Entrepreneurs and Environmentalists

Dr. Robert OsburnSome time back I introduced professors, pastors, and other leaders in the northeast Indian state of Manipur to the story of Christianity’s contribution to the development of nations.  One topic I addressed is finding the proper balance between...

The Bible, Theology, and National Development (Part Two)

© 2015 Robert OsburnAs my fingers poised to begin this first sentence, my eyes peeked up at the bookshelf above me, and there it is…Education and National Development: A Comparative Perspective (2nd Ed.), by Fägerlin and Saha (1989).   I had just begun...

The Bible, Theology, and National Development (Part One)

© 2015 Robert OsburnOver the past week, I have spoken with two groups of students on the University of Minnesota campus, answering the question “Does Religion Help or Harm?”  It’s one of those trick questions that I wish had handled more deftly when I debated the...