Monday, December 08, 2014

Britain All Shook Up: Cultural illiteracy of Biblical proportions

If you see a manger scene and the baby Jesus has antennae, you'll know what happened:
Christianity is being banished from school nativity plays as the annual performance of the Christmas story is replaced with bland “winter celebrations”, research among parents suggests. 
Even in schools which retain religious themes, most now opt for a modernised version of the nativity story, often featuring elaborate twists and children dressed as unlikely additions such as punk fairies, aliens, Elvis, lobsters, spacemen and even recycling bins ...
Read more in the Daily Telegraph here.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

England lets Singring in, and look what ensues.