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Arizona Governor signs bill allowing Bible classes in public schools

April 19, 2012

[The Blaze – theblaze.com] By Billy Hallowell

…This week, Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer made it official and signed the controversial bill into law. Arizona is now the sixth state to offer courses in Biblical studies. Now, it’s important to note — before critics find themselves getting worked up over the legislative decision — that the classes aren’t mandatory. Additionally, the elective courses teach students about the Bible’s history as it pertains to its influence on Western civilization (this is starkly different than, say, preaching based on the holy book’s tenets). Read story»

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