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Mark Noll’s 1995 Scandal of the Evangelical Mind cri de coeur rallied many Christians to create a more robust life of the mind and oppose the movement’s latent anti-intellectualism. A generation (and many significant academic developments) later, new challenges have emerged. Ever-rising costs of higher education place a strain on students, especially amid a challenging economy. Christian colleges’ commitments on sexuality, human origins, and the authority of Scripture are constantly challenged. And within Christian academies, administrators and scholars are still debating exactly what it is they’re trying to do.

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  • Preacher, lay your debt burden down
    Student debt can be especially troublesome for a graduate called to plant a church, serve a small church or go to the mission field, said Philip Goad, Heritage Christian’s vice president for university advancement.
  • Ministers and the student debt monster
    A few years ago, Harding officials were stunned to learn that some students enrolled in the university’s Center for Advanced Ministry Training accrued more than $60,000 in debt, McLarty said in an email. - See more at: http://www.christianchronicle.org/article/ministers-and-the-student-debt-monster#sthash.bTQRiHy2.dpuf

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