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if i were to presumptuously speak to all of gordon right now

I’m not qualified to speak to the whole of Gordon, except in that I am a student, caught up in the same mental storm many of us are experiencing right now. 364 more words


"Targeting within Universalism": Evangelical Cultural Engagement

This has been the summer of religious tensions. While issues within the American evangelical church and the broader society pale in comparison to what is happening in Iraq and the Middle East, the balance between perceptions of religious identity markers and shared cultural experiences has been hard to find. 1,307 more words

Just Plain Sociology

Obama Persecutes Christian Schools

Does President Obama have it out for conservative evangelical Christians?  Does he plan to crush them by hitting them where it hurts?  In the pages of today’s… 647 more words

Bible And Prayer In The Classroom

Killing Christianity

In Mosul, the Islamic State of Iraq (ISIS) issued a decree that by the end of the third week in July, Christians in the city had three choices—convert to Islam, pay a confiscatory tax (jizya) or die. 885 more words

Enter the Hobby Lobby Wannabees

Hello, we’re back to some serious fare today at SK.

We are still stuck on the Supreme Court’s June 30 5-4 decision that allows qualified family-owned businesses to turn their health care policies into an a la carte menu mirroring their religious beliefs. 371 more words


Collateral Damage: Christian Colleges and Culture Wars

I’m reluctant to even use the concept of “collateral damage” in light of Gaza/Israel, Malaysian flight #17, and Central American minors seeking refuge in the US. 2,308 more words

Christian Higher Education

Losing Faith in My Vocation

I remember sitting in my sixth grade health class one afternoon. The assignment: write a short paper on what you wanted to be when you grew up. 627 more words

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