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I agree that the Bible should be taught with all religions being included.
Trying to understand Western civilization without reading the Bible is like trying to understand American history without reading the Constitution. It won’t work.
Mar 29, 2018 By David Marcus
The Bible as comprised of the Old and New Testaments is, simply put, the most important and seminal work of literature in Western Civilization. While for millions of people it is also the revealed word of God, for everyone it is an indispensable font from which springs the art, history, philosophy and governmental structures of our society. Biblical literacy, which is to say a basic, functioning knowledge of the stories of the Bible, is essential to have a full understanding of how our society works and why it differs so dramatically from others. This is why it must be thoroughly taught in the public schools.
Sadly, almost two decades into the 21st Century, biblical literacy is slipping away from…
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