Skipping school with your Bible: Religion released time classes growing in popularity

by | Aug. 15, 2011

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Six boys wiggled in their seats, waiting for their released time Bible class to begin. They had been wrestling with a serious theological question.

"Teacher," one boy started, finally mustering up enough courage to ask, "if God made us all, well then who made God?"

All Genny Madison could do was smile and explain that some things are mysteries.

"The great thing about that question," said Madison, a longtime member of the California Released Time Christian Education program, "is how it highlights just how thirsty these kids are to learn and think about the Bible."

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