Tag : Religion Classes
title : Religious Teaching in Tennessee Public Schools Debated, House Passes Bill to Restrict Proselytizing
summary : Debates about exactly how to teach religion to Tennessee public school students are rocking the state's school districts to their cores, with activists and concerned parents saying they worry middle school students are being "indoctrinated" with a sanitized version of Islam. Tennessee legislators got involved, and determined that educators could still teach students about religion, but not in any way that proselytizes, under a bill that passed the state House on Monday night.
date : Mar 02, 2016 12:37 PM EST
title : Religious Literacy in Today's World: New Harvard Divinity Free Online Course Launches March 1
summary : "World Religions Through Their Scriptures," Harvard Divinity School's newest online course, launches March 1, with a goals of opening dialogues and changing the world. Religious literacy, in modern terms, now requires acknowledging that faith communities are internally diverse and always evolving, said Diane Moore, lead organizer of the online course and director of Harvard Divinity School's Religious Literacy Project.
date : Feb 29, 2016 07:33 PM EST