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Public School Proud | 5 Ways They Protect Religious Liberty for All

By Jennifer Hawks | March 25, 2019

Although public schools do not advance religion nor are they hostile to it, many misconceptions exist about religion in public schools. Here are five ways America’s public schools protect everyone’s religious liberty.

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Charles Johnson, founder and executive director of Pastors for Children, talks about public education as a public trust.

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“Kwanzaa is an African American and Pan-African holiday which celebrates family, community and culture,” according to Kwanzaa’s official Web site. “Celebrated from 26 December thru 1 January, its origins are in the first harvest celebrations of Africa from which it takes its name.” The name “Kwanzaa” comes from the Swahili phrase “matunda ya kwanza,” which […]

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Why the Grinch Stole Christmas

By Cliff Vaughn | December 5, 2000

I’m less interested in how the Grinch stole Christmas than in why the Grinch stole Christmas. The former seems to be about logistics, the latter about motive and spirit. Director Ron Howard’s film version of Dr. Seuss’ classic tale devotes as much time to why as it does to how. The film explores the question […]

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Rural Communities and Churches

By Gary Farley | December 5, 2000

Social ethicist and theologian Reinhold Niebuhr warned us in the mid-20th century that a “free market” economy leads ultimately to monopolies controlled by corporate lords, not to some Adam Smith utopia. A truly free market is too risky. Monopolies ensure large profits for some and feed human avarice. Niebuhr claimed that despite corporate America’s cries […]

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Gen Xmas

By Andrew Rudd | November 28, 2000

Christmas is the season of good cheer? ‘Tis the season to be jolly? Peace on earth, goodwill to men? The Xperience of Christmas has arguably been less whole, peaceful or jolly for Xers than for previous generations. Holidays have long provided continuity. Their repetitive cycles, traditions and rituals counter the betrayals and disappointments of life. […]

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The History of December 25

By Cliff Vaughn | November 28, 2000

“In its furthest, dimmest past, Christmas may have a now-forgotten, prehistoric ritual of the sun as one of its ancestors,” wrote folklorist and holidays expert Jack Santino in All Around the Year. ” Although Christmas is a religious commemoration of the birth of Jesus, it may well be celebrated on December 25 because of the […]

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