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University Can Deny Course Credit to Christian Graduates Taught With Creationism

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  1. Revmitchell

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    A federal judge has ruled the University of California can deny course credit to Christian high school graduates who have been taught with textbooks that reject evolution and declare the Bible infallible, the San Francisco Chronicle reported....



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    This will be appealled. Althought there's not much hope with the 9th. Perhaps it will make it to the Supreme Court.
     
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    I suppose California should accept science and history credits from a person who thinks the universe was created in 4004 BC?
     
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    Of course not. There is no place in science for free thinking and alternate theories. You MUST believe what THEY tell you, and that's that. Anyone who disagrees must be destroyed by any means necessary. That's what science is all about.


    Finagle's Creed: Science is true - do not be misled by facts.
     
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    Hallelujah. We homeschool with BJU materials and will not change because of this. We will continue to teach our children a biblical worldview and show them how the wicked suppress the truth in unrighteousness.

    Glory to God.
     
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    It's just as rational as accepting credits from a person who thinks otherwise.
     
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    As long as you are satisfied for you kids to be (on the average) blue/white collar working class people, then stay with your "Biblical world view." Their chances of making upper management are statistically slim. Unless, of course, they work for a TV preacher and milk the True Believers.
     
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    The chances of anyone making "upper management" are statistically slim. That's why it's called "upper." It is for those who have advanced. But it has nothing to do with having a biblical worldview. That sounds like the typical thought processes that come from public education where thinking it not actually taught.
     
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    Bill, I know a lot of folks who are in top management positions who take Genesis literally. Why be insulting to folks who actually take the Bible at face value?
     
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    All I can say to you, m'friend, is that I pity you if what you say here is truly your belief!
     
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    Why not do this?

    Teach from a secular textbook but instruct the students when there are legitimate points of disagreement. If these kids are planning to go to state universities, they're going to get the secular perspective there. Why not interact with it in a critical manner while still in high school?
     
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    And as long as you are satisfied with making fun of the Biblical world view, expect your children to split Hell wide open...

    I would rather my children go to Heaven.

    But apparently, you want your children to gain the whole world, but lose their soul.

    I will stay with my Biblical world view... Thank you...

    If you want to send your children to Hell, I'll pray for them.
     
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    Tiny, what are you trying to say?
     
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    :laugh:

    That unless someone has a biblical worldview they will never accept Christ as Savior.
    And without Christ, they will go to Hell.

    To say that people should shun the Biblical worldview in order to gain upper management positions is straight from the pits of Hell.

    No post on BB has ever been so evil!
     
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    Because a teacher can be fired for doing this. I think this happened recently. In most places, teachers cannot suggest even remotely that there is another possibility besides the theory of evolution.

    You should see that movie by Ben Stein on this topic. It's probably not in the theaters anymore but maybe on DVD? I can't think of the title at the moment, but it's excellent.
     
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    This is within a private Christian school context. I HIGHLY doubt that a teacher would be fired for teaching an Christian alternative view of origins if that institution previously used BJU Press materials or the like.
     
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    Tim, my post was sarcasm. I couldn't have agreed with you more.
     
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    Sorry, I misunderstood. I thought the OP was about secular schools
     
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    Better is the poor that walketh in his integrity, than he that is perverse in his lips, and is a fool. Prov. 19:1
     
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    No problem. In fact, I highly recommend the use of secular texts. Although it was another field, in my college church history course, we had a secularist text, but the professor taught from an evangelical perspective. A major component of the course was comparing and contrasting the differences in perspectives. It was highly enlightening.
     
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