Christian Higher Education

In recent years, I’ve become a bigger-than-ever fan of Christian higher education – largely due to the experiences I’ve had as a guest speaker/lecturer at some really impressive institutions. This article highlights what are for me the most attractive Christian colleges – the ones eager to break out of old “left-right/liberal-conservative” distinctions.
On that subject, Shane Claiborne had a great quip at the “Jesus for President” tour here in DC the other night …
He said everyone has been fixated on left and right, but maybe the more significant difference is between kind and nasty (nice and mean). That’s the kind of “flipping the script” that I think opens up new possibilities. Where old polarities tend to polarize, this one gets us all thinking.