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Compulsory religious education in contemporary multi-faith society

Charles W. Karunaratna

Compulsory religious education in contemporary multi-faith society

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Published by Theo Logos in Ilford .
Written in English

  • Religious education -- Great Britain.,
  • Religious education -- Great Britain -- History.,
  • Religious education -- Sri Lanka -- History.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p85-89.

    Statementby CharlesW. Karunaratna.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi,89p. :
    Number of Pages89
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15216981M
    ISBN 101899367004

    The purpose and effect of such an exemption are not to support, favor, advance, or assist the Amish, but to allow their centuries-old religious society, here long before the advent of any compulsory education, to survive free from the heavy impediment compliance with the Wisconsin compulsory education law would impose.

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