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WV House approves Bible course elective for high schools

Feb 26, 2020

By Mark Curtis

After a sometimes heated debate, the House voted to let individual counties decide if they wanted to have classes on biblical history in public schools. The move is voluntary and the students could decide if they wanted to take the elective courses, or not.

Bill backers say these are to be non-religious history lessons.

“It was the Bible that influenced our country more than any other book,” said Del. Tom Fast, (R) Fayette.

“It allows county school boards if they would choose, to offer an elective course to high school students ninth through twelfth grade, a study of the Bible in its historical, academic, and its literary setting. Not the theology,” said Del. Kevan Bartlett, (R) Kanawha.

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4 comments on “WV House approves Bible course elective for high schools

  • “It was the Bible that influenced our country more than any other book,” said Del. Tom Fast, (R) Fayette.

    Sad but true, but, “The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy” is catching up quickly and appears to be on an overtake…so DON’T PANIC.

     


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  • DWH says:

    Sad but true, but, “The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy” is catching up quickly and appears to be on an overtake…so DON’T PANIC.

    Much as the Hitchhiker’s Guide has merit, this competitor really explains the Trump Administration MUCH better!

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Idiocracy

    The human population has become morbidly stupid, speaks only low registers of English competently, and is profoundly anti-intellectual, with individuals being named after corporate products. Suspecting hallucination, Joe enters a hospital, where he is incompetently diagnosed, and comes to realize what has happened to him and to society. He is arrested for not having a bar code tattoo to pay for his doctor’s appointment, and after being assigned the grossly incompetent Frito as his lawyer, he is sent to prison.

    Having said that, the US looks like it will be treating the coronavirus with prayer, as having sacked his competent science and medical advisors 2 years ago, Trump has put Mike Pence (of “cigarettes don’t cause cancer”), has now been put in charge of managing the outbreak!


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  • Oooo… Thanks for that one.  I just added it to my watch list.  I’m in a little competition with my daughter over who chooses the best movies.


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