Higher Education
Baylor University

A campus divided

Academia | Baylor promotes Christian scholarship while dismissing Christian scholars
by Mark Bergin
Posted 4/05/08, 12:00 am

No one has ever questioned Stephen Prickett's academic chops. The Cambridge and Oxford-educated Victorian scholar has taught on five continents, including as crown-appointed Regius Professor Emeritus of English Language and Literature at the University of Glasgow, Scotland. His work on European romanticism is world-renowned.

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Irreligious studies

Higher Education | The church has not prepared young Christians for the liberal religion programs at most universities
by John Dawson
Posted 9/25/04, 12:00 am

AUSTIN, Texas - With just one semester of coursework at the University of Texas completed, Blake Helm stepped unwittingly into a religious minefield. Coming from a theologically conservative background, Mr. Helm had signed up for Professor L. Michael White's "Rise of Christianity" course, only to find out in the first class that the subject matter was the fall of Christianity. "He started out with, 'Why aren't they [the Gospels] in chronological order?' and went on from attack to attack," Mr. Helm said.

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