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What Glenn Beck gets wrong about Common Core

This Tuesday, Glenn Beck is live-streaming a national anti-Common Core event called “We Will Not Conform.” Opposing the Common Core State Standards has been Beck’s bread and butter of late. In May, he released the book Conform: Exposing the Truth about Common Core and Public Education, which currently holds top…  [more]

Theological trigger warnings

Rape, incest, genocide, adultery and murder are just a handful of topics addressed in Scripture that might cause us to wonder if the Bible itself should contain “trigger warnings” for its readers.   According to a recent New York Times article, students from a number of colleges have called for written…  [more]

Why ‘teaching religion’ will only take students so far

A recent article in The Atlantic by Marshall Poe suggests that religion should be taught in secular universities. What makes this article fascinating is that Poe, a former history professor, is not religious but a “confirmed atheist.” Furthermore, he is advocating for religious leaders (priests, imams and rabbis) to teach…  [more]

When religious rights get in the way of shalom

A recent controversy at York University in Toronto, where I serve as campus minister, has pitted religious rights against human rights, but lost in the debate is an even greater ideal: shalom. Sociology professor J. Paul Grayson received an unusual request from a student in his online course asking to…  [more]

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