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Doubling Your Holiday Fun: St. Nick and Jesus

When our eldest daughter was very young, we decided that we were sick of Santa Claus getting all the attention on Christmas Day. It was nothing personal against the secular icon of generosity and giving; there are worse things in our secularized culture than the beloved fat man in the red suit. 1,086 more words

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One Among Many? Raising Children in a Religiously Plural World

Issues regarding religious education were once again in the news this past week. Six Muslim private schools in East London are at risk of extremist views and radicalization, the BBC reports. 860 more words

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Religious education or indoctrination: an evening of lively discussion

The organisers should be thanked and praised as far as the idea of the forum is concerned. Clearly it was a legitimate forum for local teachers, parents, theology professors and Liberal Christian ministers to express their feelings and ideas about the goods and the bads of RE in school. 828 more words

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Asking Questions

Last week I was teaching the story about Abraham and Sarah when I found my class asking questions about God. I let the lesson veer away from the story of Abraham and Sarah, and we ended up entering into a conversation about who is God? 180 more words

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November Remembrance Tree

Here’s the finished result of the Remembrance Tree we created in school! Before class I sketched out the shape of a tree on black sugar paper, and at the beginning of class each student in my first year group was given a square piece of card. 49 more words

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Some 40 form four students at Gutu High School in Gutu had a chilling experience when they last week on Saturday watched their Religious Studies teacher, Blessmore Ngwarai drown in the school dam. 207 more words


Classes 7 & 8 November 12 & 19, 2014

I just looked and realized that, once again, I did not post an update on last week’s class. I might be losing my mind.

In any case, last week, we covered the Sacrament of the Eucharist. 601 more words

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