Volume 5 2009-2010

Microeconomic Issues

Overview of Poverty Around the World and Analytical Discussion of Poverty in the United States Sunny Onyiri Abstract This paper examines the meaning of poverty, poverty in different parts of the world, the causes of poverty, and presents an analytical presentation of poverty in the United States. In many countries, poverty may be defined by […]

The Future of Baptist Theology with a Look at Its Past

James Leo Garrett, Jr. Lecture, Baptist Heritage Series Campbellsville University March 8, 2010 I. Looking Back on Four Centuries of Baptist Theology A. The Chief Differentiating Theological Issues Among Baptists: From my studies of the four-century history of Baptist theology I have come to the conclusion that the principal differentiating issues among Baptists during the […]

Three Poems on Nigeria

Robert L. Doty Ekiti Sun Underfoot, the carcass of the scorpion, Overhead, the bougainvillea and the cashew tree Below, the hill and quiet town Resting in the midday Ekiti sun, Invites the strangers in. Northward is the Jos Plateau Where grim violence replicates the oldest one. Nigeria, oh. The Clinic The father leans over one […]

Taxonomies for Church-Related Schools

How Christian Colleges and Their Denominations Relate Michael Shane Garrison One might ask a series of questions as to the need for an alternative to the secular academy. Is there is a need for Christian students to learn and develop in a holistic Christian environment? Is there is a need for Christian scholarship and research […]

Social Networks

Is It My Information, Our Information, or Theirs? John R. Burch, Jr. In prior incarnations of the World Wide Web, most people had to either learn a significant amount of computer code or buy expensive software if they wanted to construct visually appealing Internet sites. That barrier has been largely removed by the rise of […]


Readers of this issue of The Campbellsville Review will have noticed by now a strong focus on current issues in academia and the world today. In spite of our myriad accomplishments in medicine and technology, there are always those topics for which the measuring rod sometimes has to struggle to register significant achievements. Such can […]

Perspective and Passion Impact the World

Darlene Eastridge Commencement Address Campbellsville University May 7, 2010 Thank you, Dr. Carter for a flattering introduction, and thank all of you for taking a night out of your busy lives to celebrate the achievement of these graduates. I am honored to be your commencement speaker this evening and honored to be in the company […]


An Emerging Concern for Aquatic Organisms Ogochukwu Onyiri Abstract Pharmaceuticals are used in the protection of public health and the wellbeing of farm and domestic animals. Pharmaceuticals and Personal Care Products (PPCPs) enter the environment through effluent discharge from sewage treatment plants, inappropriate disposal of expired or unused medications and runoffs from agricultural soils receiving […]

Georges Lemaître and the Age of the Universe

Jean Oostens Abstract How long has the world we live in existed? This question has for thousands of years preoccupied philosophers. In more recent times, answers on scientific grounds to this question have been attempted. And those scientific discoveries have presented us with a universe that is older than the wildest speculations the philosophers could […]


John R. Burch, Jr. is Dean of Distance Learning and Library Services and has been a member of the faculty since 2000. The author of number articles, reviews, and several books, he holds a Ph.D. in history from the University of Kentucky. Robert L. Doty is Professor of English Emeritus, having come to Campbellsville in […]