Sunday, March 11, 2012

Two Protestant Pictures

"The legacy of Protestant orthodoxy has been surgically altered to fit modern standards of pleasantness and light. If the spirit of Puritanism was best represented graphically by a preacher in an elevated pulpit, the arm raised in vigorous punctuation upon the truth of God, that of modern evangelicalism is probably best represented today by the ubiquitous happy face, a bright smile beckoning smiles in return." - David Wells, God in the Wasteland

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Wednesday, March 07, 2012

Secular Predominance in Education: Who's to blame?

"Are we to blame educators for the predominance of secular outlooks and attitudes in the university, or ought we rather to blame ourselves for fostering an anti-intellectualism that took us out of leadership in that arena in the first place?" - Kim Riddlebarger

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