Recent Work on the Virtue of Open-mindedness

One of my current research projects concerns the virtue of open-mindedness, and recently two of my articles on the subject were published in scholarly journals.  One of these, which appears in the March issue of Theory and Research in Education, … Continued

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The Virtue of Wisdom

An exciting new book has recently been released.  It is entitled Being Good: Christian Virtues for Everyday Life (Eerdmans), edited by Michael Austin and Douglas Geivett.  The book features chapters on eleven different virtues—faith, open-mindedness, wisdom, zeal, hope, contentment, courage, … Continued

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Hunter and Plantinga to Visit Taylor University

In the span of one week, two noteworthy scholars will be visiting Taylor University.  James Davison Hunter will speak for the National Student Leadership Conference, hosted by Taylor this weekend.  He will arrive tomorrow and will meet with several faculty … Continued

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Unreasonable Doubt—Answering Some Critics

An article of mine, entitled “Unreasonable Doubt,” appeared in last month’s issue of Christianity Today.  It is now available on-line here.  In the article I discuss the major themes of my book, The Making of an Atheist, which aims to … Continued

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Introducing Worldview 101: A Christian Worldview Training Camp for Teens

As a professor at a Christian college, I spend a lot of time training young people to think Christianly—building students’ knowledge of Christian doctrine and sharpening their critical thinking skills.  Many of my students received solid worldview training prior to … Continued

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Taylor University: Central States Region Ethics Bowl Champions!

For the last ten years I have had the privilege and joy of coaching the Taylor University Ethics Bowl team.  Ethics Bowl is an intercollegiate debate competition focusing on moral issues.  Each Fall semester teams are given fifteen cases dealing … Continued

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