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Young Life seeks to serve high schoolers

Young Life seeks to serve high schoolers

Emma Peel, Staff Writer

April 14, 2016

Imagine yourself trying to break through to a 16-year-old high school student on an emotional and spiritual level. A kid who has turned to partying, drinking and other destructive habits to handle the daily trials and tribulations of everyday life. What would you say? This is a challenge that Mercer University...

Harry Vaughan Smith lectures on Dietrich Bonhoeffer pack Newton and inspire conversations

Harry Vaughan Smith lectures on Dietrich Bonhoeffer pack Newton and inspire conversations

Elliot James, Staff Writer

February 22, 2016

A mixed crowd of community members and Mercer students and faculty packed Newton Chapel at the Harry Vaughan Smith Lecture series on Feb. 16 and 17. Each year, since 1992, the Christianity department at Mercer hosts the Harry Vaughan Smith Lectures to invite distinguished individuals ranging fro...

Modern Christmas practices go against Christian teachings

Ross Tripi

December 7, 2011

As a Christian, I find the celebration of Christmas abhorrent.  When considering the holiday’s pagan roots and practices it can hardly be considered Christian. The modern celebration of the holiday encourages greed and a sense of entitlement to material goods, both of which are antithetical to Christian...

Major Spotlight: Christianity

Sophya Pierre

March 16, 2011

Sophya Pierre The Christianity major at Mercer consists of 30 semester hours. There is no senior project required of these majors; however, a student majoring in Christianity must have at least 18 hours in upper-level courses of 300 or above. While Mercer does have many religious organizations, Christianity...

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