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    A Brief Reflection on Adventism and Social Causes Tertiary-Lifelong
    Adventist education historian Greenleaf explores social reform movements in the 19th century and how these stimulated Adventist engagement in reform, the development of development and relief services through ADRA, and involvement in gender equality and politics.

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    Argentina - White, Hispanic and Catholic - The Relations of the Political, Military and Religious Elite with Hitler's Nazis Tertiary New!!
    For decades the Argentine elite conditioned the nation to accept a position of internal intolerance toward those not defined as white and Catholic. There was also the discomfort of the presence of undesirable neighbors, mainly made up of mestizos. Taking...

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    Benjamin Paulo Paiva - Dialogue with an Adventist former Deputy Speaker of the Angola National Assembly Tertiary
    "While in the National Assembly, Paiva faced some challenges, although he prefers to refer to them as opportunities to enlarge his ministry. One of his major contributions was to work with the national government to officially recognize the Adventist...

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    Christians and Political Elections Grade 11-Lifelong
    Jesus indicates that we human beings have certain responsibilities to fulfill toward God and toward the authorities who exercise the power of governing a society (Matthew 22:21; Acts 5:29). Cotro gives criteria to help voters evaluate candidates.

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    David Pendleton - Dialogue with an Adventist in the Hawaii House of Representatives Grade 11-Lifelong
    David Pendleton answers questions regarding his life and career in politics - What interested you in becoming an attorney and eventually an elected official? How would you encourage other Christians to get involved? How do you balance your work as a legislator...

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    Dennis Dean Tidwell - Dialogue with an Adventist U.S. Foreign Service Officer Grade 9-Lifelong
    "Dennis Dean Tidwell is currently working with the U.S. Department of State in Kabul, Afghanistan, where he assists in the coordination of international development assistance."

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    Do Christianity and Politics Mix? Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Students need to understand Biblical teachings concerning church-state relations, political affairs, and their relationship to religion in a variety of governments and political systems. This article from the JAE special social studies, history, and geography...

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    Eunice Michiles - A dialogue with the first woman, first Adventist, senator of Brazil Grade 11-Lifelong
    A dialogue with Eunice Michiles addresses questions such as: How did you get involved in politics? Is it possible to promote peace through politics? How can Christians get involved in public matters to promote peace?

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    Hannu Takkula - Dialogue with an Adventist member of the European Parliament Grade 11-Tertiary
    In addition to an interview with Hannu Takkula, this article also briefly outlines his journey to Adventistism.

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    How Does Human Activity Affect Species Extinctions? 0-2 years-Lifelong
    This article by William Hayes and Floyd Hayes focuses on the impact humanity has had on species extinction and the loss of biodiversity. The writers first summarize the history of human-caused extinctions, and then describe three key points of evidence that...

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    How Should the Christian Teacher Relate to Politics and Social Issues? Grade 9-Lifelong
    Does Adventist education have a social obligation? In addressing this issue, Christ's example and teaching and Ellen G. White's example as a social reformer are discussed. Christians face the dilemma of "dual citizenship", belonging to the kingdom...

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    How Young People View Their Lives Futures and Politics Tertiary
    This report takes stock of the new generation that has grown up with personal computers, cell phones and the Internet. It explores their outlook, their lifestyle and their politics. This report is drawn from a broad array of Pew Research Center polling data....

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    Introducing Politics in the Classroom Grade 7-Lifelong
    "How do Christian teachers recognize the Lordship of Christ in all aspects of their lives, including their relationship to politics? ... How do they balance the goal of preparing knowledgeable citizens without hijacking instructional time to advocate...

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    Is There a Role for Adventists in Politics? Grade 11-Lifelong
    Sabes looks at five arguments posed against Christians who wish to enter politics and from them notes why it is important for Adventists to make their voice heard in some form: aliens and strangers, God’s role in earthly powers, not to be yoked with...

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    Kim Gangte - Dialogue with an Adventist member of parliament in India Grade 11-Lifelong
    Kim Gangte answers questions regarding her life and career - 1, 5, 7 How did you become involved in working for human rights? What message do you have for Christians who would like to get involved in politics? Do you see any role for the Adventist Church in...

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    Media Awareness - Hidden Persuaders Grade 5-Grade 12
    Media messages surround our students who are influenced to buy, do, or be whatever the media is selling. The media often portrays a lifestyle that is not consistent with Christian values. Learning the "hidden persuaders" in advertising and politics can help students make better choices as they form their worldview.

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    Michelle Chin - Dialogue with an Adventist specialist in political science Grade 11-Tertiary
    "Currently Michelle serves as assistant professor of political science at Arizona State University. She has published articles on various aspects of the United States political system in professional journals, and is working on a book on Congressional...

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    Mpoki M. Ulisubisya - Dialogue with an Adventist High Commissioner of Tanzania to Canada Grade 11-Lifelong
    Ulisubisya states, “The Lord has provided many opportunities to share my faith where I work. Even more, drawing on the resources my faith provides, I strive to demonstrate integrity in all that I do and encourage others to do the same.”

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    Political Systems: How They Affect Adventist Education Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Gene Hsu explores the possibility of establishing a correlation between the work of Adventist education and the political systems in which Adventist schools function. The term political systems is defined, along with discussion of various political...

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    Politics - A Biblical Perspective Tertiary-Lifelong
    This paper is anchored in the belief that Seventh-day Adventists should manifest a presence in temporal politics and governance, in fact, that God has always had representatives in earthly governments for the express purpose of blessing humankind and as a...

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    Politics in the Church - The Moral Management of Power Tertiary-Lifelong
    "The urgent need is for church members and leaders to know how to use politics ethically and wisely; to avoid the intentional or accidental misuse of politics; and to ensure that political processes result in good for the whole church."

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    Religious Liberty Education - Opening Windows on the World Grade 9-Tertiary
    Bert Beach discusses the teaching of religious liberty in Adventist schools. He advocates teaching religion to lift learners to a higher level of devotion, spirituality, love, tolerance, and understanding.

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    The Case Against Committees Kindergarten-Lifelong
    "Why not form a committee?" is often the clarion cry of many a school or operating board. According to Furst, "Committees can slow progress, strangle innovation, promote mediocrity and discourage initiative." His article addresses the effectiveness...

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    The Christian and Politics Tertiary-Lifelong
    Beach talks about the role of a Christian in politics, covering biblical basis of socio-political responsibilities, dual citizenship between Christ's kingdom and earth, and other concepts regarding politics and church involvement.

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    The Christian and Politics - Peril or Opportunity? Tertiary-Lifelong
    "A case for living a life like Christ, of Christ, and for Christ in every way."

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    The Politics of American Adventists Tertiary
    This is an excerpt from the book Citizens of Two Worlds: Religion and Politics Among American Seventh-day Adventists, written by Roger Dudley and Edwin Hernandez. The excerpt examines the political attitudes and voting behavior of American Seventh-day...

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    The Teaching of Business Ethics and Politics and Social Values in the Adventist College Business Curriculum - A Conceptual Model Tertiary-Lifelong
    Higgs explores the current business environment, discusses literature on the need for the teaching of ethics, reviews teaching of business ethics in secular universities, and gives a conceptual model for business ethics in Christian institutions.