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Seeing the light : religious colleges in twenty-first-century America

Author: Samuel Schuman
Publisher: Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2010.
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Schuman concludes that these schools-Baylor University, Anderson University, New Saint Andrews College, Calvin College, North Park University, George Fox University, Westmont College, Oral Roberts  Read more...

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Schuman, Samuel.
Seeing the light.
Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2010
(DLC) 2009007057
(OCoLC)311820648
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Samuel Schuman
ISBN: 9780801896088 0801896088 9780801893728 0801893720
OCLC Number: 557662425
Description: 1 online resource (ix, 326 pages)
Contents: pt. I. Introduction --
1. An agenda for the study of religious colleges and universities --
2. Contexts historical and denominational --
3. Three Roman Catholic colleges and universities [College of New Rochelle, Villanova University, Thomas Aquinas College] --
pt. II. Baptist schools --
4. Pro ecclesia, pro texana: Baylor University, Waco, Texas --
5. A civil college: Anderson University, Anderson, South Carolina --
pt. III. Denominational colleges --
6. "At the front lines of the culture wars": New Saint Andrews College, Moscow, Idaho --
7. "To clear some part of the human jungle": Calvin College, Grand Rapids, Michigan --
8. Swedes and the city: North Park University, Chicago, Illinois --
pt. IV. Nondenominational Christian colleges and universities --
9. Friends and/or friendly?: George Fox University, Newberg, Oregon --
10. An island of piety in a sea of riches: Westmont College, Santa Barbara, California --
11. "Expect a miracle": Oral Roberts University, Tulsa, Oklahoma --
12. A Christian walk up north: Northwestern College, St. Paul, Minnesota --
13. "For Christ and his kingdom": Wheaton College, Wheaton, Illinois --
pt. V. Conclusions --
14. What can we learn?
Responsibility: Samuel Schuman.

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Both this book and its extensive bibliographic essay are worth reflection. -- Susan E. Henking * Religious Studies Review * This ambitious book is an important addition to the burgeoning literature Read more...

 
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