Table of contents for Does God belong in public schools? / Kent Greenawalt.


Bibliographic record and links to related information available from the Library of Congress catalog


Information from electronic data provided by the publisher. May be incomplete or contain other coding.


Counter
Preface ix
Introduction 1

PART I: HISTORY AND PURPOSES 11

CHAPTER 1: A Brief History of American Public Schools and Religion 13
CHAPTER 2: Purposes of Public School Education 23

PART II: DEVOTIONS, CLUBS, AND TEACHING RELIGION AS TRUE 35

CHAPTER 3: Devotional Practices: Prayer and Bible Reading 37
CHAPTER 4: Moments of Silence 58
CHAPTER 5: Teaching Religious Propositions 64
CHAPTER 6: Equal Facilities 69

PART III: TEACHING ABOUT RELIGION 77

CHAPTER 7: Teaching and Religion in the Public School 79
CHAPTER 8: Teaching Natural Science I: Relation between Science and Religion 88
CHAPTER 9: Teaching Natural Science II: Evolutionism, Creationism, and Intelligent Design 101
CHAPTER 10: Teaching Natural Science III: What Amounts to Teaching Religion? 116
CHAPTER 11: History, Economics, and Literature 126
CHAPTER 12: Morals, Civics, and Comparative Religion 138
CHAPTER 13: Constitutional Constraints and Other Legal Limits 152

PART IV: RIGHTS OF STUDENTS 161

CHAPTER 14: Student Rights to Religious Freedom and to Free Speech on Religious Topics 163
CHAPTER 15: Excusing Students When They or Their Parents Object 174
Notes 189
Index 257



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Religion in the public schools -- United States.
Religion in the public schools -- Law and legislation -- United States.
Education and state -- United States.