Religious Colleges

Religious Colleges
Jun 29, 2015
Some experts see threat to tax-exempt status of institutions if they continue to bar same-sex relationships.

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February 1, 2007
Religious colleges use assessment to measure spiritual growth -- for accountability, accreditation and their own advancement.
January 30, 2007
Ugly incident at college known for Quaker values leaves students and educators considering role of a tolerant faith in American academe.
December 20, 2006
Christian college sues Pennsylvania for refusing to include jobs with religious requirements in state database.
November 20, 2006

When it comes to introductory courses in religion and theology, the big division isn't a question of faith, but of priorities. 

Students want lots of discussion in class sessions and they want to learn facts about religious groups. They also want to become better people. Professors aren't opposed to any of those things, but they are much more interested in teaching critical thinking. While the numbers vary, the gap between students' and professors' goals for these courses is evident at both religious and non-religious institutions.

November 21, 2005
Study finds seminaries of many faiths face new educational challenges -- and new diversity among students.
June 29, 2005
The first Jesuit-led new media program gets under way at Fairfield University.
April 13, 2005
Two Davidson trustees -- including the college's most generous donor -- quit over board's decision to allow non-Christians to serve.
April 8, 2005
Virginia Baptists have severed ties to Averett University.

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