Christian Colleges & Seminaries

Bob Jones University regrets handling of 2005 sex assault allegations after ex-pastor’s arrest

The school found out about 2001 allegations two weeks ago, but the victim, Shielagh Clark, reported other assaults to the school in 2005. A BJU spokesman said "the university failed by not encouraging Clark to go to authorities at that time." Clark did file a report with the Hyde Park Police Department in 2005.... she was too afraid at the time to pursue charges, and no charges were filed." - Greenville News

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“Students at evangelical schools... showed the greatest gains in knowledge of faiths outside of their own.”

"The Interfaith Diversity Experiences and Attitudes Longitudinal Survey (IDEALS)—a panel study that surveys the same students before, during, and at the end of their college career—measures basic knowledge about world religions." - CToday

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Study: Christian College Grads Care More About Helping, Less About Money

"According to a new study from the Christian think tank Cardus, two-thirds of graduates from private religious colleges and universities say it is important to them to find a job that 'directly helps others'—10 percentage points higher than graduates from public schools or private nonreligious schools." - CToday

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The Master’s University and Seminary Appoints Dr. Sam Horn President

"The Board of Directors of The Master’s University and Seminary in Santa Clarita, California, today voted to name Dr. Sam Horn their 9th president, succeeding Dr. John Stead, effective in May or June 2020." - BJU Today

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Second Expelled Student Sues Fuller for LGBT Discrimination

"Another former Fuller Theological Seminary student who says he was expelled because of his same-sex marriage has joined a lawsuit alleging the nation’s largest interdenominational seminary violated anti-discrimination laws." - Christianity Today

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“It’s no wonder that many young evangelicals are becoming egalitarians.”

"Upon the announcement that Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary has hired Dr. Karen Swallow Prior as a research professor of English and Christianity & Culture, my Twitter feed exploded....It didn’t take long, though, for tweets of disproval to trickle into my thread from those upset that a conservative seminary would hire a woman as a professor." - John Ellis

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