January / February 1994 Edition
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Contents, January/February 1994:
- Ministering to Colleagues
- Dr. Joseph M. Mellichamp, Professor of Management Science at the University of Alabama, relates how he uses the book The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People (Stephen R. Covey: Simon and Schuster Inc., New York, 1989) to build relationships and to minister to colleagues.
- For They Loved the Approval of Men
- Dr. Phillip Bishop, Professor of Physiology at the University of Alabama, was involved in an academic freedom case which made its way through the system to the Supreme Court. Dr. Bishop shares the impact the experience had on him and challenges faculty to continue to take opportunities to minister.
- A Scopes Trial in Reverse
- Dr. Dean Kenyon, Professor of BioPhysics at San Francisco State University, was censored by the chairman and dean of the biology department for teaching intelligent design. Serious issues about academic freedom have been raised on Kenyon's behalf by the American Association of University Professors.
- When Faced with Opposition
- Dr. Scott Luley, Director of The Free Speech Project, gives suggestions for faculty members who face a challenge to their academic freedom.
- "Gay Family" Health Care Defeated at William & Mary
- Dr. Ken Petzinger, Professor of Physics at William and Mary College, led the effort that successfully prevented the adoption of health care benefits for spouses and families of gay and lesbians. He explains the actions taken at William & Mary.
- Academic Freedom and the Rights of Religous Faculty
- John Whitehead, founder of The Rutherford Institute, documents how the U.S. court system has repeatedly guaranteed the rights of religious persons in public institutions through case law. He presents an overview of important cases with extensive footnotes for further study.