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Ticking over with Christianity lite

Rituals and ceremonies have a part to play in our faith, says Harriet Baber

Up the road, in Encinitas, a couple are suing the district for introducing yoga into their child's school, as part of its physical-education programme. Backed by an Evangelical watchdog group, they claim that it violates the separation of Church and State.

Most residents are indignant: yoga does not involve any indoctrination, just relaxation and stretching exercises; so how could it be religious?

Yoga is religion lite - so light that the religious connection is virtually ...

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