Skip to comments.Living On A Prayer
Posted on 05/21/2010 12:03:49 PM PDT by bs9021
Living On A Prayer Malcolm A. Kline, May 21, 2010
One of the great modern ironies is that the worlds largest consumer of booksacademiaincreasingly tries to sever its ties with the one volume even hotels find indispensablethe Bible. Many institutions have lost their way, like politicians who have tried to stand for everything but end up standing for nothing because they didnt have convictions strong enough to stay afloat on stormy seas, David Rathburn, chairman of the board of trustees at Grove City College said at a lunch there. They did what they thought would be popular, or expedient, or easy, and now they are in trouble.
They took the easy money, and believed that things would always be good, that markets and government funding would always increase, that they could be all things to all people, and they didnt want to offend anyone, so they eliminated requirements for mandatory core classes, chapel attendance, basic moral principles. Rathburn is also President and Chief Operating Officer of US Joiner LLC and co-founder and Vice President of Gatewick Enterprises.
Consequently, the very misunderstandings that academics claim they clear up actually prevail. Nowhere is this trend more obvious than in popular conceptions of social justice....
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I thought this was a Bon Jovi thread!