Is America truly a Christian nation?

Richard Hughes
Distinguished professor of religion and senior fellow, Ernest L. Boyer Center
Messiah College

Is America a Christian nation? Not likely, according to Richard Hughes, distinguished professor of religion and senior fellow of the Ernest L. Boyer Center at Messiah College. Listen to excerpts of Hughes’ new book, “Christian America and the Kingdom of God,“ to draw your own conclusions. 
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Posted in Christian Ministries, Ernest L. Boyer Center, Faculty, Humanities, Majors & Minors, Politics, Religious Studies, Scholarship | 8 Comments »

Posted on April 3rd, 2009


Restoring dignity to those in need

Chris BookChris Book ’78
Religion major
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

Chris Book ’78 views his years at Messiah College as the formative years that confirmed God’s call to a life of Christian service. Now executive director of Paxton Ministries in Harrisburg, Book and his wife Marlys have a goal of continuing in service that makes a direct impact in improving the quality of life for people in a way that honors God. Read the rest of this entry »

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Posted on March 3rd, 2009


Alumnus advises President on national bioethics debate

LeRoy Walters ’62
Religion major
Residing in Bethesda
, Maryland

Occupation: Sr. Professor of Christian ethics at the Kennedy Institute of Ethics, Georgetown University

When President George W. Bush wanted a balanced, thoughtful analysis of stem cell research, he sought input from an expert—LeRoy Walters Jr. ’62, senior professor of Christian ethics at the Kennedy Institute, Georgetown University.

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Posted on July 7th, 2008


Pilot program breaks through educational barriers in Chile

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Ben Thorpe 07
English and Religious Studies double major
Hometown: Damariscotta, Maine

While traveling through Santiago, Chile on a post-graduation, pre-employment jaunt, a friend of a friend helped Ben Thorpe, ′07 obtain a University research position that will test and implement a profound new theory of multi-layered learning – one that could prove groundbreaking for the South American educational system.

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Posted on May 22nd, 2008


Jersey boy’s first impression of Messiah is a keeper

ben-stolz.jpgBen Stolz 10
Philosophy and Biblical & Religious Studies double major
Hometown: West Orange, NJ

Ben Stolz ′10 wanted to learn about faith through the lens of Christian educators but didn’t want to live in a “Christian bubble.” Diversity, an urban setting, an academic challenge, and accessible faculty were also at the top of his list. Would Messiah College fit the bill?

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Posted on May 7th, 2008


   

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