How Faith Ed the Book Was Born

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Less than five months to go until publication day for Faith Ed (August 18), and I figured it was time to tell you a little bit about where I got the idea for this book. Two events – one in my own childhood and one in more recent history – sent me off on this journey to look at public schools’ efforts to teach about the world’s religions.

The first event or experience, really, came from my family’s move from the Finger Lakes Region in western New York state to a small town … Continue reading

Church/State Issues, Update on Faith Ed

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Thought you’d enjoy my latest piece of writing – a post for The Huffington Post in response to a school district that advertised for a superintendent with Christian values. Yes, some school systems have not yet realized that it’s unconstitutional to promote one religion. You can find that article at this link.

Meanwhile, in other news, my new Writing About Religion class at Grub Street is just about full. There are just four spots left. The class … Continue reading