Summit aims to train Christians to champion a biblical worldview. Obviously this means that “worldview” is an important part of what we do. Recently, worldview education has come under some criticism. In a recent article on The American Conservative website, senior editor Rod Dreher raised a question about “The Problem of Worldview Education” sparked by Dreher’s attendance of Society for Classical Learning conference. Read the article here to understand some of the points made by… Read More →Why Worldview? Responding to a Critique on Worldview by Columnist Rod Dreher
Here’s what you need to know before college, straight from Summit’s resident campus religious liberty expert, Dr. Mike Adams.
We received an email from a Christian school administrator in Pennsylvania, sharing the story of a girl who had attended the school from Kindergarten through 12th grade. The girl had gone to a university, and after three months, she emailed her parents and said, “Please don’t pray for me anymore, I no longer believe in God.”
This is what the school administrator’s email said: “We had her for 12 years. They had her for three months. What happened?”
Dr. Craig Hazen sits down for a conversation about apologetics, discussing the importance of a well-rounded education, the best books for beginners, tips and techniques for having apologetic conversations, and arguments to use when Mormon missionaries come to your house.
Dr. Carol M. Swain shares her story of rising from poverty to academia, and the challenges she’s faced for her faith.
This week, sociologist Dr. George Yancey shares what he’s learned after years of studying academic bias and anti-Christian hostility.
Dustin Jizmejian, Director of Summit Semester, shares actionable insights that can help anyone learn and grow in knowledge and faith.
Dr. Mike Adams responds to the film God’s Not Dead by sharing how Christian students can avoid pitfalls in the classroom when faced with antagonistic professors.
Dr. Mike Adams exposes how college administrators are using mandatory student activities fees to wrongly discriminate against conservative and Christian groups. Adams unpacks the problem and shares how students can effectively respond. This is a must-hear interview for Christians enrolled at public colleges and universities.
Americans are unhappy with K-12 education in the United States, and for good reason. Despite spending more on education than any other developed country in the world, American 15-year-olds rank 31st in math literacy and 23rd in science literacy. Unless we intend to become a third-world country, we need ideas. And fast.
As Christians attempting to raise children who are capable of understanding truth, loving God, and reflecting his goodness, we should acquaint ourselves with the Common Core State Standards Initiative and determine whether such top-down, uniform standards will prove beneficial or detrimental to our nation’s youth.
In Sweezy v. New Hampshire (1957), the Supreme Court said that “Teachers and students must always remain free to inquire … otherwise, our civilization will stagnate and die.” But, as the following two examples will show, academic freedom in our country is being restricted considerably, and the pursuit of truth is being hampered as a result.