News | Decline seeps at once-Christian colleges; Jeffress conflates border debate with Revelation
by Jamie Dean
Posted 1/15/19, 02:19 pm
A Whirled Views roundup of U.S. religious news and views.
The spiritual decline of many colleges and universities with religious beginnings isn’t a new development, but I was reminded of it again when I wrote about pro-life efforts at Wesleyan University in Middletown, Conn.
The university has been independent from the Methodist Church since 1937, but it still bears the name of John Wesley—one of founders of Methodism and an important figure in the Great Awakening.