The Ventriloquist

An online publication at and outside the boundary of evangelical Christianity.

Winter 2010

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Here is a brief introduction...

by The Ventriloquist, on Winter 2010, The V

Our staff defines a university as an institution committed to collective learning. We believe this commitment should extend past the institutional level and include the university community. When members of the community strive to cultivate creativity, critical thinking and growth, richer education and character formation result. We believe healthy intellectual pursuit leads to more authentic followers of faith, the goal of any religiously-affiliated school. We believe a journal or similar…

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December 2010

The Magic of Autism

by The Ventriloquist, on Winter 2010, Mental Health

John 9: Jesus Heals a Man Born Blind 1 As he went along, he saw a man blind from birth. 2 His disciples asked him, “Rabbi, who sinned, this man or his parents, that he was born blind?” “Neither this man nor his parents sinned,” said Jesus, “but this happened so that the work of God might be displayed in his life." Eric does not drink water. In fact, Eric’…

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December 2010

Likely Administration Mouthpiece

by The Ventriloquist, on Winter 2010, Cedarville, Satire

A typical Newspaper article usually starts with a hard news lead, something with commas, in wrong places, and unimportant details leading the way into what seems to be a blisteringly meaningless story. The subject, followed by a comma and short description, continues to prove dull as nails. That’s because the flaccid topic was introduced with 3-4 dull facts and possibly some numbers with little to no context, in an…

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December 2010

Are We Failing Our Students?

by The Ventriloquist, on Winter 2010, Modesty

There is a word that has gained notoriety among Christians, and a word that has simultaneously been demonized by the secular world: modesty. It is a word that crops up in almost every gathering of Christian women and one that has been discussed earnestly about the campus of Cedarville University. While I have often wondered as to the effectiveness of adding yet another voice to the discussion, I feel it…