So how in the world do we wrangle all of our diverse interests into a career? How do I choose when I could easily see myself as an astronomer or an interior designer or a marketer or a small business owner?
We are in a time of heightened political correctness which is beginning to disturb many in the academy and the wider public. Political correctness is not a new phenomenon, but it largely subsided for the first decade of the 2000s before returning with a vengeance in the last few years.
Academic freedom—accompanied by respect and charity—is at the very center of why universities exist. Let's hope more American universities make the stands that Princeton and the University of Chicago have bravely made.
By being other-oriented, we break the trend of self-love in today’s culture. By examining and sharing our motives, we can bring positive examples of the Christian walk into a society in desperate need of them.
On January 16-18, 2015, Values & Capitalism hosted its third annual faculty retreat, on Coronado Bay in San Diego, CA. This year’s gathering consisted of 29 Christian college professors, two V&C Ideas Council members, four guest speakers, and our staff team.