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Religious Clarity: Norman Bonney writes in The Scotsman

 

The furore in a South Lanarkshire school that has led to the banishment of members of the Church of Christ from the chaplaincy and volunteer roles in the school and the reassignment of the head and deputy head to other duties with the local education authority (your reports) raises numerous issues.

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Prof AC Grayling shares his thoughts on secularism with Edinburgh Secular Society

Edinburgh Secular Society is grateful for AC Grayling’s support.

Kate Smurthwaite shares her thoughts on secularism with Edinburgh Secular Society

We are very grateful to Kate for sharing her thoughts with us.

Schools Chaplaincy exposed by Edinburgh Secular Society

Times Educational Supplement for Scotland have, after been given exclusive access to a detailed report from Edinburgh Secular Society, run the following article.

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The full report represents around one year of research by the Edinburgh Secular Society team.

The full report ‘Evidence of Evangelical Christian Organisations Targeting & Accessing Scotland’s Non-denominational Schools’  will become available in the Documents & Resources section at 4pm.

See the full article below:

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Edinburgh Secular Society featured in the Herald

This interesting column by the Herald’s education editor, Andy Denholm, references Edinburgh Secular Society.

The ESS campaign has enjoyed a lot of press coverage, not surprising given the blatant undemocratic element of compulsory religious reps.

View online here.

Letters from the Scotsman

An interesting set of letters in the Scotsman discussing Edinburgh Secular Society’s decision to publish a list of unelected religious reps in Scotland.

http://www.scotsman.com/news/opinion/letters/a-secular-faith-1-3013271

Support for Edinburgh Secular Society from the Scotsman

An interesting piece from Hugh Reilly at the Scotsman, very supportive of the ESS position on Education Committee Reps.

Edinburgh Secular Society is delighted that this contentious issue is finally being given due consideration.

http://www.scotsman.com/news/hugh-reilly-schools-faith-policy-away-with-fairies-1-3010026

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