SLG’s Wilberforce Academy – Summer Course on the Constitution

God, Man and the Constitution: Worldviews Collide

a six-week Vacation Bible Study for high school, college-aged, and adult

Sundays, June 11, 2017 – July 16, 2017, 6:00 – 8:30 PM

419 S Macomb St, Manchester, MI 48158, USA

Professor William Wagner, JD

President, Salt and Light Global,

Distinguished Professor Emeritus (Constitutional Law)

with additional commentary by Gary Page

Pastor, Victory Baptist Church


Part I – June 11

God, Man, and the Constitution: Worldviews Collide

Commentary:  God’s “world”view

“All Scripture is breathed out by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness….”   2 Timothy 3:16-17

Part II – June 18

Worldviews Collide:  The Establishment Clause

Commentary:  God’s Establishment Clause

 “Thy kingdom come, Thy will be done on earth as it is in heaven….”  Matthew 6:10 

Part III – June 25

Worldviews Collide:  The Government Protection of Human Life as an Unalienable Right vs. Government Created Human Right of Personal Autonomy

Commentary:  Image of God:  what it is to be human

 “I have found a man after My own heart, who will do all My will.”  Acts 13:22

Part IV – July 2

Worldviews Collide:  Marriage, Procreation, and Raising Children

Commentary:  Image of God:  what it is to be one

 “Let Us make man in Our image, according to Our likeness….”  Genesis 1:26

 Part V – July 9

Worldviews Collide:  Free Expression and Religious Conscience

Commentary:  “The truth shall make you free….”  (John 8:31-36)

 “For out of the abundance of the heart the mouth speaks.”  Matthew 12:34

Part VI – July 16

Worldviews Collide:  Concluding Thoughts

Commentary:  “What purpose then does the law serve?”  (Galatians 3:19) 

For if there had been a law given which could have given life, truly righteousness would have been by the law.”   Galatians 3:21