Christian colleges have been set up by Christian churches throughout American history. But all too often these schools and the groups that support them come into conflict, typically over what is being taught in religion and philosophy classes. Christian College, Christian Calling seeks not so much to resolve this tension between congregation and academy as to explain why it exists and why it might even be fruitful. Instructors of philosophy, theology, church history, Biblical studies, and ministry from Azusa Pacific University explain the value of their disciplines in down-to-earth termsanot in terms of academic achievement but in terms of the Christian life. Looking to get past the stereotypes of liberal, faith-diluting colleges and conservative, unthinking churches, Christian College, Christian Calling provides an invaluable resource for anyone concerned about the mission and relevance of Christian higher education.We have led Bible studies, taught Sunday school classes, changed diapers in the nursery program, endured endless committee meetings, sponsored youth trips, and carted numerous ... Perhaps this provides a useful template for what should be a good marriage between congregation and academy. ... BEING GOOD: AN INVITATION TO ETHICAL THINKING Daniel Speak Somewhere 12 Steve Wilkens.
|Title||:||Christian College, Christian Calling|
|Author||:||Steve Wilkens, Paul Shrier, Ralph P. Martin|
|Publisher||:||Rowman Altamira - 2005-01-01|