UK Schools Removing BC, AD Dating to Avoid Offending Non-Christians

Critics have blasted the “capitulation to political correctness” after it was revealed that some schools in the U.K. are removing historical dating terms like B.C., which stands for Before Christ, and A.D., so that they do not risk offending non-Christian students.Both Muslim and Jewish community representatives have said that they are not offended by the terms being used in religious education classes, however.The Mail on Sunday¬†reported on the syllabus for schools in East Sussex, which now reads: “BCE and CE are now used in order to show sensitivity to those who are not Christians.”

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