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In the Lion’s Den: Tough Topics with Everett Berry

After our latest Lion’s Den Q&A with professors, we asked our resident theologian, Dr. Everett Berry, to discuss the theological implications of the questions raised by our students.

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A Tribute to My Father: Emmett Meraz, Jr. (1923-2015)

by Aaron Meraz As Emeterio Meraz made his way to the red barn he and his family of ten called home, he had a box of crackers under his arm. He entered the barn, called his family together, set the … Continue reading

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The Engaging Culture of the Mind

by Kirk Spencer “Engage” and “transform” are popular words in academic circles. They can take on many meanings. Taken together, they usually imply connecting (engaging) to make a difference (transform). In my opinion, this is not something that can be … Continue reading

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The Goober Truth

by Kirk Spencer The goober truth is when a liar tells the truth about lying which causes the truth-telling liar to be exposed as a liar… and so he then has to convincingly lie to cover up the fact that … Continue reading

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Divine Singularity

by Kirk Spencer It was an amazing thing… holding something so fresh from heaven, only a few hours after her arrival—my first grandbaby—Aberdeen Alexandra. It was very different from holding my first child—the one who handed her to me, now … Continue reading

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Joseph: A Worthy Model

by Joe Wooddell Christmas reminds us of baby Jesus, of course, but we also think of his mother Mary. One character we sometimes forget, however, is Jesus’ earthly father Joseph, but we do so to our detriment. There is much … Continue reading

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Criswell College: Engaging Minds. Transforming Culture.

by Dr. Barry Creamer, President & Professor of Humanities, Criswell College Language is incredibly powerful, especially when it is ambiguous. Most of us learn that ambiguity is bad from an early age, but that’s because most of the people who … Continue reading

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