ERIC Number: EJ423697
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: N/A
The Bible as Textbook in Public Schools.
Warshaw, Thayer S.
Religion & Public Education, v17 n1 p127-38 Win 1990
Offers approaches for using the Bible as a textbook in literature, social studies, history, and humanities classes, based on the author's "Handbook for Teaching the Bible in English Classes." Recommends creationism not be included in the science curriculum and teachers be trained for sensitivity to student pluralism. Comments on relevant U.S. Supreme Court opinions. (CH)
Descriptors: Ancient History, Biblical Literature, Court Litigation, Cultural Awareness, Cultural Pluralism, Curriculum Development, Ethical Instruction, Higher Education, History Instruction, Humanities Instruction, Instructional Materials, Literature, Moral Values, Public Schools, Religion Studies, Religious Factors, Secondary Education, Social Studies, State Church Separation, Teaching Methods, Textbooks, Thematic Approach
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
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Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: First Amendment