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The Fate of the Religious University

Higher education owes America graduates who are competent professionals, effective leaders and ethical citizens with the knowledge base and skill set to shape faith into a bridge of cooperation.
Why America’s liberal arts tradition is essential and how it can be pursued as “an act of worship” at religious schools.
Religious universities like Brigham Young University-Idaho could be models for innovation in American higher education, including issues like rising tuition.
Can science and religion coexist?
American higher education began as a religious mission. What now?
Becket Fund attorneys Eric Baxter and Maria Montserrat Alvarado explain why religious schools are under threat and ask: Can they survive?
The important lesson I learned about what it means to be an ally.
The clear polarization we are experiencing in the broader culture has begun to dramatically affect faith-based colleges and universities, writes the president of George Fox University.
The modern research ideal has pushed debate of life’s big questions out of college and into the exclusive domain of religious institutions. But at what consequence?
Could the Nebraska senator’s expertise and affability make him the perfect person to address the problems facing higher education in America?
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