Monday, 15 September 2008

News Round



A Teacher on the Front Line as Faith and Science Clash



He scanned the faces of the sophomores in his Biology I class. Many of them, he knew from years of teaching high school in this Jacksonville suburb, had been raised to take the biblical creation story as fact. His gaze rested for a moment on Bryce Haas, a football player who attended the 6 a.m. prayer meetings of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes in the school gymnasium.

“If I do this wrong,” Mr. Campbell remembers thinking on that humid spring morning, “I’ll lose him.”



A fascinating glimpse at the chalkface from the New York Times.

2 comments:

  1. An interesting article. The link isn't quite right though - it's to a page containing the link to the article. The direct url is
    http://www.nytimes.com/2008/08/24/education/24evolution.html?pagewanted=1&ref=us

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  2. Thanks Brian - I have amended the original link now.

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