Review: Disability and the Gospel

As part of the student fellowship program at the Center for Apologetics and Cultural Engagement, we work with our student fellows to develop book reviews about significant books that overlap their interests with those of the Center. The following review of Michael S. Beates’s Disability and the Gospel is part of that ongoing initiative. Throughout […]

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Review: A Hobbit, a Wardrobe, and a Great War

As part of the student fellowship program at the Center for Apologetics and Cultural Engagement, we work with our student fellows to develop book reviews about significant books that overlap their interests with those of the Center. The following review of Joseph Loconte’s A Hobbit, A Wardrobe, and a Great War is part of that […]

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The Confessions of an Ambitious Leader

Tomorrow you have a job interview. A friend mentions casually that she has heard that your potential new supervisor is ambitious. You begin to wonder to yourself, “What does that mean? Does he have a big ego? Is he after money? Power? Recognition? Will he step on me like a rung on a ladder to […]

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Answering the Call to Christian Counseling

The popularity of the book, The Purpose Driven Life, highlighted the fact that most of us desire to fulfill our purpose on this earth. For me, that purpose began to take shape after the tragic loss of my older brother from a terrorist bomb on an airplane. Devastated by his unexpected death, I changed my […]

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Raising Shepherds

In the Fall 2020 edition of Faith and the Academy, Liberty is exploring the implications of its mission to Train Champions for Christ. This is a contextualized discussion; “champions” is a distinct word that links to the conversation about biblical leadership development within the university. Jack Carson’s editorial contrasts two types of champions, much as […]

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Christ-Exalting Christian Education: An Interview with Duane Litfin

As part of the first issue of Volume 4 of Faith and the Academy, Duane Litfin took some time to have a conversation with Dr. Benjamin K. Forrest, our managing editor. Litfin holds doctorates from Purdue University (Rhetorical Studies) and Oxford University (New Testament). After two decades as a professor and pastor, Dr. Litfin served […]

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A Christian View of Government

by Dr. Gai Ferdon and Zane Richer Every article should have at least one idea in it. The one idea in this article is simply that a Christian view of the state is possible. And it is a wondrous development in the history of Western thought that this idea presently wants for proof not among […]

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Leadership for the Other

by Jack Carson This article was originally published as the first article in the Fall 2020 edition of Faith and the Academy, the journal published by the Center for Apologetics every year. Training Champions for Christ is the mission of Liberty University, and by extension, the task of every faculty member at this institution. Throughout […]

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The Value of Affliction

by Emily Page The Old Testament shows us what it looks like to walk with God. It is challenging, filled with highs and lows and sometimes long stretches of seeming silence. So often during these silences, God’s people face intense pain—inflicted by others, inflicted by themselves, and sometimes inflicted by nothing at all. The danger […]

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Progressing From ‘A Theology of the Disciplines’ to ‘A Theology For Vocation’

by Dr. Benjamin K. Forrest Progression is natural. My youngest son is learning the alphabet with his mom before he learns to read at school. My grade school daughter is learning the commutative property of addition before she learns algebra. Learning is always built upon prior knowledge. Progression is natural, it is good, and if […]

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