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National education organizations have agreed about the importance of including religion in the curriculum and how to teach about it. Because religion plays a significant role in history and society, study about religion is essential to understanding both the national and the world. Omission of facts about religion can give students the false impression that the religious life of humankind is insignificant or unimportant. Failure to understand event, the basic symbols, practices and concepts of the various religions make much of history, literature, art and contemporary life unintelligible. Study about religion in education is also important if students are to value religion liberty as the most well-known freedom guaranteed in the Bill of Rights. Moreover, knowledge of the roles for religion in the past promotes cross-cultural understanding essential to democracy and world peace. In schools exists different students/pupils affiliated to different religion, thus, focus on education purposes not to make one religion feel inferior or one superior about their religion. Therefore, we
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  • Summer '16
  • Dr. Willy
  • National education organizations

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