Religious education in schools of Canada. by Canadian Council of Churches. Committee on Religious Education in School.

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  • Religion in the public schools -- Law and legislation -- Canada,
  • Religion in the public schools -- Canada

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Pagination21 p.
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Those who object to teaching the Bible in public schools might frantically point at the Constitution and exclaim that such a plan establishes a state religion and is forbidden.

The relevant case. Britain is no longer a Christian nation, but there is still a place in the curriculum and in school life for religious education that reflects .Sean Whittle is a Visiting Research Fellow at Heythrop College, University of London, and a Research Associate with the Centre for Research and Development in Catholic Education at St Mary’s University in Twickenham.

He also works part-time as a secondary school RE teacher at Gumley House FCJ Catholic School in West London. He is the author of A Theory of Catholic Education Format: Hardcover.

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