White Papers

V&V PAPER — Nature and Nurture: Limiting the Rights of Parents in Genetic Enhancement

July 20, 2012 | by | Topic: Faith & Society, The Law, White Papers

Editor’s Note: “[T]he issues here are layered and controversial. While each generation faces new medical possibilities, the 21st century is likely to see an increase in both the number and the sheer scope of what is possible. … As happens More>

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V&V PAPER — Christian Charity and the Welfare State

April 13, 2011 | by | Topic: Economics & Political Systems, Faith & Society, White Papers

Editor’s Note: “When government confines itself to protecting each individual’s God-given right to be safe in his or her own person and property, then people are free to go about their business as long as they don’t trespass on the More>

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V&V PAPER — Voluntary Exchanges and the Free Market

October 4, 2010 | by | Topic: Economics & Political Systems, White Papers

Editor’s Note: “On the broadest level, Dr. Ritenour and I are both interested in the relationship between social conditions and human action. We are both advocates of free markets, believing that they contribute more to human thriving than other arrangements. More>

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V&V PAPER — The Inspiration of the Declaration: President Calvin Coolidge

October 1, 2010 | by | Topic: American History & Presidents, Biography, White Papers

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“The Inspiration of the Declaration: President Calvin Coolidge”

 

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V&V PAPER — E.D. Hirsch Jr.: The Twentieth Century’s Liberal Conservative Educator

April 13, 2009 | by | Topic: Education & Schools, White Papers

Editor’s note: “E.D. Hirsch Jr.: The Twentieth Century’s Liberal Conservative Educator” (6,389 words), by Dr. Jason R. Edwards, research fellow with The Center for Vision & Values and an associate professor of education and history at Grove City College.

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V&V PAPER — Not “Silent Cal”—“Thinking Cal”: Correcting the Historical Image of Calvin Coolidge

February 27, 2009 | by | Topic: American History & Presidents, White Papers

Editor’s Note: “How did this apparent political naïf, this so-called simpleton, this relic of the 19th century, become president? That is a question frequently pondered by conventional historians and political scientists in their best-selling texts. After penning a few lines More>

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V&V PAPER — Social Organizations as a Path to Self-control: Does Religious Participation Promote Character Development?

December 23, 2008 | by | Topic: Faith & Society, White Papers

Editor’s Note: “Does religious participation have benefits for character development? For most of American history this question would have seemed foolish. Most Americans would have responded that religious participation was essential for character development. Today, however, the value of religion More>

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V&V PAPER — The Limits of “Corporate Social Responsibility”

February 13, 2008 | by | Topic: Economics & Political Systems, White Papers

Editor’s Note: “What role should companies play in modern society?” As Dr. Andrew W. Markley notes, “The issue has received increased attention in recent years due to several factors, including the process of economic globalization, government deregulation of economic activity, More>

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V&V PAPER — Heaven in the American Imagination: From the Puritans to the Present

December 17, 2007 | by | Topic: Faith & Society, White Papers

Editor’s Note: With the holiday season now upon us and with Christmas quickly approaching, people around the globe are preparing to celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ. And with the birth of Jesus comes a message of hope for all More>

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V&V PAPER — Improving the Business Climate of the State of Pennsylvania

October 15, 2007 | by | Topic: Economics & Political Systems, White Papers

Editor’s Note: Reflecting the breadth and depth of top-notch scholarship being pursued by the faculty of Grove City College, The Center for Vision & Values is pleased to release the fifth in a series of exclusive monthly papers being offered More>

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V&V PAPER — Paulo Freire: Education as Radical Political Transformation

September 13, 2007 | by | Topic: Economics & Political Systems, White Papers

Editor’s Note: Reflecting the breadth and depth of top-notch scholarship being pursued by the faculty of Grove City College, the Center for Vision & Values is pleased to release the fourth in a series of exclusive monthly white papers being More>

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V&V PAPER — Honestly Considering Abstinence Education

April 26, 2007 | by | Topic: Faith & Society, White Papers

Editor’s Note: Reflecting the breadth and depth of top-notch scholarship being pursued by the faculty of Grove City College, the Center for Vision & Values is pleased to release the third in a series of exclusive monthly white papers being More>

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V&V PAPER — Globalization: An Assessment

March 28, 2007 | by | Topic: Economics & Political Systems, White Papers

Editor’s Note: Reflecting the breadth and depth of top-notch scholarship being pursued by the faculty of Grove City College, The Center for Vision & Values is pleased to release the second in a series of exclusive monthly papers being offered More>

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V&V PAPER — Keys to Designing an Antipoverty Fund

February 28, 2007 | by | Topic: Economics & Political Systems, White Papers

Editor’s Note: Reflecting the breadth and depth of top-notch scholarship being pursued by the faculty of Grove City College, The Center for Vision & Values is pleased to release the first in a series of exclusive monthly papers being offered More>

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V&V PAPER — Operation Change of Direction: Israel vs. Hezbollah in the summer of 2006

January 26, 2007 | by | Topic: Military & Foreign Policy, White Papers

Editor’s note: Dr. Earl Tilford is Professor of History at Grove City College. He enjoyed an extensive military career and after retiring from the U.S. Air Force, served as an associate professor of history at Troy State University in Montgomery More>

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V&V PAPER — Can America Be a Christian State or Nation?

November 1, 2006 | by | Topic: American History & Presidents, White Papers

Editor’s note: L. John VanTil, Ph.D. is a professor and Fellow for Law and Humanities with the Center for Vision & Values at Grove City College.  He is the author of the book “Liberty of Conscience: The History of a More>

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The Clash of Civilizations WITHIN Islam: The Struggle over the Qur’an between Muslim Democrats and Theocrats

August 18, 2006 | by | Topic: Military & Foreign Policy, White Papers

Editor’s note: Joseph N. Kickasola, PhD, is professor of International policy at Regent University (VA), with a joint appointment in the schools of Law, Government, and Divinity. A version of this 38-page paper on the clash within Islam, especially its More>

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Sheep for the Slaughter: Christians and Jews in the Sights of Islamic Jihadists

July 14, 2006 | by | Topic: Military & Foreign Policy, White Papers

Editor’s note: Dr. Earl Tilford is Professor of History and Fellow for the Middle East & Terrorism with the Center for Vision & Values at Grove City College. He enjoyed an extensive military career and after retiring from the U.S. More>

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Primer on Austrian Economics

October 15, 2005 | by | Topic: Economics & Political Systems, White Papers

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Editor’s note: Jeffrey M. Herbener, Ph.D. is a fellow for economic theory and policy at The Center for Vision & Values. He is a professor of economics and chair of the economics department at More>

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Sexual Orientation & Public Schools: A Balanced Approach

June 1, 2005 | by | Topic: Faith & Society, White Papers

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Health Education as Social Advocacy

May 2, 2005 | by | Topic: Faith & Society, White Papers

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Hard Realities in the War on Terror

December 21, 2004 | by | Topic: Military & Foreign Policy, White Papers

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World War IV, the “Global War on Terror,” like World War II and World War III (the Cold War), is a struggle between competing worldviews which, like the Cold War, could last a long … More>

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Same-sex “Marriage” and Schools

April 7, 2004 | by | Topic: Faith & Society, White Papers

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