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Is Diversity Good, True, and Beautiful? | Aaron Howard at the 2023 Higher Ed Summit

October 05, 2023 Classic Learning Test
Anchored by the Classic Learning Test
Is Diversity Good, True, and Beautiful? | Aaron Howard at the 2023 Higher Ed Summit
Show Notes

This week’s episode of Anchored features a speech delivered by Aaron Howard, an ethics professor at Lipscomb University and the founder and CEO of As One Diversity, at the Higher Ed Summit in Annapolis. Howard talks about the difference between the postmodern conception of diversity and the biblical view of diversity mandated by God. He dives into his firsthand experience with the oppressor/oppressed ideology he encountered at the Vanderbilt University Divinity School that pushed skepticism of objective truth and demonized all values associated with the West. Howard encourages his audience not to overreact to this misrepresentation of diversity, as we may miss the call to embrace another kind of God-ordained diversity illustrated in the life and mission of Jesus Christ.