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The Bible Literacy Project has issued a new textbook aimed at public schools.

The organization is based in my hometown, but I

"What matters are movies, not awards; experiences, not celebrations; the subjective power of individual critical points of view, not the declamatory compromises of consensus." - Richard Brody, "Godard's Surprise Win Is a Victory for Independent Cinema," The New Yorker

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I haven't seen the textbooks. Reactions I've seen cause me to have my doubts. Those who want the Bible in the school think it's wonderful. Those (and I am talking of people of faith) who want sectarian religion kept out of the schools see this as a ploy. There already are biblical courses that are perfectly acceptable in schools. This one seems to have an Evangelical slant that is woven into the course.

A foreign movie can't be stupid.

-from the film

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