February 3, 2006
A Church-State Clash Over College Requirements
A Christian high school has sued the U. of California for not certifying 3 courses taught from a religious viewpoint
Except for its title, American Literature: Classics for Christians looks like any other high-school textbook. It includes short stories by Nathaniel Hawthorne and Edgar Allan Poe and defines literary terms such as irony and satire.
But the text, published by A Beka Book, in Pensacola, Fla., also asks how many of Benjamin Franklin's 13 virtues have a "Scriptural