Evangelical Colleges and the Shrinking of White Evangelicalism

The numbers tell a remarkable story. White evangelicalism is shrinking, and at a brisk rate. While 23% of Americans identified as white and evangelical in 2006, that number had dropped to 17% by 2017. More than this, white evangelicalism is aging. As of two years ago...

Life After Fundamentalism

Evangelical colleges are always having to prove – to parents, donors, and evangelical leaders such as James Dobson or Ken Ham – that they are, to quote Adam Laats, “guardians and teachers of a necessarily vague dream of eternal and unchanging orthodoxy.” Sometimes the...

Anti-Intellectualism at Warp Speed

In the end, is the point to make it possible for evangelicals not to think? Bryan Osborne of Answers in Genesis (AiG)  has recently explained the organization’s purpose thusly: The revelation that the Bible’s plain history is true, that real science confirms...