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The American university in a postsecular age

Author: Douglas G Jacobsen; Rhonda Hustedt Jacobsen
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2008.
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Religion has made a comeback in American society and on university campuses. How should higher education respond? This volume gathers essays from prominent scholars and educators who unpack the key issues.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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American university in a postsecular age.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2008
(DLC) 2007025707
(OCoLC)152580674
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Douglas G Jacobsen; Rhonda Hustedt Jacobsen
ISBN: 9780198043492 019804349X 9781435673083 1435673085 9780195323443 0195323440
OCLC Number: 265805978
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 267 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Postsecular America / Douglas Jacobsen and Rhonda Hustedt Jacobsen --
The religious convictions of college and university professors / Neil Gross and Solon Simmons --
Can faith be more than a sideshow in the contemporary academy? / Robert Wuthnow --
A level playing field for religion in higher education / John J. DiIulio Jr. --
The ideals and diversity of church-related higher education / Douglas Jacobsen and Rhonda Hustedt Jacobsen --
Why faculty find it difficult to talk about religion / Mark U. Edwards Jr. --
Faculty priorities / R. Eugene Rice --
The religious and spiritual journeys of college students / Larry A. Braskamp --
The different spirtualities of the students we teach / Robert J. Nash and DeMethra LaSha Bradley --
Spirituality, diversity, and learner-centered teaching / Elizabeth J. Tisdell --
Taking religion seriously in public universitites / Warren A. Nord --
Religious pluralism, the study of religion, and "postsecular" culture / Amanda Porterfield --
Professing understanding and professing faith / Lee S. Shulman --
Talking about religion / Douglas Jacobsen and Rhonda Hustedt Jacobsen.
Responsibility: edited by Douglas Jacobsen, Rhonda Hustedt Jacobsen.
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