Religion and the State: Why Moderate Teaching Should Be Promoted
Harvard International Review, 2007
6 Pages Posted: 27 Feb 2016
Date Written: April 18, 2007
The US and its allies are asking what they can do to curb the spread of radical, violent versions of Islam. Part of the answer lies in what Muslim children are taught in schools, especially in the Madrasas. The Saudis are now ready to stop supporting the teachings of radical Islam. Needed are textbooks and teacher training in the moderate versions of Islam. Only teaching secular topics such as science and math and liberal values will not do.
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