I’m a fan of Stephen Law, because his insistence that religious education should encourage independent critical thought resonates with DAN’s raison d’etre. As such, Law’s book, The War for Children’s Minds which elaborates on this idea, should be prescribed reading for all RAVE teachers (make that every teacher, Head, parent, church leader….come to think of it, anyone responsible for the […]
Would the world be better off without religion? That was the proposition debated in the Herald’s Intelligence Squared Australia (IQ2 Oz) Series, on 19 August in Sydney. The three arguements “for” and three “against” the proposition would make interesting viewing in class as an introduction to contrasting contemporary perspectives towards religion.