To further “flesh out” Is Reality Secular? Testing the Assumptions of Four Global Worldviews?Â (InterVarsity Press, 2014), I asked Mary Poplin, PhD, Professor of Education, School of Educational Studies, Claremont Graduate University,Â to offer a follow-up series focused uponÂ practical illustrations, stories, and resources. This is the “teaser”Â which includes aÂ call to join the Emerging Scholars Network (ESN) in refining our resource material over the course of the coming academic term.
Mary Poplin: Many students, particularly in the humanities and social sciences are being taughtÂ that truths are nothing but individual or social/cultural constructions of reality thatÂ change over time and are used to wield power over others. A skeptical young coedÂ asked Dallas Willard in one of his last talks, “What is truth?” His answer was that truthÂ is reality and reality is what you run into when you are wrong. [Read more…] about Engaging Students in the Subject of Truth