Tuesday, August 24, 2010

High school test 'slams' Christianity, lauds Islam

By YOAV GONEN

http://www.nypost.com/rw/nypost/2010/08/24/news/photos_stories/Cropped/muslim_christian--300x450.jpg(New York Post)  Teachers complain that the reading selections from the Regents exam in global history and geography given last week featured glowing passages pertaining to Muslim society but much more critical essay excerpts on the subject of Christianity.

"There should have been a little balance in there," said one Brooklyn teacher who administered the exam but did not want to be identified.

"To me, this was offensive because it's just so inappropriate and the timing of it was piss-poor," he added, referring to the debate over the plan to build a mosque near Ground Zero.

The most troubling passage came from Daniel Roselle's "A World History: A Cultural Approach," observers said.

The passage reads: "Wherever they went, the Moslems [sic] brought with them their love of art, beauty and learning. From about the eighth to the eleventh century, their culture was superior in many ways to that of western Christendom."

Meanwhile, an excerpt listing the common procedures used by Christian friars to introduce the religion in Latin America stated that "idols, temples and other material evidences of paganism [were] destroyed," and "Christian buildings [were] often constructed on sites of destroyed native temples" -- and built with free Indian labor, to boot..

1 comment:

Pablo said...

Here is a far greater threat to Roman Catholicism:

http://panopticonic.com/2010/08/23/iris-scanning-in-leon-mexico/

"...opting out does not help. Opting out actually puts more of a flag on you than just being part of the system. We believe everyone will opt-in...”

Satan's lament is this was not around during the Cristero Rebellion; Blessed Miguel Pro and the other Priests could have been martyred much sooner.

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