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CSU Christian Studies faculty shine at Evangelical Theology Conference

Three Charleston Southern University Christian studies professors were selected to present papers at the Evangelical Theological Society meeting in San Diego in November. Dr. Peter Link, chair of the department of Christian studies, made the case that Moses was communicating the gospel of the Messiah throughout the whole of the Torah. Affirming Mosaic authorship of […]

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Shuler digs through 300 years of history

The most interesting items Ethan Shuler has found in his archaeological dig at Colonial Dorchester State Historic Site in Summerville are a musket ball and a red glass jewel bead. He’s also found mounds of broken bricks, but that hasn’t dimmed his enthusiasm. “I wanted to get out and find history,” said Shuler. “It’s awesome […]

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Five CSU grads ordained on one day

Recently, Summit Church ordained five young men to the ministry, all of them graduates of Charleston Southern. Summit, which meets on the campus of Charleston Southern University, is a multigenerational congregation that disciples all ages.  Nick Ballenger, executive pastor, said, “We created an initiative called Summit Labs which offers practical pastoral training, along with opportunities […]

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Alumni Q&A: Bowe Butler `05

Bowe Butler spends his days at Benefitfocus making sure the client is happy. As a delivery manager, he is involved with account project management that is client facing. His background is in ministry, working with nonprofits and groups such as Campus Outreach. Most recently he worked at Summit Church in North Carolina. But he felt a […]

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CSU hires Christian Studies dean and director of church relations

Charleston Southern University has named Dr. Ben Phillips as dean of the College of Christian Studies and Tom Clemmons as director of church relations. Prior to coming to CSU, Phillips was director of Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary’s undergraduate program in the Texas Prison System and was associate professor of systematic theology at Southwestern’s Houston campus. […]

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Faculty and students engage in research projects

As we look toward the start of a new academic year, it’s a great time to recognize some of the research projects Charleston Southern professors are conducting. Undergraduate students enjoy the opportunity to interact with professors in completing research projects. Here are some of the highlights: Ricard Bordas, assistant professor of music Professor Bordas serves […]

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