Article by Ashland University President Selected for New Book

Article by Ashland University President Selected for New Book

9/14/16 ASHLAND, Ohio – Ashland University President Dr. Carlos Campo wrote an article that first appeared in the magazine Christianity Today in July and that article has been selected to be reprinted in a new book titled “How to Pick a President.”

The article was originally titled “Why Neither Candidate Has Hispanic Christians Convinced This Election” with the subtitle of “Leading evangelical explains how both Trump and Clinton fall short.” The article will now appear as Chapter 7 in the new book by Christianity Today and is titled, “The Hispanic Quandary: ¿Cuándo?

Dr. Campo said he was honored to be among the authors chosen for this new book. “I hope it provides readers with a broad overview of the issues our citizenry must consider when making the critical decision of voting for our next president,” he said.

In a letter to Dr. Campo from Mark Galli, editor in chief of Christianity Today, Galli said, “We thought your contribution was one of the better pieces to help readers reflect on their political responsibility during this contentious season." Galli went on to note that they were choosing "the best articles" for this anthology, and congratulated Dr. Campo. 

The book is available in online bookstores in both paperback and Kindle editions. Other chapters in the book include: Introduction: Let Us Reason Together; How to Pick a President: Virtue Versus Policy; What Makes for Good Leadership?; The Difference Faith Makes in the White House; Why Pollsters Misunderstand “the Evangelical Vote”; This Election Isn’t About Only One Thing; Should Evangelicals Vote for the Lesser of Two Evils?; The Silver Lining in This Presidential Race; Bonhoeffer’s Advice in Politically Fearful Times; and Gladly Doing Our Civic Duty as well as an Appendix of A Theological Guide to 7 Key Issues.

Ashland University, ranked in the top 200 colleges and universities in U.S. News and World Report’s National Universities category for 2016, is a mid-sized, private university conveniently located a short distance from Akron, Cleveland and Columbus, Ohio. Ashland University ( values the individual student and offers a unique educational experience that combines the challenge of strong, applied academic programs with a faculty and staff who build nurturing relationships with their students.                                                                                ###