Tag Archives: Patrick Henry College

The trouble with Baskerville

Trigger warning: Rape, domestic violence and child abuse denialism, victim-blaming. Critics of Stephen Baskerville’s astonishing Faith and Reason lecture at Patrick Henry College last Friday have no shortage of material to cite. The lecture was such a departure from even … Continue reading

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Guest speaker Rosaria Butterfield draws contrast with Patrick Henry College’s fear of dialogue

According to Patrick Henry College professor of government Stephen Baskerville, “PHC is an oasis of academic freedom in an inbred academic environment of stifling orthodoxy.” Given that over half of PHC’s faculty resigned within one year over precisely the issue … Continue reading

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A visit to Patrick Henry College

Patrick Henry College hosts an ongoing “newsmakers interview” series, and the guest Friday afternoon is a woman named Rosaria Butterfield, a resident of Purcellville. Dr. Butterfield “will discuss her new book, The Secret Thoughts of an Unlikely Convert, detailing her … Continue reading

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There’s a new blog in town

The collaborative blog Queer Patrick Henry College was launched earlier this month by several current and former Patrick Henry College students. They join a growing movement of LGBT students at Christian colleges who are unapologetically asserting their right to be … Continue reading

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You’re not alone, not even at Patrick Henry College

“You’re not alone, and there’s plenty of space in the church for you, should you choose to stay.” That’s the truth spoken by Point Loma Nazarene University graduate Todd Clayton to the many, many other LGBT students and alumni who … Continue reading

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The good news

From the New York Times, on the growing LGBT student movement at evangelical Christian colleges: Decades after the gay rights movement swept the country’s secular schools, more gays and lesbians at Christian colleges are starting to come out of the … Continue reading

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The kind of monster our AG would listen to

As noted in the previous post, George “Rentboy” Rekers provided his “expertise” in the Florida case that resulted in the overturning of that state’s odious anti-gay adoption law – the law that was the model for a bill in Virginia … Continue reading

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