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163 Index Abington v. Schempp, 8–­ 9, 11–­ 12, 61, 74 Addiction, 79–­ 80, 81, 84 American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), 44–­ 45, 58, 64, 74, 75 American Council on Education, 10–­ 11 Atheism (atheist), 50–­ 53 Autonomy, 3–­ 4, 6–­ 7, 26, 38, 52, 126, 131, 140 Baptist Joint Committee for Religious Liberty, 65 Barton, David, 63 Bekoff, Marc, 102 Bible: Abraham, 26, 28, 34–­ 35, 41, 96–­ 101; Adam and Eve, 28, 93–­ 94; Chronological Bible, 32; creation stories, 22, 28, 66, 93, 127–­ 28; Dinah, 32–­ 33; Edom, 31; Esther, 91; Exodus, 22, 37–­ 40; Ezekiel, 56; Isaac, 41, 96–­ 101; Isaiah, 56; Israel, 13, 27, 29–­ 30, 36, 42–­ 43, 46, 50, 54–­ 56, 66, 72, 84, 129, 135, 138; Jeremiah, 56; Jerusalem, 43; Jesus, 31, 42, 79–­ 82, 86, 104, 118, 123–­ 25; King James Version, 63; medium of Endor, 35–­ 36; Moses, 29, 66; Noah, 92; Paul, 81; Philistines, 50–­ 52; prodigal son, 76–­ 77; Proverbs, 67, 70; Psalms, 67, 79–­ 80; Samuel , 35–­ 36, 94; Saul, 35–­ 36, 94; Shechem, 32–­ 33; Solomon, 26, 28, 43; Tamar, 31; Ten Commandments, 29, 69–­ 70, 135 Bible and Its Influence courses, 5, 13, 58–­ 86, 139 Bible as Literature courses, 5, 14, 87–­ 105, 135–­36, 138 Bible History courses, 5, 13, 15, 25–­ 58, 60, 66, 76, 89, 136–­ 36, 138–­ 39; constitutionality, 37; legal challenge, 18, 27–­ 28, 60–­ 61 Bible Literacy Project (BLP), 1–­ 2, 13, 58–­ 59, 62, 64–­ 66, 76; The Bible and Its Influence, 2, 13, 58–­ 59, 62, 64–­ 65, 70–­ 74, 76 Biblical scholarship, 14, 27–­ 28, 53–­ 56, 134–­ 36 Blocking, 34–­ 41, 46–­ 47, 53 Buddhism, 108, 111, 113–­ 14, 127, 140, 145 Cady, Linell, 12 California Social Studies Association, 68, 77 Character education, 60–­ 61, 141 Christianity (Christian, church), 13–­ 15, 18–­ 20, 23–­ 25, 27, 36, 39, 41–­ 47, 49, 52, 54–­ 55, 58–­59, 63–­66, 71–­73, 75–­80, 86, 107–­8, 111, 120, 123, 127, 132, 134–­ 35, 138–­ 39; African-­ American, 72; Catholic, 22, 59, 76, 89, 145–­ 46; Christian Reconstructionism , 63; evangelical, 1, 27, 43, 63–­ 65, 86, 123–­ 26, 144–­ 46; Jehovah’s Witnesses, 119; Orthodox, 145–­ 46; Protestant, 16, 22, 25, 59, 76–­ 77, 88–­ 89, 144–­ 46 Cole, Stewart, 9–­ 10 Community, 14–­ 18, 21, 23, 27, 46, 49, 58, 60, 72–­ 73, 78, 82, 84–­ 87, 104, 118, 139; authority of, 23, 25, 45, 139; dominant community , 23, 72, 138; multiple communities, 53, 57, 75, 85–­ 86, 89; partnership with public schools, 14–­ 16, 18–­ 19, 25; values of, 16–­ 17, 26, 49, 60 Constitutionality, 8–­ 9, 12, 23, 28, 30, 36–­ 38, 41, 44–­ 45, 48, 51, 53–­ 54, 56, 58, 60–­ 61, 64, 67–­ 68, 74–­ 75, 80, 82–­ 83, 130 Creation stories, 127–­ 28 Democracy, 3–­ 5, 10–­ 11, 56, 65, 73, 87, 89, 106–­ 7, 122, 126, 137, 141 Detachment, 14, 93, 98, 101–­ 5, 111, 116–­ 17, 119–­ 20, 127, 138 164 / Index Deuteronomistic History, 54–­ 56 Deuterocanonical writings, 24, 70, 76 Empathy, 132–­ 33, 135 Equal recognition, 13, 23, 49, 56–­ 58, 62 Ethnocentrism, 115, 122 First Amendment, 1, 3, 8, 18, 26, 37, 48, 65 Hebrew Bible, 7, 57, 71, 90 Hinduism (Hindu), 107, 108, 117–­ 18, 127 Hirsch, E. D., 95–­ 96 Holzer, Elie, 98 Homeschool, 12–­13, 15–­16, 18–­19 Homosexuality, 73, 119 Humanities, 5–­ 6, 14, 21–­ 23, 29, 69, 74, 87–­ 88, 97, 104, 140–­ 41; contribution to civic public, 5–­ 7, 14, 87, 140–­ 41; recognition function, 15, 21–­ 22, 87, 141 Indoctrination, 3–­ 4, 93, 118 Interpretation, 88–­ 89, 91, 95, 100–­ 101, 104, 116, 136 Islam (mosque, Muslim), 22, 59, 64, 89, 106–­ 8, 110–­ 11, 120–­ 21, 132, 140, 145–­ 46 Jehovah’s Witnesses, 119 Judaism (Jewish, Jews, synagogue), 21, 23, 39, 41, 43, 49, 55, 59, 64, 71–­ 72, 78, 89, 107–­ 8, 110–­ 11, 119, 121, 132, 134, 140, 145–­ 46 King, Martin Luther, Jr., 61, 135 Lemon v. Kurtzman, 9; Lemon test, 9, 61, 64 Literacy, 95; biblical, 2, 19, 89–­ 90, 95, 97–­ 98, 135; religious, 4, 111, 113, 131 Metanarrative, 30, 32, 40–­ 41, 45, 76–­ 77 Misrecognition, 13, 15, 23–­ 24, 48–­ 51, 53, 70 Moore, Diane, 106 National Council on Bible Curriculum in Public Schools (NCBCPS), 1–­ 2, 15, 62–­69, 73–­74, 97; Bible in History and Literature, 1, 62–­ 64, 66–­ 70, 74, 97; legal challenge, 1–­ 2, 64...

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