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Everett Piper Christian Blog and Commentary

Pathologies of the Modern University

  • Dr. Everett Piper
    Dr. Piper is the President of Oklahoma Wesleyan University. Associated with Chuck Colson’s Breakpoint and Centurions programs, Dr. Piper is the author of "Why I am a 'Liberal' and Other Conservative Ideas" http://www.whyiamaliberal.com/. He has also authored "The Wrong Side of the Door: Why Ideas Matter. Piper is a frequent speaker on Christian education, Biblical worldview, and applied apologetics in both regional and national venues. For more information go to www.okwu.edu or go to www.everettpiper.com .
  • 2011 Dec 17
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The modern university is rife with intellectual laziness.  From the protection of mediocrity (otherwise known as tenure) to the mindless montras of global warming "scholars", academic rigor has been sacrificed on the alter of postmodern popularity.

 

Maybe it's time to consider a time tested solution - Christian liberal arts education:  Education that is grounded in the pursuit of truth rather than the protection of opinions, Education that is tested by time, defended by reason, validated by experience and affirmed by Scripture and revelation!! 

 

See the following article for more:

 

http://pjmedia.com/victordavishanson/the-fannie-and-freddie-university/