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    Young Sikhs In Maryland Fight Bias With Diplomacy In The Classroom

    One recent afternoon, two dozen teenagers stayed late at Hoover Middle School in Potomac, Md., for a presentation on Jewish culture. They tasted matzoh brittle, spun dreidels, colored Purim masks and watched a video of a rabbi blowing a ram’s horn. Some clowned or texted, but one student...
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    Discovering Religion In The Classroom

    Discovering religion in the classroom By Brandon Davis Published: Tuesday, February 22nd, 2011 There are eight students in the class, some Muslim, Jewish, Christian, Sikh and Hindu. On the table in front of us are our three, 500-page Pequod packets, compilations of the major Sufi teachings and...
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    SciTech Islam, Science And Concerns About Creationism In The Classroom

    Jalees Rehman Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Chicago Posted: January 1, 2011 08:26 AM I have often been asked why we scientists are so resistant to introducing ideas such as "creation science" in the biology classroom. My first reaction is to say that these ideas are...
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    Christianity Religion In The Classroom

    Religion in the Classroom February 26, 2010 In a recent issue of Newsweek, religion editor Lisa Miller took Harvard University to task for failing to seriously educate its students in religion. This gap exists in part because of the pressure of some faculty who contend religion should not...