It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.
They present both a framework for assessing faith/learning integration in the three dimensions of teaching, research, and service and step-by-step instructions for reporting and describing the individual faculty member's approach and success. The book closes by calling both the Christian college and the individual professor to the vocation of teaching, shaping, and sending.
Ten eminent scholars offer deep and thought-provoking discussions of the habits and commitments of the Christian scholar, the methodology and pedagogy of Christian scholarship, the role of the Holy Spirit in education, Christian approaches to art and literature, and more.
In this volume an unabashed defender of academic freedom offers well-founded advice to an academy that has seemingly lost its way. This balanced approach provides a seasoned perspective for those struggling with the subject of academic freedom in their own institutions. In the course of the book Diekema develops a sound working definition of the concept of academic freedom, assesses the threats it faces, acknowledges the significance of worldview in its implementation, and explores the policy implications for its protection and promotion in Christian colleges.
Leading voices in Christian academy here provide a theological foundation for understanding aims and practice of faith-and-learning integration and discuss some challenges and opportunities facing Christian higher education.
Hughes recounts his vocational journey, telling how he drew on Christian theology to discover talents and how to use them. Hughes shows how the Christian scholar can embrace paradox rather than dogmatism.
A new definition and analysis of Christian scholarship that respects insights of different Christian traditions and applies to the arts and to professional studies. Goal is both to map complex terrain of Christian scholarship as it actually exists and help foster better connections between Christian scholars of differing persuasions and between Christians and the academy.
Marsden argues that mainstream American higher education needs to be open to explicit expressions of faith and accept what faith means in intellectual context. He argues that religiously diverse culture will be intellectually richer one, and that scholars and institutions who take intellectual dimensions of faith seriously become active participants in academic discourse.
Alister McGrath explains how Christian thinking can and must have a positive role in shaping, nourishing and safeguarding the Christian vision of reality. This book explores how great tradition of Christian theological reflection enriches faith and deepens our appreciation of the gospel's ability to engage with complexities of the natural world and human experience.
Mark Noll offers an assessment of the state of evangelical thinking and scholarship. Noll shows how orthodox Christology in the classic Christian creeds provides an ideal vantage point for viewing the domains of human learning and enhances intellectual engagement in a variety of specific disciplines.
Growing number of faith traditions are finding place in conversation, the Christian tradition in various forms is still the dominant voice. This monograph addresses the history of secularization in American higher education and scholarship and various other topics relating to Christian faith and scholarship.
Habits of the Mind Sire challenges you to resist the temptation to separate being from knowing. And he offers assurance that intellectual life can be a true calling for Christians: because Jesus was the smartest man who ever lived.
Religion, Scholarship, and Higher Education explores foundational issues surrounding the interaction of religion and the academy. This insightful volume presents a wide variety of viewpoints: role of religion in higher education and different approaches to religiously informed scholarship and teaching.
A Mind for God is written to help us break free from cultural captivity through spiritual and intellectual disciplines of reading, study and reflection. Inspirational and practical "rule for the mind" encourages and enables us to develop minds for God.
Christians cultivating the life of mind actively pursue situations and discussions that require experimentation, reflection, and perseverance. Interested in acquisition of knowledge that is unrelated and related to their faith. Williams answers Christian objections to activities, describes virtues of the person who engages in life of the mind, and asserts that life of the mind is a Christian calling.