A new study has been released concluding that majoring in the Humanities or Liberal Arts poses a greater threat to the religious faith of college students than majoring in the Sciences. It appears that the current postmodern philosophy touted in many Liberal Arts programs overwhelms the faith of many students, teaching them that there is no such thing as absolute truth. This is particularly sad to me when I consider that God used the study of history and literature to prepare my mind to accept the Gospel.
Many consider the study of the Humanities to be an impractical pursuit in this day and age. Here is the text of a speech reminding us just how valuable the study of the Humanities is.
Friday, September 4, 2009
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