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Spotlighting Christ

Andy440 Wrote: May 01, 2012 3:48 PM
Olasky fails to mention that there are huge swaths of the American educational landscape today (in public high schools, particularly) where Commencement speakers are FORBIDDEN by the school authorities to even MENTION the Name of Jesus or God, under the fictitious misinterpretation of the 1st Amendment called 'Separation of Church and State'. The men who created the Constitution were overwhelmingly Christian (as evidenced by the fact one of their 1st acts was to hire a Chaplain for the U.S.Senate to offer public prayers in the Name of Jesus Christ prior to Senate meetings!). Now, a Commencement speaker risks censure or having the 'mike' 'turned off' if they mention His Name!

"Congrats, seniors, this will be a heck of a graduation." That's how a New York University press release breathlessly announced the commencement snaring of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor. Other schools swoon over presidents: Barack Obama will speak at Barnard College (Columbia University) and Bill Clinton at little Columbia College in South Carolina.

Many universities think that TV names make a heck of a graduation, so Tom Brokaw, Katie Couric, and Brian Williams are orating at prestigious schools, and CNN host/Time editor-at-large Fareed Zakaria is playing a Harvard and Duke doubleheader. Happily, some Christian colleges are counter-cultural: Biola students will...