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Liberal arts for the Christian life.

Author: Jeffry C DavisPhilip Graham RykenLeland RykenDuane LitfinAlan JacobsAll authors
Publisher: Wheaton, IL : Crossway, 2012.
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Comprehensive in scope, this substantial volume was compiled in honor of Leland Ryken and champions the importance of an approach to faith and learning grounded in the Christian liberal arts.
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Davis, Jeffry C.
Liberal Arts for the Christian Life.
Wheaton, IL : Crossway, ©2012
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jeffry C Davis; Philip Graham Ryken; Leland Ryken; Duane Litfin; Alan Jacobs; Roger Lundin; Marjorie Lamp Mead; Jay Wood; Henry Allen; John H Augustine; Jill Peláez Baumgaertner; Edith Blumhofer; Dorothy F Chappell; Kenneth R Chase; Sharon Coolidge; Jeffrey P Greenman; Stephen B Ivester; Mark Lewis; Wayne Martindale; Lisa Richmond; Read Mercer Schuchardt; Tamara Townsend; E John Walford; Peter Walters; Michael Wilder; James Wilhoit
ISBN: 9781433524059 1433524058
OCLC Number: 818820036
Description: 1 online resource (476 pages)
Contents: Cover; Title; Copyright; Content; Preface; The Student's Calling; Introduction; Section 1: Terminology And Background; Chapter1 The Countercultural Quest of Christian Liberal Arts; Chapter2 Liberal Education and Book Learning; Chapter3 Evangelicals, Colleges, and American Nation Building; Section 2: Theological Convictions; Chapter4 Liberal Arts Education and the Doctrine of Humanity; Chapter5 Faithful Christian Learning; Chapter6 Liberal Arts as a Redemptive Enterprise; Chapter7 Loving God as the Key to a Christian Liberal Arts Education; Section 3: Habits And Virtues. Chapter8 The Lost Tools of Learning and the Habits of a Scholarly MindChapter9 How to Read a Book; Chapter10 Writing for Life; Chapter11 Listening, Speaking, and the Art of Living; Chapter12 Educating for Intellectual Character; Chapter13 Beyond Building a Résumé; Section 4: Divisional Areas Of Study; Chapter14 A World of Discovery through the Natural Sciences; Chapter15 Exploring a Universe of Relationships through the Social Sciences; Chapter16 The Humanities as Indulgence or Necessity?; Chapter17 Singing God's Praise; Chapter18 Learning to Perceive through Visual Art. Chapter19 Theater as an Imperfect MirrorSection 5: The End Of Christian Liberal Arts; Chapter20 Social Media and the Loss of Embodied Communication; Chapter21 Learning to Live Redemptively in Your Own Body; Chapter22 Personal Formation and the Understanding Heart; Chapter23 Learning for a Lifetime; Chapter24 The Gospel, Liberal Arts, and Global Engagement; Chapter25 Liberal Arts in the New Jerusalem; Contributors; Cover Art Credits; Back.

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Comprehensive in scope, this substantial volume was compiled in honor of Leland Ryken and champions the importance of an approach to faith and learning grounded in the Christian liberal arts.

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