Strengthening Constitutional Self-Government

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Religion and higher education

This is, on the whole, a hopeful survey of developments at the intersection of religion and highere education. The author, Michael S. Hamilton, argues that there have been some successful efforts to push colleges and universities up the slippery slope of secularization. In some cases, "presidential Christianization" has been successful; in others, there have been efforts to "[empower] Christian faculty to be leavening agents at their schools" that have had an impact. He’s not sure about Baylor, but a little hopeful about Wake Forest, which recently hired Nathan O. Hatch as its President.

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Hopeful? When did it become bad to have an open mind and expose yourself to people and ideas that were different from your own?

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