Education Archive

Three Questions Embattled Faculty at Religious Institutions Need to Ask

There are three questions every faculty member should ask when trouble breaks out at a religious institution and they could save them a world of heartache.

Why an Atheist Might Not Think the Bible is All That Special

How could anyone reject the Bible? Believing in the Bible’s divinity can be pretty tough once you begin to read it like any other book.

What College (and Seminary) Students Don’t Know About Religion

College students studying religion think they know what it is, but they are often wrong. Here are some things worth knowing when studying religion.

Consider No Evil: Academic Freedom and Religious Higher Education

If you've wondered why theology plays such a prominent role in guiding and policing Christian higher education, then check out my new book, "Consider No Evil."

The Month My New Book Released and I Left My Full-Time Faculty Position

The Discarded Image is about accepting new ways of looking at the world; this month I did that by leaving my full-time faculty position.

Quoted: Robin Ince on Seeking Answers

"To be confused is actually a very exciting thing, but the desire to remain confused - that's where the disaster arises. You will never get all the answers, but try and make sure you can get as many as possible in your finite existence." ~ Robin Ince, The Infinite Monkey Cage

Quoted: Will Durant on Education and Ignorance

"Education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance." ~ Will Durant

3 for Thursday: 3 Great Responses to Conservative Mockery of #BringBackOurGirls

Rush Limbaugh and Ann Coulter discover what happens on Twitter when you mock #BringBackOurGirls.
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