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← Texas State Board of Education approves Bible course for high schools

PristinePanda's Avatar Jump to comment 78 by PristinePanda

Some knowledge of the Bible is important merely to understand the plethora of biblical allusions, motifs and themes underlying our culture.

It's beneficial to learn about the Bible even if only to be able to refute Christianity better via a realistic knowledge of the contents of the monstrosity.

You're worried about an elective requiring Bible reading? I was required to read passages from the Bible for AP English Literature in high school, and that's definitely not an elective.

Of far more pressing concern is getting ID out of our public schools. Biblical literacy never hurt anyone. I sincerely doubt that any Christian can read said book cover to cover and not apostatize. :D

Sat, 19 Jul 2008 19:14:00 UTC | #203157