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The Christian Case For Bernie Sanders

Micah Conkling | Posted 09.29.2015 | Religion
Micah Conkling

Perhaps, just maybe, being a Christian isn't the most important qualification when it comes to selecting a president. The president's job isn't to be the pastor of our country. The president's vocation is to lead and protect and govern the nation -- all of its citizens, not just one religious denomination.

Two Months After Netroots Nation, Should Bernie Sanders Be Thanking Black Lives Matter?

Ian Reifowitz | Posted 09.23.2015 | Politics
Ian Reifowitz

Sanders has shown since Netroots Nation that he understands that reality by addressing both areas where race and class intersect, as well as those where racial injustice inflicts harm irrespective of class.

Bernie Sanders Reaches For The Converted At Liberty University

The Huffington Post | Jason Linkins | Posted 09.21.2015 | Politics

If you open the Bible and turn to the Book of Hebrews, you'll find this bit of good advice: "Do not forget to show hospitality to strangers, for by so...

Sanders Politics of Isaiah, Trump Politics of Buchanan, Find Common Ground

David Paul | Posted 09.16.2015 | Politics
David Paul

Sanders and Trump are driving the political debate. Sanders may be a socialist, but issues he's raising have broad appeal within the Democratic Party base.Trump has tapped into resentments toward corporate and financial elites that have a long history within the GOP.

Sanders' Incapacity to Seriously Talk War Deforms Dialogue

Sam Husseini | Posted 09.15.2015 | Politics
Sam Husseini

We live in a time of perpetual war and Sanders -- who sometimes touts his 2002 vote against authorizing the invasion of Iraq -- couldn't bring himself to raise the subject of war with people who profess to be followers of the Prince of Peace.

Bernie Sanders Challenges Liberty University Students To See Inequality As A Moral Issue

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 09.14.2015 | Politics

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Bernie Sanders To Speak At Liberty University

The Huffington Post | Andrew Hart | Posted 08.05.2015 | Religion

  Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), Democratic presidential candidate and a self-professed non-religious person, plans to speak next month ...

Ted Cruz Announced His Presidential Run at the Most Government-Funded Private College in the Country

Kevin Townsend | Posted 06.13.2015 | Politics
Kevin Townsend

Besides their dependence on the federal government, for-profit colleges have also been criticized for saddling students with huge debt and little earnings improvement. Liberty University again follows their lead.

The Myth of the Liberal Biased College Campus

John A. Tures | Posted 06.07.2015 | College
John A. Tures

So, are college campuses centers of liberal indoctrination, as critics claim, or is this another tired cliché from conservatives that is repeated more often than it is verified?

Cruz Control: An Elitist at Liberty University

Monica Bauer | Posted 05.30.2015 | Politics
Monica Bauer

Who is the real Ted Cruz? His life is full of double identities and mixed loyalties. He was born in Canada, but puts on extra Texas bravado, going so far as to ask the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court whether or not his cowboy boots would be acceptable footwear.

Natural Born Mockery

Allen Schmertzler | Posted 05.27.2015 | Politics
Allen Schmertzler

With the same evangelical fairness he professes, we need to kindly accept and welcome Mr. Ted Cruz into the great American Presidential Circus by holding him to his mockery and honestly fire back at him every bit of his hatred.

Liberty Students Would Have Been Fined If They Skipped Ted Cruz's Speech

The Huffington Post | Julia Craven | Posted 03.23.2015 | Politics

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) delivered his first official 2016 presidential campaign speech Monday during a convocation ceremony at Liberty University, a r...

The 20 Colleges With The Friendliest Students

The Huffington Post | Alexandra Svokos | Posted 12.22.2014 | College

Legend has it college is where you forge lifelong friendships, but that doesn't mean everyone at each school is naturally open, caring and uncompetiti...

Were UVA Student Hannah Graham and Virginia Tech Student Morgan Harrington Victims of a Serial Campus Rapist?

Shanlon Wu | Posted 12.09.2014 | College
Shanlon Wu

Questions must be asked about Jesse Matthew's campus sexual assault cases. Change must come.

The 10 Universities With The Largest Student Populations

us news | Susannah Snider | Posted 09.29.2014 | College

The U.S. News Short List, separate from our overall rankings, is a regular series that magnifies individual data points in hopes of providing students...

At the Lord's Beck and Call

Robert J. Elisberg | Posted 07.06.2014 | Politics
Robert J. Elisberg

While giving a commencement address at Liberty University a week ago, Glenn Beck told the students that he not only had some personal thoughts to deliver, but also a message from God Himself.

Former GOP Gov Gets Teaching Gig Following Corruption Scandal

AP | ALAN SUDERMAN | Posted 06.28.2014 | Politics

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell has a new job as a visiting professor at Liberty University. School spokesman...

Cruz Claims Religious Liberties Have 'Never Been More Under Attack'

AP | ALAN SUDERMAN and PHILIP ELLIOTT | Posted 06.02.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Possible presidential hopeful Ted Cruz is auditioning at one of the nation's largest meetings of young evangelicals, a critical vo...

Cruz Wooing Critical GOP Voting Bloc

Posted 04.02.2014 | Politics

By PHILIP ELLIOTT And ALAN SUDERMAN, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON (AP) — Possible presidential hopeful Ted Cruz is auditioning at one of the n...

'Son Of God' Is Already A Massive Hit With Religious Groups

Posted 02.21.2014 | Entertainment

In news that will surprise no one, religious groups are already deifying "Son of God," even if it doesn't open for another week. Compassion Intern...

Rand Paul's Gattaca Adventure

Steven Conn | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Steven Conn

If Senator Paul were one of my students I could help him sort out the history that he got so wrong in his plagiarized speech, history which has been overshadowed by the plagiarism itself.

Obamacare Challenge Shot Down

Reuters | Posted 09.10.2013 | Politics

* U.S. appeals court says lower court correctly dismissed case * Liberty University said mandates violated U.S. Constitution (Add...

Christians Need To Face It: We're All Gay

Christian Piatt | Posted 08.15.2013 | Religion
Christian Piatt

If all it takes to be seduced over to the gay "dark side" is to earn a merit badge together, certainly we are all susceptible to the gay mojo. So I guess it's time for us to face the facts.

After Bringing Guns On School Grounds, This Student Was Offered A Scholarship

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 05.20.2013 | Religion

Well, this isn’t the typical path to a college scholarship. North Carolina high school senior David Cole Withrow was offered a scholarship to Lib...

Christian University Allows Loaded Guns In Classrooms

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 04.05.2013 | College

Liberty University, the largest religion-affiliated U.S. school, is loosening restrictions for carrying firearms on its Lynchburg, Va., campus. Lib...