Why we teach: "A Worldview Sniper for Christ"

Posted by Julia Adams on 5/16/24 8:27 AM

I can still remember the nervous excitement in my chest when I walked into my first history class during my freshman year with Dr. Doug Favelo. I selected a seat in the middle of the room—not in the...

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PHC's first piece of outdoor art

Posted by Hannah Gaschler on 5/1/24 9:31 AM

A 600-pound, 6-foot-tall stone Armenian cross, known as a khatchkar, lies in a box on campus waiting to be erected on the far side of Lake Bob. “I would love for it to be up by commencement, but I’m...

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When Cultures Collide: Alumna Kirsten Etherton shares about teaching overseas

Posted by Julia Adams on 12/5/23 10:44 AM

On a Good Friday, Alumna Kirsten Etherton (CLA-ed ’06) and a friend borrowed a coworker’s car and drove to the local Roman ruins. They had the place to themselves. Up on the hilltop, Kirsten sat in...

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"Frankenstein" as a book for economics?

Posted by Julia Adams and Marjorie Pratt on 9/18/23 1:00 PM

You may be thinking, “Not another reading list!” If you’re in high school, you may be learning how to manage a larger workload. If you’re a college student, you may be just trying to get by with the...

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Understanding the past to inform the future: a look at PHC's History major

Posted by Emma Perley on 1/9/23 5:08 PM

What does it mean to study history from a Christian perspective?

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What Christians should know about Hanukkah

Posted by Annalise van der Wel on 12/19/22 1:08 PM

Christians often think of Hanukkah as an Old Testament Jewish holiday, but the events that inspired the festival did not happen until after the last book of the Old Testament was written. As the...

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The Harm of Therapeutic History, part 2

Posted by Emma Perley on 9/14/22 3:28 PM

What is actually being taught in history classes? And more importantly, whose history is being taught? [Did you miss part 1? Go here.]

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The dangers of therapeutic history: Dr. Spinney's explanations and solutions, part 1

Posted by Emma Perley on 9/6/22 5:30 PM

How does false history harm America as a nation? Dr. Robert Spinney, Professor of History, explains how, and offers the solutions.

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Do you know God's unique vocational calling on your life?

Posted by Julia Adams on 8/12/22 1:11 PM

God has a completely unique vocational calling for your life—do you know what it is? One of the rich benefits of the classical liberal arts program at PHC is its ability to guide students in their...

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Is it becoming increasingly difficult to foster authentic community on college campuses?

Posted by Julia Adams on 7/29/22 5:20 PM

Could it be that a loss of meaningful connections is spreading like a pandemic? A feeling of loneliness is increasing among Americans; particularly hard-hit are young adults including students on...

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