[NZ] Archbishops affirm Bible in Schools

From Anglican Taonga, an update on this earlier post Anglican leader calls for an end to Bible study in schools
The two New Zealand-based Archbishops have publicly declared that the Anglican Church stands four-square behind the Bible in Schools programme.

Archbishop David Moxon and Archbishop Brown Turei were moved to comment following televised remarks made yesterday by St Matthew-in-the-City priest Clay Nelson, who has joined the atheist run-Secular Education Network in a bid to get the religious education programme out of the country’s primary and secondary schools.

The archbishops’ statement follows:

In the light of recent media comment, it is important to clarify and restate the Anglican Church’s commitment to Bible in Schools in this country.

Read it all and for more background see Rev. Peter Carrell here, here and here


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