Christian College, Christian Calling

Christian College, Christian Calling

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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 termsa€”not 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.How do we find that aquot;body of Christaquot; ideal where these ministries function harmoniously? ... University of Southern California, and many others a€” began as Christian institutions but have completely lost any real connection with that heritage.

Title:Christian College, Christian Calling
Author: Steve Wilkens, Paul Shrier, Ralph P. Martin
Publisher:Rowman Altamira - 2005-01-01

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