Higher Education

The slow-moving rift in evangelical Christian higher education

"In 2015, two colleges affiliated with Baptist state conventions left the CCCU because they thought the association did not move swiftly enough to expel a small handful of member schools that decided to affirm same-sex marriage. ... Cedarville University in Ohio and Union University in Tennessee, helped form a new association called the International Association of Christian Educators" - RNS

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University won’t force Christian professor to use trans pronouns, pays $400K in settlement

"The settlement lifts any requirements for Meriwether to use preferred pronouns for students that may contradict their biological sex, according to ADF. Additionally, the university has reportedly agreed to rescind a written warning issued to Meriwether in June 2018." - C.Post

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Why Harvard’s Atheist Chaplain Matters Less, and More, than You Think

"Does this mean that Epstein has just been hired for a new job as Harvard’s atheist chaplain? Has he become Harvard’s 'chief chaplain'? Does this mean that he now 'leads' and is “in charge of” Harvard’s other chaplains? Did these other chaplains decide that they 'couldn’t think of anyone better' for spiritual chaplaincy at the university? Is this a big, new change for campus ministry at Harvard? . . . the answer to all of these questions is 'No.'" - IRD

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In resignation letter to Harvard divinity school, Cornel West cites ‘intellectual and spiritual bankruptcy’

"Scholar and progressive activist Cornel West, who earlier this year announced he would be resigning from Harvard University’s divinity school, released a June 30 letter to the school’s dean outlining his reasons for leaving . . . . 'spiritual rot'" - RNS

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