Skip to comments.Essence of Education: To Detest What Lord Detest And Love What He Lauds
Posted on 06/25/2013 2:48:44 AM PDT by se99tp
Some in the post-modern snobby, secular academy view these Christian faith-based perspectives as not being academically respectable. They hold to a rigid, narrow dogmatic establishment of unbelief (Marsden). Our faculty members, by contrast, think it is intellectually dishonest and stultifying to examine the large questions of truth, beauty, evil, community, the physical world and the human mind as though Christian religious ideas have nothing to say about them. So faith is foundational to everything we do here on this campus.
My old friend the late Russell Kirk use to put it this wayAs he watched students lining up, as they soon will here, to graduate, he asked this question: Have we taught these students to love the things that they ought to love and detest the things they ought to detest.
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