Article image
Article image
This article displays in one automatically-generated column. View the full page to see article in its original form.


Giving evidence at Wellington yesterdaybe fare- the Education Committee in regard to the Religious Instruction in Schools Bill, the Rev.'W. A. Congregational minister, of Auckland, said that if the Bible-in-schools principle was not showing all-round fairness to nil denominations th± Congregational Church would Ik? the first to oppose it. A great deal had been i»a»d and- written about the opportunity which the Bible-in-schools scheme would give to proselytism. In all his experience in Xew South' Wales of the working of the system he never on any occasion heard of this being attempted He never knew of a miiiistei or teacher attempting to proselytise. Far from this arrangement being pernicious and open 10 abnee, it was bringing the Free Churches of New South Wales together ?nd helping to create *i better understanding : n a way that no other plan had been able to do. Much had been made of the al'egcd injustice which this scheme would put on a Roman CVtholie teacher, but he had never met a teacher who had refused to give a lesson or one whose conscience was" hurt by the supervising of a riding lesson.

This article text was automatically generated and may include errors. View the full page to see article in its original form.
Permanent link to this item

Bibliographic details

BIBLE IN SCHOOLS, Issue 15628, 20 October 1914

Word Count

BIBLE IN SCHOOLS Issue 15628, 20 October 1914

  1. New formats

    Papers Past now contains more than just newspapers. Use these links to navigate to other kinds of materials.

  2. Hierarchy

    These links will always show you how deep you are in the collection. Click them to get a broader view of the items you're currently viewing.

  3. Search

    Enter names, places, or other keywords that you're curious about here. We'll look for them in the fulltext of millions of articles.

  4. Search

    Browsed to an interesting page? Click here to search within the item you're currently viewing, or start a new search.

  5. Search facets

    Use these buttons to limit your searches to particular dates, titles, and more.

  6. View selection

    Switch between images of the original document and text transcriptions and outlines you can cut and paste.

  7. Tools

    Print, save, zoom in and more.

  8. Explore

    If you'd rather just browse through documents, click here to find titles and issues from particular dates and geographic regions.

  9. Need more help?

    The "Help" link will show you different tips for each page on the site, so click here often as you explore the site.