Cornelius Van Til (1895–1987), professor of apologetics and systematic theology at Westminster Theological Seminary, saw no neutrality in non-Christian thinking:
Non-Christian education is Godless education . . . Godless or nontheistic education is therefore also non- or anti-Christian education. Godless, non-Christian education naturally becomes humanistic, i.e., man-centered. If man does not need to live for God, he may live for himself. If then we want a God-centered and truly Christian education, we will have to break away completely from the educational philosophy that surrounds us.
–Cornelius Van Til, Foundations of Christian Education, p. 3