Religion: School on Sunday

Teacher: Do you have some idea of what God is like? Is there anything in church life or the Bible that will tell you a little bit of what God is like?

Girl: When I was little, I thought He was something white, floating around.

Teacher: He didn't see.m like a person? Girl: No. A white robe and blue hair—floating around.

This classroom dialogue is reported in a new manual for teachers, part of an ambitious experiment in Sunday-school education that is being launched this week by the Protestant Episcopal Church. Instead of aiming...

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