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The Racial Silence of White Churches

Across the U.S., protests over police shootings, excessive force or related incidents against Black individuals, like George Floyd, Breonna Taylor or Jason Blake, are amplifying the conversation on racial discrimination. Americans are reflecting on the racial tensions that coexist in the American system and mentality, particularly their place in white […]

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Men Address the Impact of Faith on Masculinity

As men examine their identity, they should acknowledge their own definitions of manhood and the societal influences on their self-perception. For Matthew Bell, junior construction management major, being a man is, as he puts it, “at the base, our genetic makeup” but also “to be a strong supporter and to […]

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Students Vary on Motivations for Choosing Religious Education

As high school students search for their future college, many of them come across a label that reads “private Christian college.” Most students scroll past schools like these and turn to bigger state schools. A report done by Geneva College highlights a few myths about faith-based schools such as the […]

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Healing Hurts: Giving Victims of Religious Trauma a Voice

“Child abuse wrapped in Jesus is still child abuse.” This observation, made by Twitter handle @SweetGeekling, sparked a debate on the influence of religious trauma when parents teach their children about their faith. Cindy Wang Brandt, a popular podcast personality who discusses raising children in faith, expressed concern regarding the […]

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JBU announces new chaplain

Over a year ago, Rod Reed, John Brown University’s previous student chaplain, departed from the university. After much anticipation, JBU has hired Mark Irving as the new chaplain and to join the university in the near future. Stephen Beers, JBU’s Vice President of Student Development, was involved in the hiring […]

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Students Sue Fuller Seminary for LGBTQ+ Discrimination

Fuller Theological Seminary is currently facing a lawsuit and receiving backlash for their conduct from two expelled students, engaged in same-sex marriage. When people hear about Fuller Theological Seminary, some associate it with its academics, its current financial struggles or its conservative, Christian approach to seminary. However, when discovering its […]