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Transformations at the edge of the world : forming global Christians through the study abroad experience

Author: Ronald J Morgan; Cynthia Toms Smedley
Publisher: Abilene, Tex. : Abilene Christian University Press, ©2010.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
(DLC) 2009049231
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ronald J Morgan; Cynthia Toms Smedley
ISBN: 0891128220 9780891128229
OCLC Number: 843079179
Description: 1 online resource (271 pages)
Contents: Foreword / Ken Bussema --
Introduction / Cynthia Toms Smedley --
Part I. The journey inward --
ch. 1. Doors to transformation / Janine Paden Morgan --
ch. 2. Students abroad as tourists and pilgrims / John D. Barbour --
ch. 3. Reflection as a means of discovery : where is God in the experience? / Andrea Smith Shappell --
ch. 4. Seizing the God appointments when there is cultural disorientation in a study abroad program / Lon Fendall --
Part II. Inward journey to outward living : community teacher --
ch. 5. New monasticism meets Renaissance bottega : Gordon College's semester program in Orvieto, Italy / John Skillen --
ch. 6. An intentional Roman Catholic community : integrating faith, reason, and service at the heart of the Church / Don Briel --
Part III. Coming face to face with social other : bridging intercommunal divides --
ch. 7. With open eyes : cultivating world Christians through intercultural awareness / Laura Montgomery and Mary Docter --
ch. 8. Who is my neighbor? : forming kingdom people in a world of conflict / Ronald J. Morgan --
ch. 9. Middle Eastern mirrors for the children of empire / David Holt --
ch. 10. San Francisco Urban Program : encountering America's future-tense / Scott McClelland, Karen Andrews, and Brad Berky --
Part IV. The year of the Lord's good favor : cultivating solidarity with the global poor --
ch. 11. Learning from slums : study and service in a solidarity with the world's urban poor / Richard Slimbach --
ch. 12. The phenomenology of a Christian environmental Study Abroad Program / Chris Elisara --
ch. 13. The study service term : an alignment of a religious tradition with an academic program / Thomas J. Meyers --
Conclusion : toward successful transformations / Ronald J. Morgan --
Appendix : liturgies for study abroad / Janine Paden Morgan.
Responsibility: Ronald J. Morgan and Cynthia Toms Smedley, editors.

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