Archive for the ‘Education & faith’ Category
Responses from Elaine Storkey, Richard Mouw, James Skillen, Nicholas Wolsterstorff, Ian Buruma, & Alvin Plantinga
The general feeling within the Mormon Church is that education never stops. Seventh in our series “The Power of the Mormons in New York City”
Complaints against religious discrimination on the workplace or in the classroom are rising at record rates. How can you protect yourself from one of the most discriminatory queries of all is, “Which religion do you practice?”
There is a mythology that in the public schools religion cannot be mentioned, the Bible can’t be taught, and religious expression is prohibited. As we gear up for a new school year, here are the commonly accepted guidelines for teaching the Bible (and religion) in the public school.
The state holiday originated as a way to honor the Sabbath school movement. Part 10 of A Journey through Williamsburg-Greenpoint religions.
De Blasio asks U.S. Supreme Court to slam the door on troublesome worship services in public schools
Also opposes Muslim lawsuit against NYPD spying. Announces $8 million grants to faith-based and other community groups for Middle School afterschool programs.
At Assafa Islamic Center kids memorize 80,000 Arabic words from the Qur’an. On God’s Row Eldridge Street
Because of inadequate public school capacity, the de Blasio administration has been urging religious schools to consider adding programs.
The floors are being polished, the books are stacking up and school bells are being dusted off! The young scholars are coming back for more wisdom!
Sunday school missionaries were the church planters & community developers of the 19th Century. Part 11 of A Journey through Williamsburg-Greenpoint religions.