“Godless secular humanism”: Scotland’s new state religion?

n a joint submission to be presented to the Scottish government today, the Church of Scotland and the Humanist Society Scotland call for Religious Observance in schools to be renamed ‘time for reflection’. They argue that this would ensure inclusive gatherings for pupils, instead of assemblies that promote one faith or belief system over others. This would also ease the concerns of parents over religious indoctrination, and give pupils an opportunity to explore different faiths. The organisations further point out that such a reformation would better reflect the diverse demographics of modern-day Scotland. Read the full article in New Humanist here


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