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With the excitement and preparation surrounding Halloween, church groups and Christians alike have a decision to make about participating in the holiday festivities. Several churches in the Waco community see the occasion as an opportunity to evangelize and serve local communities.
While some churches today take issue with children dressing as ghouls and goblins for Halloween, many churches are accepting of the holiday.
Halloween as modern Americans observe it is an American creation that has roots in something called the All Saints Day festival from Europe, said Dr. Rosalie Beck, associate professor of religion.
One of the country’s most prominent philosophers claimed Thursday it is science and naturalism — not science and religion — that conflict with one another in front of a packed room of Baylor students and faculty.
The Red Men Museum and Library, a simple, red brick building, is not Waco’s most iconic attraction.
From her Harley Davidson T-shirt, dark lipstick and eyeshadow against her pale complexion, red streaks in her black hair and pentagram hung around her neck, one might think Xaos Giovanni to be a Goth at first glance — but the truth is more complex.
The day after her graduation from Baylor in May 1971, Annie Singer* walked out of Miller Chapel hand-in-hand with her new groom to the tune of “Now Thank We All Our God.”
In the 10 years since the university adopted an ambitious new vision outlined in the “Baylor 2012” initiative, the university’s new capital investments in research and residential facilities have coincided with consistent annual increases in the cost of a Baylor education.
Many school traditions start freshman year at Baylor, such as Line Camp, Welcome Week, learning the stories of the Immortal Ten and running the Baylor Line with a line jersey and slime cap. Some traditions, however, start long before students even think about applying to college. Some Baylor students are born into Baylor families.
Baylor students can learn how to share their mission trip stories and the stories of those they meet through photography at a workshop next week.
University administrators reported Wednesday they had received more applications from prospective students than by this point last year, reflecting a growing number of high school students expressing interest in a Baylor education.