This free downloadable course, on moodle.net, presents under the guise of learning English many Christian texts and videos. I feel this not appropriate.
It was presumably a course developed in a seminary of some sort.
I am not religious at all, so I don't have an opinion on that one way or another but I have a feeling that the title and/or description should reflect that as it may not be appropriate for all audiences.
I don't get the impression it's any kind of attempt to "smuggle religious texts under the radar" so to speak.
I remember approving this course. I thought it was actually quite good, but I do appreciate the Biblical references might not be everyone's cup of tea. I have edited its title and description so there is now a mention of the Biblical context of the teachings.
I wonder whether this is sufficient. What if the next English course uses [extreme] political texts? I feel that an English course shared through moodle.net should use neutral texts.
Thanks a lot for the warning. I already downloaded the course and restored it in to a test site. (There is no "live" version of it, as far as i could see.)
Seriously man, don't be silly!
> What if the next English course uses [extreme] political texts?
What if!!! Haven't you noticed that the submissions go through a moderation process?
> I feel that an English course shared through moodle.net should use neutral texts.
Then make one!
If you don't like the religious content then don't use it. You would be very welcome to use it as the basis for a new course swapping our the religious material for secular texts.
I don't think we need to worry about extreme political texts turning up.