UPLAND, Ind. (RNS) — Like so much of evangelicalism in the United States, Taylor University has in recent years found itself engaged in a battle for the soul of the movement.
(RNS) — Jerry Falwell Jr. and Jimmy Carter offered a model of civility and generosity that all Americans, whether Baptist or not, can stand and applaud.
(AP) — Former President Carter took a gentle poke at President Trump at the start of a commencement address to graduates of Liberty University in Virginia.
(AP) — Former President Carter will deliver the keynote address to about 18,000 graduates Saturday at the conservative Christian university in Lynchburg.
(RNS) — The economics of church decline and practicalities of today’s students, many of whom area already working in churches, may be among the reasons for the drop off in the Master of Divinity degree.
SOUTH BEND, Ind. (USA Today) There were also peaceful protests outside Pence’s commencement speech on Saturday afternoon at Grove City College near Pittsburgh.
(RNS) "In America we don’t worship government, we worship God," the president told the graduates.
(RNS) Trump 'is again showing that he has not forgotten evangelicals since he's been president,' said David Brody, breaking the news Wednesday morning on the Christian Broadcasting Network.
(RNS) The decision to invite the vice president caps months of intense debate over the wisdom of bringing Trump to campus. But it raises other potential concerns.
(RNS) The country has come to “know” the girls' father in mythical terms, as a martyr, hero and fallen soldier in the struggle for justice. But they knew him as “Daddy.”
(RNS) A university found a way for an Orthodox Jewish student to speak at a Saturday commencement, despite the restrictions of Shabbat.
MIT doctoral student Aaron Scheinberg explains why he worked to remove MIT's official graduation prayer, and why the experience convinced him to create a Humanist chaplaincy.
(RNS) Tensions between the Archdiocese of Washington and Georgetown University are escalating ahead of an commencement address by Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius. By David Gibson.
(RNS) Mitt Romney, who struggled to gain the support of evangelicals during the primaries, will deliver a commencement address Saturday at Liberty University, one of the largest Christian universities in the country. By Jackie Kucinich.
(RNS) After nearly 700 people tried to push Gonzaga University to rescind its commencement speaker's invitation to Archbishop Desmond Tutu, supporters of the anti-apartheid hero responded with 11,000 signatures of their own. By Tracy Simmons.
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