La Sierra Students Criticize Core Classes

Posted on May 4, 2011

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 03:43 PM PDT on Monday, May 2, 2011

By KAREN JOSEPH
The Press-Enterprise

A group of La Sierra University students complained to the board of trustees Friday that certain required courses lack appropriate emphasis on Jesus and the Bible.

A petition signed by 300 of La Sierra’s 1,400 students said the six core courses were unacceptable because they misrepresent the Christian God, and contain subversive attacks on Christianity and one-god beliefs.

“Our biggest opposition is that it attacks what the school was founded on, which is the Bible,” said Monte Bridges, a senior from Oregon. “It says, in essense, that all religions are paths to the same truths. The problem is that Christ said `I’m the truth; I’m the way; I’m the life.’ ”  [READ MORE]

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