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Models for Christian higher education : strategies for survival and success in the twenty-first century

Author: Richard T Hughes; William B Adrian
Publisher: Grand Rapids, Mich. : W.B. Eerdmans Pub. Co., ©1997.
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"This timely look at the state of Christian higher education in America contains descriptive, historical narratives that explore how fourteen Christian colleges and universities are successfully integrating faith and learning on their campuses despite the challenges posed by the increasingly pluralistic nature of modern culture. Written by respected representatives from seven major faith traditions--Roman Catholic,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Case studies
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Models for Christian higher education.
Grand Rapids, Mich. : W.B. Eerdmans Pub. Co., ©1997
(OCoLC)636911877
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard T Hughes; William B Adrian
ISBN: 080284121X 9780802841216
OCLC Number: 35961358
Description: ix, 461 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction / Richard T. Hughes --
What can the Roman Catholic tradition contribute to Christian higher education? / Monika K. Hellwig --
Faith and learning at the College of Saint Benedict and Saint John's University / Emmanuel Renner and Hilary Thimmesh --
The University of Portland : center of Christian humanism / Dan G. Danner --
What can the Lutheran tradition contribute to Christian higher education? / Richard W. Solberg --
Religious vision and academic quest at St. Olaf College / Mark Granquist --
Faith and learning at California Lutheran University / Byron R. Swanson and Margaret Barth Wold --
What can the Reformed tradition contribute to Christian higher education? / James D. Bratt --
Piety and progress : a history of Calvin College / James D. Bratt and Ronald A. Wells --
Whitworth College : evangelical in the Reformed tradition / Dale E. Soden and Arlin Migliazzo --
What can the Mennonite tradition contribute to Christian higher education? / Rodney J. Sawatsky --
Goshen College and its church relations : history and reflections / Theron F. Schlabach --
Religious idealism and academic vocation at Fresno Pacific College / Paul Toews --
What can the evangelical/interdenominational tradition contribute to Christian higher education? / Harold Heie --
Faith and learning at Wheaton College / Michael S. Hamilton and James A. Mathisen --
Clarity through ambiguity : transforming tensions at Seattle Pacific University / Steven Moore and William Woodward --
What can the Wesleyan/Holiness tradition contribute to Christian higher education? / John E. and Susie C. Stanley --
The history and character of Messiah College, 1909-1995 / Douglas Jacobsen --
Point Loma Nazarene College : modernization in Christian higher education / Ronald Kirkemo --
What can the Baptist tradition contribute to Christian higher education? / Bill J. Leonard --
Christian identity and academic rigor : the case of Samford University / Bill J. Leonard --
What can the Church of Christ tradition contribute to Christian higher education? / Richard T. Hughes --
Faith and learning at Pepperdine University / Richard T. Hughes --
The Christian university : maintaining distinctions in a pluralistic culture / William B. Adrian, Jr.
Responsibility: edited by Richard T. Hughes and William B. Adrian.

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Historical narratives explore how 14 Christian colleges and universities one west coast and one south, midwest, or east coast representative of seven faith traditions have integrated faith and  Read more...

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