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An Appeal from a Christian Liberal Arts University President

September 29th, 2020 | 11 min read

By Kevin Brown

According to legend, thousands of years ago the mighty King Croesus of Lydia consulted with the oracle of Delphi to determine whether he should battle the great Persian Empire. The oracle famously replied, “If Croesus goes to war he will destroy a great empire.” Assured, Croesus engaged the Persians in battle, only to have his army massacred. The oracle’s words proved true. The king’s decision for war destroyed a great empire. His own.

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Kevin Brown

Kevin Brown is the 18th President of Asbury University.