• Childhood •
November 21, 2007
The Wall Street Journal is out with one of the those eye-opening stories that defies common moral sense. It seems that Jason Ceyanes, the 35-year-old superintendent of schools in Argyle, Texas, decided to crack down on sexually-suggestive dancing at the local high school. But, when the superintendent banned “freak dancing,” he got into trouble with some of Argyle’s parents.
November 20, 2007
A recent cover story in The Wall Street Journal reports about the controversy surrounding the school district superintendent in Argyle, Texas. When Jason Ceyanes began enforcing the district’s dress code at school dances and also banned “grinding” or “freak dancing,” the student body was less than pleased. But surprisingly, a number of parents joined their…
November 19, 2007
A story by David Crary for the Associated Press notes the growing consensus among family scholars: children who grow up in “non-traditional” homes, particularly those marked by cohabitation, are more likely to be the victims of abuse. On today’s program, guest host Russell Moore talks with Brad Wilcox, professor of sociology at the University of…
November 15, 2007
November 2, 2007
October 31, 2007
Over a hundred years ago, the great Dutch theologian Hermann Bavinck predicted that the 20th century would “witness a gigantic conflict of spirits.” His prediction turned out to be an understatement, and this great conflict continues into the 21st century.
September 28, 2007
A growing number of politicians are calling for expanding mandatory childhood education to include preschool, requiring that families with children as young as 3 and 4 send them off to school. On today’s program, Dr. Mohler explores the idea and takes into consideration some of the presuppositions that drive the proposal.
September 21, 2007
Are adults becoming extinct in America? Not if you look at Census data, but according to Diana West we have become a nation of people obsessed with adolescence. As we do so, she argues, we imperil the fate of western civilization itself. On today’s program, Ms. West joins us for a conversation about her new…
September 6, 2007
More and more parents are lining up for admission interviews in elite preschools and making sure to put their young children on the fast track to future academic and career success. But in all of this frenzy, Christians have to ask what is the proper understanding of childhood, education, and parental responsibility.
September 3, 2007
August 31, 2007
August 3, 2007