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Religious Freedom Goes to School

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) has initiated this campaign to strengthen religious freedom in public schools in South Carolina. The project will seek to challenge the public schools to proactively protect religious freedom amongst the students, because the schools are a place for all no matter their religious conviction.

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Approach to Teaching Religious Tolerance

This link contains a lesson plan for teaching about religious tolerance. The lesson plan focuses around the concept of religious freedom and how this issue is critical to understanding rights in the United States. References to the Constitution, specifically the First Amendment, are made throughout the lesson plan. Emphasis is placed on discussing the major [...]

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Learning to live together: An intercultural and interfaith programme for ethics and education

“Learning to Live Together approaches the issue of ethics education from the perspectives of intercultural and interfaith learning, human rights and quality education, where ethics and values are nurtured and where children are given the space to develop their innate potential for spirituality. It is our hope that this new resource will give us the [...]

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Board of Studies – New South Wales: Studies of Religion – Stage 6 (April 2005)

 “The Stage 6 Studies of Religion syllabus acknowledges religion as a distinctiveanswer to the human need for meaning in life. An understanding of religionprovides a perspective for the human view of reality and deals with daily living aswell as with the ultimate source, meaning and goal of life… The Studies of Religion syllabus acknowledges that [...]

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