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UK Schools Put Paganism in Curriculum

Anything but Christianity:

Paganism has been included in an official school religious education syllabus for the first time.

Cornwall Council has told its schools that pagan beliefs, which include witchcraft, druidism and the worship of ancient gods such as Thor, should be taught alongside Christianity, Islam and Judaism.

The requirements are spelled out in an agreed syllabus drawn up by Cornwall’s RE advisory group.

It says that from the age of five, children should begin learning about standing stones, such as Stonehenge. At the age of 11, pupils can begin exploring ‘modern paganism and its importance for many in Cornwall’.

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Mary De Voe said...

The only trouble with paganism is that they do not tell us about the true God.

Sophia's Favorite said...

It's not like UK schools would be teaching Christianity anyway.

I've always found it telling it's The Church of England, rather than the English Church. The first phrasing somewhat suggests it's an institution that worships the country I prefer to call "occupied east Wales".

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