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The Dreaded Second Question – Or, In Defense of My Major

by Matt Beukema. You’ve likely heard the question or even asked it yourself. After answering “History” to the question of what I studied in college comes that dreaded second question. The question that comes nearly 90% of the time to … Continue reading

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Audio: John Fry on the Faith of Laura Ingalls Wilder

We had so much interest and enthusiasm for our February colloquium talk, that we are pleased to be able to share it here (with kind permission by the speaker): ‘This is What Men Call God’: The Faith of Laura Ingalls … Continue reading

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Why Your Denomination is Segregated (Podcast)

Podcast on Christianity Today. Whites and blacks worshiped together in colonial America? What happened? Eric Washington joined Christianity Today assistant editor Morgan Lee and editor-in-chief Mark Galli on the podcast “Quick to Listen” to discuss the Great Awakening’s impact on African … Continue reading

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