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Hearing vocation differently : meaning, purpose, and identity in the multi-faith academy

Author: David S Cunningham
Publisher: New York, NY, United States of America : Oxford University Press, [2018]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Many colleges and universities have begun using the language of vocation, which originates in Christian theology, to help undergraduates think about their futures. The contributors to this volume seek to reexamine and re-think this language for the contemporary multi-faith context.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Cunningham, David S., 1961-
Hearing vocation differently.
New York, NY, United States of America : Oxford University Press, [2018]
(DLC) 2018016556
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David S Cunningham
ISBN: 0190888687 9780190888695 0190888695 9780190888701 0190888709 9780190888688
OCLC Number: 1048660190
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Cover; Hearing Vocation Differently; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Foreword by Richard H. Ekman; Preface; Vocations of the Contributors; Introduction Hearing and Being Heard: Rethinking Vocation in the Multi-​Faith Academy; Part One; 1. The Change a Difference Makes: Formation of Self in the Encounter with Diversity; 2. Reviving Sheila: Listening to the Call of Multiple Religious Belonging; 3. The Call of Death and the Depth of Our Callings: The Quality of Vocational Discernment; Part Two; 4. Doubt as an Integral Part of Calling: The Qur'anic Story of Joseph 5. Gracious Reception: A Christian Case for Hearing Vocation Differently6. Renunciation of Vocation and Renunciation within Vocation: Contributions from the Bhagavadgita; Part Three; 7. Called by Our Conflicting Allegiances: Vocation as an Interfaith Endeavor /​ Interfaith Cooperation as a Vocation; 8. The Story of Me: A Myth-​understanding of Vocation; 9. Attentiveness and Humor: Vocation as Awakening to Self; Part Four; 10. Response-​ability in Practice: Discerning Vocation through Campus Relationships 11. The Vocation of Church-​Related Colleges in a Multi-​Faith World: Educating for Religious Pluralism12. Vocational Exploration as Transformative Pedagogy: Retrieving the Affective, Educating for Difference; 13. Do You Love Us? Higher Education as an Interfaith Conversation about the Good Life; Epilogue Hearing in a New Key: Vocation beyond the Limits of Reason Alone; Index of Names; Index of Subjects
Responsibility: edited by David S. Cunningham.

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