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Gagnon, Paul – American Educator: The Professional Journal of the American Federation of Teachers, 1987
Discusses the fact that although Jewish (along with Greek ideas) and Christian ideas make up the roots of Western culture, they are hardly mentioned in recent historical textbooks. This shortchanges students because they fail to learn the religious sources of human rights and democracy. (PS)
Descriptors: Christianity, Elementary Education, History Instruction, History Textbooks