Philosopher Dan Dennett calls for religion — all religion — to be taught in schools, so we can understand its nature as a natural phenomenon. Then he takes on The Purpose-Driven Life, disputing its claim that, to be moral, one must deny evolution.

Philosopher Dan Dennett calls for religion — all religion — to be taught in schools, so we can understand its nature as a natural phenomenon. Then he takes on The Purpose-Driven Life, disputing its claim that, to be moral, one must deny evolution.

Keep pushing for religion in schools, and you might end up with one you really don't like in them.

Keep pushing for religion in schools, and you might end up with one you really don't like in them.

Why a physicist should speak at your funeral.                              …

Why a physicist should speak at your funeral.

Writing Worksheet – Metaphors & Similes (PDF) Metaphors and similes: without them poetry would be prosy, religion would be non-existent and opiates would be indescribable. A good metaphor is more than a literary device; it can shift someone’s entire perception of a situation, often with memorable and lasting effect. Metaphors and similes are slippery in…

Metaphor and Simile Worksheet

Writing Worksheet – Metaphors & Similes (PDF) Metaphors and similes: without them poetry would be prosy, religion would be non-existent and opiates would be indescribable. A good metaphor is more than a literary device; it can shift someone’s entire perception of a situation, often with memorable and lasting effect. Metaphors and similes are slippery in…

Philosopher Dan Dennett calls for religion -- all religion -- to be taught in schools, so we can understand its nature as a natural phenomenon. Then he takes on The Purpose-Driven Life, disputing its claim that, to be moral, one must deny evolution.

Philosopher Dan Dennett calls for religion -- all religion -- to be taught in schools, so we can understand its nature as a natural phenomenon. Then he takes on The Purpose-Driven Life, disputing its claim that, to be moral, one must deny evolution.

Colors and Culture - How colours are understood by various world cultures and religions. Interesting just how varied colour symbolism can be!

Colors and Culture - How colours are understood by various world cultures and religions. Interesting just how varied colour symbolism can be!

This chart compares all world religions in a very concise and easy to read way. The information given for each religion is uniform. I would use this as a grade-level text in a 5-6 grade classroom.

This chart compares all world religions in a very concise and easy to read way. The information given for each religion is uniform. I would use this as a grade-level text in a 5-6 grade classroom.

Ultimate advent activity list. Focus on the build up to Christmas with our 75 family activities for advent. There are many low cost or no cost activities for kids of all ages here.

Ultimate advent activity list 2015

Ultimate advent activity list. Focus on the build up to Christmas with our 75 family activities for advent. There are many low cost or no cost activities for kids of all ages here.

Teach Not Preach - a high school religion teacher's blog on teaching more religion in schools.

Teach Not Preach - a high school religion teacher's blog on teaching more religion in schools.

Art class inspiration: Identity. would switch this up to put Bible verses and sayings to remind us of our identity in Christ.

Art class inspiration: Identity. would switch this up to put Bible verses and sayings to remind us of our identity in Christ.

We don't care if you believe in gods or worship them. That is your right. But if you want to push your beliefs into our schools, government or laws, understand that is NOT your right or privilege. Their is no war on religion. There is only a push back on your centuries of breaking the law because no one bothered to point out your crimes before.

We don't care if you believe in gods or worship them. That is your right. But if you want to push your beliefs into our schools, government or laws, understand that is NOT your right or privilege. Their is no war on religion. There is only a push back on your centuries of breaking the law because no one bothered to point out your crimes before.

Prayer tree/Intention Tree For Catholic school teachers, this Prayer tree is a great way to make your prayer table interactive.  When you have some down time, share these with the class and give the students an time to share what they wrote.  After you read a leaf, you can put it in a "prayer box."

Prayer tree/Intention Tree For Catholic school teachers, this Prayer tree is a great way to make your prayer table interactive. When you have some down time, share these with the class and give the students an time to share what they wrote. After you read a leaf, you can put it in a "prayer box."

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