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No Safeguard, No Whole: Why I Left Cedarville University

by Julie L. Moore Julie L. Moore is the author of four collections of poetry, most recently Full Worm Moon, which won a 2018 Woodrow Hall Top Shelf Award, and which received honorable mention for the Conference on Christianity and Literature’s 2018 Book of the...

The Scandal Deepens at Cedarville University

by William Trollinger Portrait taken by HAF/IMMP, via thouarttheman Things are bad at Cedarville University, with the revelation a few days ago that in 2017 the school knowingly hired a sexual predator who rapidly became a central figure at the school.  (Go here for...

“Biblically Consistent” Cedarville University Knowingly Hires and Then (Three Years Later) Fires Sexual Abuser

by William Trollinger Inauguration of Thomas White as President of Cedarville University. Photo Credit: Samuel L. Huck, Cedarville University (2014) Just when I thought I had seen it all in American evangelicalism, here comes this story from Cedarville University....

Endangering the Least of These: A Word From the (Evangelical) World of Wrestling

by William Trollinger Photo Credit: Smiley N. Pool, Staff Photographer, Dallas Morning News While the NCAA responded to the COVID-19 pandemic by shutting down all sporting events (including March Madness for both men’s and women’s teams), the National Collegiate...

Keeping It Safe: Asbury College Fires “LGBTQ-Affirming” Faculty Members

by William Trollinger Asbury University, Photo by City of Wilmore, Kentucky. As Adam Laats convincingly demonstrates in his wonderful Fundamentalist U, evangelical and fundamentalist colleges are all about presenting themselves – to donors and parents – as “safe”...

Mike Pence, Taylor University, and the Political Realities of White Evangelicalism

by William Trollinger Conservatives at Taylor University can breathe a sigh of relief. Mike Pence is on his way. The leftist assault has been thwarted. Just 14 months ago the alarm was sounded at the evangelical school of 1900 undergraduates in Upland, Indiana. A...