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June 21, 2018

Hour 1: U.S. Border Policy: Part 1

President Trump ended the policy of separating children from parents at the U.S. border with Mexico. He signed an executive order Wednesday to stop the practice after widespread outrage.

Hour 2: U.S. Border Policy: Part 2

Dr. Mark Caleb Smith, Director of Political Studies at Cedarville University, explains what the border policy was intended to accomplish, and how we should view this through the lens of scripture.


Dr. Mark Caleb Smith
Dr. Mark Caleb Smith

Dr. Mark Caleb Smith

Dr. Smith serves as Associate Professor of Political Science and the Director of the Center for Political Studies at Cedarville University. He teaches courses in American Politics, Constitutional Law, and Research Methodology/Data Analysis. Dr. Smith has authored numerous refereed journal articles, book chapters, and other publications. His primary research interest is in the field of religion and American politics. He received his B.A. in history from Bryan College (1992), an M.A. in the history of Christianity from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School (1995), and an M.A. (1997) and Ph.D. (2001) in political science from the University of Georgia. Before arriving at Cedarville in 2004, Dr. Smith taught at Tulane University and Calvin College.

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