Research + News | Topic: Secularization

Woke Totemism

Multiculturalism has the characteristics of a primitive religion, albeit a confused one. Read the article here.

Should You Follow Your Heart?

“Follow your heart” is a phrase that we hear in our culture often. But is that a good idea? Watch a video addressing this issue from Impact 360 Institute here.

The Augsburg Concession

Augsburg College—now Augsburg University—has gone from “awakened” to “woke.” It has arguably conceded more to the secular progressive agenda than any Lutheran college or university in America. Read the full article here.

How I Almost Lost the Bible

Had it not been for the first editor of Christianity Today, I likely would have gone the way of liberal scholar Bart Ehrman, says article author Gregory Alan Thornbury for Christianity Today. Read the full article here.

What Happened to Harvard?

HarvardIn an article for Q (ideas for the common good), authors Peter Greer and Christ Horst discuss the secular shift that has taken place at Harvard University since its “Christian” founding in 1636.

The authors suggest:

“Some might argue Harvard’s secularization is a healthy evolution. We believe the opposite. Like trading family heirlooms, Harvard has sold its most valuable assets…

The steady course Harvard has taken over the past few hundred years away from the values of its youth has meant the abandonment of many of the university’s most treasured contributions…

In a culture starving for selfless leaders, many of our universities are instead producing entitled graduates more concerned with country clubs and selfies than they are about solving the great problems plaguing our society. We need universities to recapture the soul of American education. Our country needs schools that value cultivating character and grit, not just academic prowess.”

Read the full article here.