The Education Act and Its Opponents: A Series of Letters

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Simpkin, Marshall and Company, 1871 - 43 páginas
 

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Página 19 - Sunday school or any place of religious worship, or that he shall attend any religious observance or any instruction in religious subjects in the school or elsewhere, from which observance or instruction he may be withdrawn by his parent, or that he shall, if withdrawn by his parent, attend the school on any day exclusively set apart for religious observance by the religious body to which his parent belongs.
Página 23 - No religious catechism or religious formulary which is distinctive of any particular denomination shall be taught in the school.
Página 18 - It shall not be required, as a condition of any child being admitted into or continuing in the school, that he shall attend or abstain from attending any Sunday school, or any place of religious worship...
Página 19 - The time or times during which any religious observance is practised or instruction in religious subjects is given at any meeting of the school shall be either at the beginning or at the end or at the beginning and the end of such meeting, and shall be inserted in a...
Página 19 - ... to be approved by the Education Department, and to be kept permanently and conspicuously affixed in every schoolroom ; and any scholar may be withdrawn by his parent from such observance or instruction without forfeiting any of the other benefits of the school...
Página 18 - No parliamentary grant shall be made in aid of building, enlarging, improving, or fitting up any elementary school, except in pursuance of a memorial duly signed, and containing the information required by the education department for enabling them to decide on the application, and sent...
Página 23 - In places where there is suf' ficient accommodation provided by existing schools receiving Govern' ment grants, the School Board shall have power to send children, ' providing the managers are willing to receive such children, and to ' undertake that no creed, catechism, or tenet peculiar to any sect shall be ' taught to them, unless the parents or guardians have signed a form ' desiring that such teaching shall be given.
Página 13 - he says " to prevent any religion or any creed from being expounded and taught," and he further goes on to say that Mr. Jacob Bright's amendment on the clause, to the effect that in any such school in which the Holy Scriptures shall be taught the teaching shall not be used or directed in favour of or against the distinctive tenets of any religious denomination was rejected by a majority of 251 to 130.
Página 5 - That this meeting, utterly repudiating, on the strongest grounds of Scripture and conscience, the receipt of money raised by taxation and granted by Government, for sustaining the Christian religion, feels bound to apply this principle no less to the work of religious education ; and considering that the education given by the Congregational Churches must be religious...
Página 5 - Scripture and conscience, the receipt of money raised by taxation and granted by Government, for sustaining the Christian religion, feels bound to apply this principle no less to the work of religious education ; and considering that the education given by the Congregational Churches must be religious education, advises most respectfully, but most earnestly, that no Government aid be received by them for schools established in their own connexion ; and that all funds confided to the disposal of the...

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