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Christian Colleges

Is God Still Speaking?

Susan M. Shaw | Posted 01.07.2017 | Religion
Susan M. Shaw

How narrowly should a Christian college set the parameters for theological fidelity for its faculty? While this question is one that often concerns many conservative evangelical schools, a current situation is again raising the question publicly.

How Conservative Christian Colleges Handle Sexual Assault On Campus | Posted 12.20.2014 | Religion

Melissa Tanis knows the "abstinence speech" very well. She heard it at home, in church and in high school. And it didn’t stop when she reached colle...

The Science-Religion Crisis at Christian Colleges

Kelly James Clark | Posted 09.13.2014 | Religion
Kelly James Clark

Science tells us that there was no Edenic paradise, no first couple, and no sinless parents of humanity. And while most scientists and some theologians and philosophers teaching at Protestant Christian colleges know this, very few are willing to speak out.

Is 'Christian College' an Oxymoron?

Steven Conn | Posted 09.01.2014 | College
Steven Conn

Academic freedom isn't being restricted at Christian colleges, because none of those places acknowledges academic freedom as the core principle of higher education in the first place.

Heloise Imagined Herself Naked: the Sexy Scholar at Christian College

Jesse James DeConto | Posted 03.31.2014 | Religion
Jesse James DeConto

My beautiful Christian intellectual girl had a capacity for lust -- and not toward me! -- that I thought was off-limits. It was the sort of sin I was constantly beating myself up over, and to voice it in mixed company!

Free Massachusetts Campus Given To Christian Foundation

Religion News Service | G. Jeffrey MacDonald | Posted 01.23.2014 | Religion

By G. Jeffrey MacDonald Religion News Service (RNS) Christian institutions hoping to win a free campus in western Massachusetts might soon face co...

Is There Hope for Queer Students at Conservative Christian Colleges?

Paul Southwick | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Paul Southwick

Christian colleges have rights grounded in the First Amendment that permit them to discriminate against students on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity. Not even the ACLU or Lambda Legal can help these students.

Christian College Professor: 'Am I A Traitor To The LGBT Cause?'

John Shore | Posted 09.29.2012 | Religion
John Shore

"I'm serious about being a Christian and have grown to fully support LGBT folks in the church. I'm also a professor at a Christian College that requires each annual contract renewal to include reaffirmation of a denominational statement declaring same sex relationships morally illegitimate."

Christian Colleges Doing Diversity Well

Christine A. Scheller | Posted 09.05.2012 | Religion
Christine A. Scheller

While these and other Christian college leaders press ahead in embracing a multi-racial future, friends at secular institutions tell Joel Perez that the diversity conversation is changing. Instead of being driven by a black-white binary, it has become much more nuanced.

Striving For Racial Harmony At Evangelical Colleges

Christine A. Scheller | Posted 06.26.2012 | Religion
Christine A. Scheller

If Christian colleges are serious about moving forward in their diversity efforts, they need to listen to and empower the diversity officers on their campuses.

Christian Colleges Struggle with Their Fine Art Programs

Daniel Grant | Posted 09.17.2011 | Arts
Daniel Grant

Church-based colleges are engaged in a delicate balancing act: training young artists -- with all that that traditionally entails in terms of the freedom to challenge authority -- in an environment that puts religion above all else.