When Houston Baptist University introduces its Liberal Arts Core Curriculum in the fall of 2011, Systematic Theology will become a required course. This change is part of a core overhaul that will make HBU one of only a few universities in the world offering an education centered on the classical texts in both philosophy and theology. Though I enrolled under the previous system, I have tailored my personal academic experience toward a balance of old […]
Recent study shows that people's ideas about God's values tend to match their own, and researchers are using this to conclude that religious people impose their own beliefs on God, thereby creating their very own perfect being, and validating their own views. There's just one problem I have with the analysis of the results: correlation doesn't imply causation.
Excellent follow-up to my last post on Dr. Hunter Baker’s book, The End of Secularism. Warren is absolutely right. We need not be afraid of talking about religion in education – or any other public venue for that matter – when religious understanding is so key to our culture, tradition and social composition. And it appears that this issue will become ever more important as we move into an increasingly pluralist society.