Religion in schools: Watershed case to ensure teaching and not preaching
Far from shutting down space to engage with religion, an application filed in the Gauteng High Court by an NGO seeking to prohibit six public schools from advertising themselves as exclusively “Christian” or as having a “Christian ethos”, actually aims to broaden the experience of religious and spiritual instruction in public schools, in keeping with the country’s Constitution and other policies. By MARIANNE THAMM.
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