Dialogue Volume 29, Number 1

College and University Dialogue

Designed for Seventh-day Adventist university students and young professionals, College and University Dialogue is published by the Committee on Adventist Ministry to College and University Students (AMiCUS) in cooperation with the 13 world divisions of the Seventh-day Adventist Church and in partnership with Public Campus Ministries (PCM). Volume 29, Number 1 (2017) is now available online. In his editorial, Saints: Their identity, address, calling, John Fowler discusses Paul’s salutation in Ephesians 1:1.

The Social Function of Adventist Education by George Knight
We often emphasize the spiritual and academic sides of Adventist education, but is the social function important as well?

Why Do I Believe in God? By Clifford Goldstein
The author takes the seemingly simple question deeper.

Light in the Darkness by J. Wesley Taylor V
Step one: be in the light yourself! “You cannot give what you have not received. You cannot share what you do not have. It is impossible to reflect light, unless you have a personal relationship with the Source of light.”

Scientific Cherry-picking? by Sven Östring
As Adventists, our approach to science is often inconsistent. “ Are we guilty of cherry-picking—simply picking and choosing scientific results that suit our faith-based needs?”

Robert Mwanga – Dialogue with an Adventist Agriculturist Researcher in Uganda by Israel Kafeero
Rober Mwanga’s fascinating academic and professional life began at a little Adventist school in a Ugandan village. Read about where his studies and research career have taken him, as well as how he has stayed true to his spiritual calling.

The Joy of Faith and the Challenge of Science by Ricardo Ruiz Baier
Remaining loyal to your faith while studying and working in the field of science can seem intimidating. The author provides tips and encouragement.

Living Real: Lessons from Nicodemus by Ikechukwu Michael Oluikpe
This deeper look at the conversation between Jesus and Nicodemus reminds us that “really living begins with a spiritual rebirth and continues with a constant total surrender to the divine Person and power of God’s Spirit.”

This issue is also available in Spanish, French and Portuguese. Translations of select individual articles are available online as well.


Adventist Educator Blog editorial staff include a team working from each continent to curate Adventist education news, compile digest posts of Adventist education journal articles, and edit posts from Adventist educators in each world division.

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