A valedictorian in a Texas high school had his microphone cut off after mentioning God, and the constitutional right of students to speak about their faith. In april, I wrote about the subtle indoctrination of secular education, through which children are tacitly trained to think of faith as a private matter that should not be discussed in a public forum. The complete absence of references to God or biblical themes suggests that these are not […]
Recent study shows that people's ideas about God's values tend to match their own, and researchers are using this to conclude that religious people impose their own beliefs on God, thereby creating their very own perfect being, and validating their own views. There's just one problem I have with the analysis of the results: correlation doesn't imply causation.
Excellent follow-up to my last post on Dr. Hunter Baker’s book, The End of Secularism. Warren is absolutely right. We need not be afraid of talking about religion in education – or any other public venue for that matter – when religious understanding is so key to our culture, tradition and social composition. And it appears that this issue will become ever more important as we move into an increasingly pluralist society.