Has anyone done any kind of study of what happens to home schooled kids when they have to deal with the real world? How well do they do? Home schooling oriented towards the extreme religious right has always seemed to me to be about the worst idea around. Students should be educated to deal with the 21st century, not the 15th. Not to mention the need for socialization and for learning to deal with one’s peers.
So much of Western art and literature can’t be understood without some knowledge of what’s in the Bible that offering a course that teaches it as literature isn’t that bad an idea.