Most religious faiths teach that as humans we possess an immortal soul. Where did that idea come from? Is it biblical?

Philosopher Dan Dennett calls for religion — all religion — to be taught in schools, so we can understand its nature as a natural phenomenon. Then he takes on The Purpose-Driven Life, disputing its claim that, to be moral, one must deny evolution.

Twenty years of teaching had taught Martha Ball to expect the unexpected, especially around seventh graders. As she started a new job teaching social studies at Butler Middle School in the mid-1980s,

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In its inclusion of religion in state and national standards, the United States serves as a positive model for the world. Putting this vision into practice, however, will require better teacher training and more thoughtful curriculum planning. In today's climate of accountability and standards, many.

Early contributions to biology were made by Catholic scientists such as Jean-Baptiste Lamarck and the Augustinian monk Gregor Mendel.Since the publication of Charles Darwin’s On the Origin of Species in 1859, the attitude of the Catholic Church on the theory of evolution has slowly been refined.

The First Amendment defines the parameters of including religious content in U.S. public school classrooms, but teachers still wonder: What does religion as content look like?

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Most religious faiths teach that as humans we possess an immortal soul. Where did that idea come from? Is it biblical?

And of course, trying to teach your kids about all these religions can feel intimidating, especially for those of us who neve.

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When children are raised in a religious environment, what they are taught about religion is relatively obvious and organized.

Wertheimer is a former education editor of the Boston Globe and the author of Faith Ed: Teaching About Religion In An Age of Intolerance. The slightest misstep on a lesson about the world's religions—in particular, Islam—can cause chaos for a public school teacher. Sometimes it doesn't even.

Easter is the most important festival in the Christian calendar. It celebrates the resurrection from the dead of Jesus, three days after he was executed.

A roundup of religious news and events for Berks County and surrounding areas for the week beginning July 24, 2016. Sharon Mast will present a free program, "Bring Out the Best in Yourself & Others,".

Wertheimer is a former education editor of the Boston Globe and the author of Faith Ed: Teaching About Religion In An Age of Intolerance. The slightest misstep on a lesson about the world’s religions—in particular, Islam—can cause chaos for a public school teacher. Sometimes it doesn’t even.

How well do you know religion? Do you know the correct spelling, grammar rules, and accurate definitions? Probably not. A rec.

Easter is the most important festival in the Christian calendar. It celebrates the resurrection from the dead of Jesus, three days after he was executed.

Wertheimer is a former education editor of the Boston Globe and the author of Faith Ed: Teaching About Religion In An Age of Intolerance. The slightest misstep on a lesson about the world’s religions—.

Dodging lessons about religion in public schools does a disservice to students, leading to “religious illiteracy,” said scholars who gathered for a discussion on the subject Wednesday. “This is a nece.

The Table A setting to debate the issues of the day. Should we teach religion in public schools? And if so, how? We Must Teach about Religion in High Schools

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I was raised in a Christian home and was taught very little about other religions. I also attended a Christian school for a number of years where I was taught a great deal of misinformation about othe.

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Emily Freeman, a writer in Montana, grew up unaffiliated to a religion — culturally Jewish on her father’s side, a smattering of churchgoing on her mother’s. She and her husband Nathan Freeman talked.

Philosopher Dan Dennett calls for religion — all religion — to be taught in schools, so we can understand its nature as a natural phenomenon. Then he takes on The Purpose-Driven Life, disputing its claim that, to be moral, one must deny evolution.

In the controversies that occur in American public schools over textbook quality or how to teach evolution, we might be missing something important. When progressives talk about religion in school we.

In some history textbooks, the last mention of religion falls in the 1800s. But religion still matters in a nation where residents are free to practice — or not practice — as they wish, say three su.

Barrett wrote the article with John Garvey, her soon-to-be colleague at Notre Dame’s law school (he’s now the President of Ca.

Wertheimer is a former education editor of the Boston Globe and the author of Faith Ed: Teaching About Religion In An Age of Intolerance. The slightest misstep on a lesson about the world’s religions—in particular, Islam—can cause chaos for a public school teacher. Sometimes it doesn’t even.

Islam according to the Quran teaches love and compassion for every human being, no matter their religion, says Turkish author Adnan Oktar whose television show is watched by millions in the Arab world.

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"Sometimes I fear that in order to try to teach tolerance we say we're all alike and we forget to acknowledge our distinctions. And it's in acknowledging our differences and celebrating those differences that we come to better understand one another," says Rabbi Sandy Sasso, director of religion, spirituality, and the arts at Butler.

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Tom Hoopes, teacher of world religions, peace studies, and holistic health at George School, will present on the theme of "Teaching Religion(s) and Spirituality at a Friends School and Elsewhere" at h.

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As public schools prepare for the fall, several states are grappling with an issue that seems to be a perennial newsmaker: how to deal with religion. In Florida, for example, state lawmakers recently.

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MENOMONIE, Wis. (WEAU)–The discussion of religion in the classroom continues, as a local school district meets with community members to discuss the teaching of Islam in the classroom. A forum was he.

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