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Each thread must be at least 400 words and demonstrate course-related knowledge, including at least 2 in-text citations with full references listed at the end of the post. In addition to the thread, the student is required to reply to the threads of at least 2 classmates. Each reply must be at least 200 words and include at least 1 in-text citation.

Topic: Christian Perspective on Social and Political Issues and the Future of Higher Education

Explain your viewpoint/philosophy on the Christian’s responsibility for responding to social and political issues that impact higher education. How should a believer handle major campus issues (or crises), whether the campus is a public, secular private, or faith-based institution? As you reflect on what you learned in this course, what do you anticipate to be the major trends and issues in the future of higher education? In your replies, identify areas where you agree or disagree with students’ forecast for the future of higher education.

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School: UIUC



Christianity, Political and Social Issues in Education
Institutional Affiliation



Social issues are the issues that are facing the society and affect a significant number
of individuals whereas the political problems mostly refer to the issues that are usually
debated on a political platform. The issues could be on environment issues, politics or social
issues like free trade or taxation. Some of the social issues that people have been facing are
issues on climatic change, equality between men and women, energy, transportation, political
freedoms and issues on a good education. The political problems being faced on the other
hand include issues of terrorism, immigration, free speech, abortion, social security, racism,
student loans, and unemployment (Greening, 1994).
Christians have a responsibility of responding to the political and social issues
especially those that are affecting higher education. When one states that they are Christians
they mean that they believe in God as the supernatural being and the creator of all that is seen
and unseen. Christianity teaches that people should show love and compassion to others and
that we ought to help and assist the needy as stated in Zechariah 7: 9 (KJV). The Bible also
teaches that as a Christian one should not be quick to judge as God is the only judge, Psalms
75: 7(KJV), however, one should also not entertain evil and wrongdoings. A Christian...

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