Videl v. Girard: US Supreme Court Rules that American Schools are to Teach Morals and Christianity Using the Bible in Schools

In 1844 in Philadelphia, a school took an unprecedented position: it would teach its students morality, but not Christianity. The Court ruled it could not do so–the Bible and Christianity must be included: “Why may not the Bible, and especially the New Testament … be read and taught as a divine revelation in the [schools]–its […]