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Fundamentalist U : keeping the Faith in American Higher Education

Author: Adam Laats
Publisher: Oxford, United Kingdom ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2018.
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Adam Laats offers a provocative and definitive new history of conservative evangelical colleges and universities, institutions that have played a decisive role in American politics, culture, and religion. This book looks unflinchingly at the issues that have defined these schools, including their complicated legacy of conservative theology and social activism.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version :
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Adam Laats
ISBN: 9780190665630 0190665637 9780190665654 0190665653 0190665629 9780190665623
OCLC Number: 1020066553
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Cover; Half title; Fundamentalist U; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction:Â Higher (Power) Education; 1. College and Christ; 2. In the Beginning; 3. A Mote in the Eye; 4. â#x80;#x9C;I Came to Be Went Withâ#x80;#x9D;; 5. Billy Graham Was a Transfer Student; 6. What Is College For?; 7. Nightmare on College Avenue; 8. Is the Bible Racist?; 9. Learn One for the Gipper; Epilogue:Â Sandals of the Evangelical Mind; Research Appendix; Notes; Index.
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At its worst, scholarship on religion and American higher education has a tendency to diverge into a diatribe against secularization and the waning influence of Christianity in 20th and 21st century Read more...

 
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