GENEVA -- As 2015 begins, the values enshrined in the Charter of the United Nations and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights are under threat. Around the world, personal liberty, human rights, and democracy are at risk -- even in countries that have embraced democratic ideals. Show More Summary
Author Salman Rushdie is scheduled to give a public lecture on liberty during his return to Emory University next month. In his February 15 talk, "The Liberty Instinct," the university distinguished professor since 2011 will discussShow More Summary
Researchers at Stanford University started Crowdpac, a website that not only analyzes a candidate's voting record and statements but their history of political donations as well. A score of "10L" is regarded as "most liberal," 0 is a...Show More Summary
Ilya Shapiro The Atlanta-based U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit has issued another landmark opinion that protects student rights against the arbitrary diktats of university officials. In a case that has wound up and down...Show More Summary
The Texas A&M University game on Monday against West Virginia University got a lot more attention on the sidelines when video of a Texas A&M staffer throwing elbows at a couple of opposing players and hitting one in the back of the head during the first half of the Liberty Bowl game went viral. Show More Summary
Randy Smith, GM of WSET is leaving local TV to be the EVP of Liberty University. He told staffers of the Roanoke-Lynchburg, Va. ABC affiliate in an email today, his last day will be January 9, 2015. “I can’t imagine anyone ever having been blessed with a better team that I have had,” Smith wrote in the email. Show More Summary
Glenn Stanton shows how friendship and biblical fidelity belong together. N ot long ago, a former student of mine wrote an article for The Atlantic describing his experience coming out as gay at Liberty University, the evangelical school where I teach. Show More Summary
Can churches have religious freedom in a nation without economic freedom? This issue was explored at an Acton Institute conference hosted by the Catholic University of America.
Jonathan Gregoire was attending Liberty University in Virginia when he was struck by a train as he crossed a trestle. However, when taking a look at Gregoire’s social media accounts, it is evident this was not the first time the man had used the trestle. Show More Summary
Rick Santorum fired a shot across the bow of both President George W. Bush and President Barack Obama during his convocation speech at Liberty University Monday. According to the former Republican presidential candidate both men have “given all Muslims a pass” when it comes to holding the religion as a whole accountable for the actions of Islamic terrorists.
University can be a tough time during a student’s life and its not uncommon to see students being on their own for the first time. With this new found freedom, students may find themselves taking advantage of certain liberties and cutting classes is just one example. (...)Read the rest of Harvard Student Attendance Analysed By […]
(Illustration from Trinity Western University website) Canada seems to be a few years ahead of us in a negative way over the battles for Religious liberty in the face of political correctness and special rights for homosexuality. A Christian law school with a traditional Biblical view on homosexuality has not been able to get […]
Jimmy Price takes issue with my last post, which features a video of three Liberty University history professors discussing the causes and legacies of the Civil War. My brief comments focus on the content of the video and do not in any way attempt to explain their views by criticizing their religious and/or political views. […]
Three history professors from Liberty University in Virginia share their thoughts about the causes and legacies of our civil war. According to the department chair the Civil War is best understood as a “civilizational conflict” or “culture war.” Professor Jones acknowledges the centrality of slavery as a cause of the war and highlights its destruction, […]
Liberty University and the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association announced Monday that on-campus students as well as those working toward their degree online can enroll in evangelism courses that feature presentations by the Rev. Billy Graham, Franklim Graham, and LU alumnus William Graham.
Liberty University, Jerry Falwell's evangelical powerhouse college in the hills of western Virginia, is loosely working with Christine Craine of Hillsong Church (in Australia) to start a program (Propel) to support Christian women in business. Inspired by the feminism of the Lean In book, Craine says this will fill a gap for ways women are supported by the Christian community.
The man accused of kidnapping UVa student Hannah Graham was accused of raping a woman at Liberty University in the fall of 2002, but she didn't proceed with the case. Jesse Matthew was a student there at the time—and left that school for Christopher Newport University, where he was...
Propel calls on the church to equip and validate professional women. Christine Caine, the speaker, author, and activist out of Australia’s Hillsong Church, announced this week that she will begin a training program featuring inspirational...Show More Summary
When Jesse Matthew was accused of rape 12 years ago, did Liberty University make it too hard to prosecute him? And did that contribute to the Sept. 13 disappearance of Hanna Graham?
It seems Liberty University, a private Christian university, may be distancing itself from conservative filmmaker Dinesh D’Souza in light of his recent status as a convicted felon.