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BIBLE IN SCHOOLS

At a meeting of the. Centra] Committee for Canterbury and West land of the Bibie-in-Schools League held at. Christchureh last night the following resolution was earned unanimously:—"That this _ committee express their regret at. the finding of "he Parliamentary Commit t-eo on this matter, which has deprived the electors of the right of expressing a direct opinion on this most important subject at the forthcoming elections, but in view of this finding we ur?e the electors to makedoubly sure that they return to Parliament members pledged to allow the electors to expre.-s their views as to whether thev wish their children any longer to be educated under a system which has no placo in it for instruction in the P».hkand the principles of Chiistian religion, upon which the stability and moral energy of our ration and Empire depend. \\e urge that no. question of mere party politics be allowed to come before the de.i fiion of this fundamental principle of the educational basis ot our life as people. To further this e>id we again pledge oiu cordial and loyal co-operation with tlie Dominion Executive of the league." It was decided to co-opeiate in the ob ervance of Sunday, December 6, as " Bible-in Schools Sunday." i

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BIBLE IN SCHOOLS, Evening Star, Issue 15647, 11 November 1914

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BIBLE IN SCHOOLS Evening Star, Issue 15647, 11 November 1914

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