Evangelism During the Second Great Awakening

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     Between 1790 and 1840, millions of new Christians joined Protestant churches throughout the United States.  Many of the new converts became members of the Baptist and Methodist Churches.  Since Baptist and Methodist ministers were the main leaders of the movement, it is not surprising that their churches grew the most.      Baptist and Methodist ministers traveled throughout the developing

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Creation Science vs. Evolutionary Science

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     In Edwards vs. Aguillard (1987), 482 U.S. 578, the Supreme Court examined a Louisiana Supreme Court decision regarding a state law mandating the teaching of creation science, when evolutionary science was taught.  Don Aguillard, an assistant principal in a Louisiana High School filed suit against the law stating that it violated the Establishment Clause of the U.S. Constitution. 

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Western Political Thought at Mid-Twentieth Century

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     For better or worse, four intellectuals have significantly influenced political thought in the Twentieth Century.  They have contributed primarily to political liberalism which is what has been taught in most universities for over half a century due to liberalism’s stranglehold on most universities.  The four essayists were David E. Lilienthal, Daniel Bell, C. Wright Mills and John Maynard

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Modernity Questioned

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     Modern thinkers believed that natural laws governed the universe.  If man could master these laws, he could mold and shape his environment to his design.  Western politicians, businessmen and thinkers emphasize scientific innovations in an attempt to shape their world.  Their efforts resulted in the Scientific Revolution in the academy, the Protestant Reformation in the church and colonization

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The Growth of the Black Community in St. Louis, MO

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     The African-American community began to emerge in St. Louis after the Civil War due to migration from the South and a race riot in the Metro East area.  The African-American population increased from 6 percent to 11.5 percent of the total population during a time when the total population increased from 310,000 to 821,960.  Today, African-Americans constitute approximately

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