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WSET GM Leaving for Job at University

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

The Unremarkable Call to Love Our Gay Neighbors

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

Is Economic Liberty Necessary for Religious Liberty?

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.

University Student Killed On Train Trestle Leaves Haunting Social Media Posts Before Accident [Photos]

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: ‘I’m Not Saying All Muslims Are Terrorists, but…’

last monthNews : Mediaite

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.

Harvard Student Attendance Analysed By Cameras

last monthTechnology / Gadgets : Coated

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 […]

-Canada: Christian Law School Can’t Get Accreditation Over Homosexuality

                               (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 […]

It’s About the History

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. […]

What Passes For Civil War History at Liberty University

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, Billy Graham's Ministry Join Forces to Offer Evangelism Courses

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.

Can a Christian “Lean In” Movement Propel Women in the Workplace?

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.

2 Women Vanished From Town UVa Suspect Lived In

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...

Christine Caine, Liberty University to Launch ‘Lean In’-Type Program for Christian Women

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

Many Questions in Missing Student Case

3 months agoNews : The Daily Beast

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?

Dinesh D’Souza May Have Already Lost His First Post-Conviction Speaking Gig

3 months agoNews : Mediaite

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.

How your smartphone betrays you all day long

3 months agoOdd : Boing Boing

Ton Siedsma, a lawyer for the Dutch civil liberties group Bits of Freedom, volunteered to have a week's worth of his phone's metadata collected and analyzed by researchers from Ghent University and by Mike Moolenaar. Read the rest

You Smell Like Liberty: Will You Marry Me?

3 months agoNews : Reason

In the current issue of the American Journal of Political Science, an article, "Assortative Mating on Ideology Could Operate Through Olfactory Clues," by researchers from Brown, Harvard, and Pennsylvania State Universities suggests that ideological tendencies have distinct scents. Show More Summary

Helmet Violation: University Broke Law By Banning Crosses Worn By Football Team

Arkansas State University violated the law when they ordered football players to either remove or modify crosses they had affixed to their helmets, a prominent religious liberty law firm alleges.

Imam Starts Chanting “Allahu Akbar” At 9-11 Memorial Ceremony at Barry University

(NextStepU) At the 9-11 Ceremony this year at Barry Catholic University in Florida, Imam Nasir Ahmad, leader of Liberty City’s mosque, started chanting “Allahu Akbar.” The Shark Tank reported: Considered to be one of the largest Catholic universities in the … Continue reading ?

Obama’s ISIS War Is Not Only Illegal, It Makes George W. Bush Look Like A Constitutional Scholar

Submitted by Mike Krieger of Liberty Blitzkrieg blog, Rudderless and without a compass, the American ship of state continues to drift, guns blazing. - Andrew J. Bacevich, the Boston University political science professor and former Army colonel who lost his son in the Iraq war in 2007, in a recent Reuters article. Show More Summary

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