Sep 14

The Academy Regained

A colleague at Redeemer University College recently shared the following parable:

There once was an architect who designed a beautiful building. The construction crew came in, dug a big hole and laid a perfect foundation. Then the crew left. A crowd gathered to admire the beautiful foundation. End of story.

He shared this proverb as a means to ask a provocative question: Is Christian scholarship and teaching like this? I share some of my thoughts on this parable in my most recent Christian Courier column at:


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