Even casual acquaintances of the Bible know that the Truth shall set you free, but in the pursuit of that Truth in higher education--particularly in Christian or Jewish seminaries--there are often many casualties suffered along the way. What happens when...
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Even casual acquaintances of the Bible know that the Truth shall set you free, but in the pursuit of that Truth in higher education--particularly in Christian or Jewish seminaries--there are often many casualties suffered along the way. What happens when faculty and students at religious academies butt heads with senior staff or dare to question dogmas or sacred cows that the institution cherishes? Consider No Evil examines seminaries affiliated with two faith traditions--Christian and Jewish--and explores the challenges, as well as prospective solutions, confronting those religious academies when they grapple with staying true to their traditions, as they interpret them, while providing an arena that incubates honest and serious scholarship.
Brandon G. Withrow (Ph.D., Westminster Theological Seminary) is Instructor in Historical and Theological Studies at Winebrenner Theological Seminary. He taught at Beeson Divinity School, Samford University. He is the author of Katherine Parr: A Guided Tour of the Life and Thought of a Reformation Queen and editor of A Treatise on Regeneration by Peter van Mastricht and co-author of the five-volume History Lives series.
Brandon G. Withrow is an assistant professor of the history of Christianity and religious studies and director of the MA in Theological Studies program at Winebrenner Theological Seminary. He is the author, most recently, of Becoming Divine: Jonathan Edwards's Incarnational Spirituality within the Christian Tradition (Cascade Books, 2011). Menachem Wecker has reported on religion and education for the Washington Post, Houston Chronicle, Chronicle of Higher Education, Religion News Service, Jewish Daily Forward, National Catholic Reporter, Arab American News, and others. He was previously the e