Tuesday, June 7, 2011

Schools miss the point

In First Things, Patrick J. Wolf reviews the new book Does God Make a Difference? by the late Warren A. Nord, a political and religious liberal who taught philosophy at the University of North Carolina.
"With regard to religion," writes Warren Nord, "American education is superficial, illiberal, and unconstitutional. ... This should be recognized for what it is, a scandal." From kindergarten through college, public schools do a miserable job of teaching students about religion, if they even make the attempt. They leave most young adults poorly prepared to understand their world.

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