SMH–What lies beneath – a question of ethics

The Anglican Archbishop, Dr Peter Jensen, wrote an article entitled ”Ten reasons the ethics trial is not a good idea” in the Anglican publication, Southern Cross.

“The non-religious St James Ethics Centre has already received wide exposure ”¦ boosted by those who see this as a chance to break SRE and remove all trace of religion from public life,” Jensen wrote.

He argues that there is an implication that teachers are not doing their job teaching mainstream ethical behaviour and that the course is presented as new, exciting and more useful than SRE, which may lead to fewer children choosing it.

The study of religion is vital to an understanding of our culture, art, faith and human history, Jensen writes.

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One comment on “SMH–What lies beneath – a question of ethics

  1. azusa says:

    “The non-religious St James Ethics Centre”
    Oh, the irony! the irony! They need to read James 3:1 – and many other verses from their patron.