12 juin 2011

Religion

  This weekend is a Pentecost holiday (the Christian equivalent of Jewish Shavuot, 50 days after the Passover). What I found surprizng is the contradiction between the fact that the religious holidays are the national days-off, but in the same time most of my French friends seem unaware of their meaning. They explained to me that studying religion is not required (or even prohibited) in French public schools. While I see this effort to separate the education and religion as quite reasonable, and it is precisely in this light... [Lire la suite]
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