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The Wheaton Record; October 26, 2012

Below is a representative sample of articles featured in the latest Wheaton Record, the student newspaper of Wheaton College. All articles are written and edited by students. The content does not necessarily reflect the views of Wheaton College.

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Carolyn Custis James Speaks on the Global Vision for Women

Author and president of the Whitby Forum Carolyn Custis James discussed the cultural and theological implications of gender in a lecture delivered on Wednesday, Oct. 24.

Carolyn Custis James delivered a lecture on her book “Half the Church: Recapturing God’s Global Vision for Women” Wednesday evening in a discussion on problems confronting women in today’s world. Karen Jobes, professor of New Testament Greek and exegesis, introduced James by acknowledging her recognition in a recent “Christianity Today” article entitled “50 Women You Should Know” and calling her an evangelical thinker and leader with the courage to confront gender issues in a complex world. More >

 

One in Three Adults Under 30 has no Religious Affliliation

Wheaton students open up about unbelief.

Wheaton College students graduate into a nation that is less religiously affiliated — and less Protestant — than ever before, according to data released this month by the Pew Research Center’s Forum on Religion and Public Life. The report found an unprecedented level of Americans who self-identify as “nones” — that is, self-described atheists, agnostics and others without  a particular religious affiliation. According to the survey, about 20 percent of American adults are religiously unaffiliated. That’s a five-point jump in the past five years. More >

 

 

Documentary Highlights Progress in Post-Genocidal Rwanda

The psychology department and the HNGR program presents 'As We Forgive,' a documentary exploring the nature of present-day Rwanda on Wednesday, Oct. 17.

Last Wednesday, Oct. 17, the Wheaton College psychology department and the human needs and global resources program co-hosted a screening of a documentary titled “As We Forgive.” This film highlights some of the key complexities surrounding post-genocidal Rwanda. Ryan Juskus, assistant director of HNGR, was present at the screening, and he elaborated on some of the themes displayed in the documentary. More >

 

 

Thunder Stretch Win Streak to Seven and Claim Top Seed in CCIW Tournament

The Wheaton men’s soccer team extended their winning streak to seven with wins over Elmhurst, Aurora, Illinois Wesleyan and Augustana last week. The Thunder offense rolled, netting three goals in each contest. On Saturday, Oct. 13, Wheaton welcomed the Elmhurst Bluejays to Joe Bean Stadium, winning 3-1. Elmhurst jumped out to an early lead when Bluejay Mikey Emig found the net in the 14th minute, but from then on it was all Thunder. More >

 

 

Thunder Rally Past Titans to Keep Playoff Hopes Alive

Wheaton, Ill. – Down by nine points with less than five minutes remaining in the fourth quarter, after already committing two crucial turnovers earlier in the frame, the odds of the Wheaton Thunder football team coming back against the No. 12 Illinois Wesleyan Titans last Saturday night, Oct. 20, were slim to none. But Wheaton rallied and scored two touchdowns in their final two possessions of regulation play, shocking the Titans 38-33. More >

 

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