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Christianity and the Secular Border Patrol

The Loss of Judeo-Christian Knowledge

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Edited By Barry Kanpol and Mary Poplin

Christianity and the Secular Border Patrol: The Loss of Judeo-Christian Knowledge centrally looks at how secular universities have dominated academic knowledge on the one hand and have also been a part of bias against Christian academics on the other. Authors generally ask for borders of understanding and collegial dialogue to bridge gaps of knowledge that exist because of this bias. Theoretical analysis and narratives from the field describe how overcoming extreme theoretical positions may allow for productive knowledge construction and a more harmonious relationship within the culture wars of our times, especially in higher education.

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Introduction (Barry Kanpol)

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Introduction

BARRY KANPOL

The culture wars of our times are perhaps historically unprecedented as evidenced by not only the Supreme Court decision on marriage, but also the recent inauguration of President Trump and the attendant world-wide riots as well as peaceful protest marches. The ugliness of the election process perhaps symbolically reflects on the grave culture wars this country finds itself in, whatever side of the fence one falls on.

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