Research Term: Church History
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In this month’s Journal, we feature a lecture by Dr. Glenn Sunshine entitled "6 Christians Who Changed the World."
Also in this issue, Glenn Stanton shares how Christians can better love our LGBT neighbors, and Shane Morris responds to the undercover Planned Parenthood videos.
May 2015 Journal
In this month’s Journal, we feature a speech given by Summit faculty member Dr. Mike Adams, a criminology professor at University of North Carolina-Wilmington, at Summit’s True Conference held in March of this year. Dr. Adams recounts his legal victory in the federal first amendment lawsuit against UNCW.
In December 2014, let us reflect deeply on the impact the birth of our Savior makes in each of us individually, and in this world in which we live. Explore how Christmas transforms culture and why Christianity matters. Take a look at Summit's upcoming event ARISE and Adult Conference. Read Doc's clippings on same-sex marriage, physician assisted suicide, and more.
IN THIS ISSUE: The Bible Through History
» Cover Story | What Difference Has the Bible Made?
» pg. 2 | Letter from the President: We All Must Know Scripture
» pg. 7 | Summit Spotlight: Nick Hall Uses Evangelism To Change Culture
IN THIS ISSUE: Cultural Assessment
» Cover Story | How Do We Know What's Really Going On?
» pg. 2 | Letter from the President: Reading Between the Lines
» pg. 7 | Summit Spotlight: The Guths' Unlikely Path to Politics
* Economics, Islam, Marriage, Marxism, and More
IN THIS ISSUE: The Worldview of the Incarnation
» Cover Story | Merry Christmas: The Worldview of the Incarnation
» pg. 2 | Letter from the President
» pg. 7 | Summit Spotlight: Baker Combines Pro-Life Zeal with Entrepreneurial Spirit
* Media, Religious Liberty, and More
The Religious Foundation of American Politics
At its most foundational level, this war over ideas is over the place of religion in public life. In recent years, some people have used the concept of "separation of church and state" as a principle to eliminate religious perspectives from public places and public education. These people emphasize that ours is a "pluralistic" society. However, others contend that religion, and specifically the Bible and Christianity, has an important role to play in our political system and public issues. As a result of these two opposing views, there continues to be a debate about the proper place of religion in the public square. To settle the dispute, something must be known about the foundation upon which our government is built. Knowing how something is designed is crucial to its operation...
Christianity and Slavery
In the United States, February is designated as "Black History Month." The history of the black race is steeped in the matter of slavery and this raises the issue of the role Christianity played in the practice of selling and owning other people. It's been popular in recent years to accuse Christianity of being a primary promoter of slavery. For example, William McDonald of the New York Times wonders...