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.