26 août 2018

‘With gods on the side…’ (misheard lyric, Bob Dylan) (AUR 60 02)

This volume’s primary focus is the role of religious organisations in the provision of primary and secondary school education around the world. The main discussion points concern how and why the many education systems run by religious bodies operate worldwide, what they provide for their communities and how they interact with government education policies, practices and school systems. More...

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04 août 2018

Paris va expérimenter les parcs sans tabac

Dans la lignée de la ville de Strasbourg qui a interdit le tabac dans ses parcs, la ville de Paris va expérimenter une mesure semblable dans quatre de ses jardins, a décidé le Conseil de Paris ce 3 juillet. Plus...

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25 juin 2018

An evangelical university is helping create a movie about how Trump was chosen by God

University Business Magazine logoA collaboration between an independent Christian filmmaker and one of America’s largest evangelical universities is showcasing the growing prominence of a provocative belief about President Donald Trump ― that he was divinely appointed to lead the United States. More...

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24 juin 2018

UNC-Chapel Hill researchers ask Americans 'What does God look like?'

University Business Magazine logoParticipants in the study saw hundreds of randomly varying face-pairs and selected which face from each pair appeared more like how they imagined God to appear. By combining all the selected faces, the researchers could assemble a composite "face of God" that reflected how each person imagined God to appear. More...

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Faith and higher education can intersect in many different ways

University Business Magazine logoThe president of one of America's best-known Catholic places of learning came this week to his alma mater, Oxford University, and with some fanfare delivered a lecture on the future of higher education. More...

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19 juin 2018

The Masterpiece Cakeshop Decision and Higher Ed's Approach to Religion

By Eboo Patel. If one of your graduates was on the Colorado Civil Rights Commission and heard the Masterpiece Cakeshop case, could s/he have made the hostile comments about religion that the Supreme Court found objectionable. More...

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18 juin 2018

Complaints at Mesa on 'Last Temptation of Christ'

HomeBy Emma Whitford. The Maricopa Community College District is fielding complaints after a professor showed clips from The Last Temptation of Christ -- a 1988 film by Martin Scorsese depicting Jesus struggling with human temptations -- during class, the Arizona Republic reports. More...

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04 juin 2018

Muslim universities urged to play peacemaker role

The leadership of the International Islamic University in Islamabad has called upon universities of the Muslim world to play their due role in the dissemination of peace and moderation, writes Jardine Malado for The News. More...

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Court favours Christian universities in contraception row

A United States federal court has ruled in favour of four Christian universities that filed a lawsuit against the Department of Health and Human Services five years ago to challenge a mandate requiring them to provide contraceptive coverage in the health plans of employees, writes Jardine Malado for Christian Today. More...

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29 mai 2018

DeVos looks to ease rules on religious colleges

University Business Magazine logoThe Trump administration is launching a new effort to ease restrictions on how religious colleges access and use federal funding, according to a copy of the Education Department’s spring regulatory agenda reviewed by POLITICO. More...

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