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Recently, we discussed the case of Abington vs. Schempp. I explained that the Supreme Court declared that the Bible was “worthy of study” and could be “presented objectively as part of a secular program of education in the public schools.”
But, as I said at the conclusion, exactly how that happens is a more difficult question.
Several groups, including the American Jewish Congress, National Bible Association, and the People for the American Way have agreed that the Constitution permits schools to teach about religion and the Bible without resorting to indoctrination in violation of the First Amendment.
While it may be difficult to teach a course on the Bible at a public school, it is neither impossible nor illegal.
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