Religion, Scholarship, and Higher Education: Perspectives, Models, and Future Prospects

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Price
$120.00
Publisher
University of Notre Dame Press
Publish Date
Pages
280
Dimensions
6.3 X 9.22 X 0.98 inches | 1.27 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780268040536
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About the Author

Andrea Sterk is professor of History at the University of Minnesota.

Reviews

This collection of essays is a lively read not only for scholars, institutional administrators, and foundation officers, but for anyone interested in the evolving role of religion in American intellectual life over the last half century. This well-edited book is comprised of short, thought-provoking pieces from some of the country s leading lights in the humanities and social sciences. In first-person reflections, this collection offers a vivid and informative account of religion and scholarship over the last few decades and poses constructive questions for its future. Publishers Weekly
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The connection between religion and higher education upsets some people and satisfies others, but this volume s eighteen essays plus epilog could please both parties. The essays offer an insightful and good-humored perspective on the links between religion and higher education. A strength of the collection is the distinguished and diverse retinue of participants, a rich mixture of Catholics, Protestants, Jews, and agnostics. Library Journal"
Religion, Scholarship, and Higher Education is an outstanding collection of essays that serves to clarify, strengthen, and enrich the relationship between religion and the academy in the first decades of the twenty-first century. The collected wisdom in this volume will stimulate serious reflection on the vocation of teaching and research. Teaching Theology and Religion"
The essays in Religion, Scholarship, & Higher Education cover a wide variety of topics, from whether religious beliefs affect students relationships with their teachers to how faith can influence the interpretation of poetry, and they each make a worthwhile contribution. The American Enterprise"
"The connection between religion and higher education upsets some people and satisfies others, but this volume's eighteen essays plus epilog could please both parties. The essays offer an insightful and good-humored perspective on the links between religion and higher education. A strength of the collection is the distinguished and diverse retinue of participants, a rich mixture of Catholics, Protestants, Jews, and agnostics." --Library Journal
"Religion, Scholarship, and Higher Education is an outstanding collection of essays that serves to clarify, strengthen, and enrich the relationship between religion and the academy in the first decades of the twenty-first century. The collected wisdom in this volume will stimulate serious reflection on the vocation of teaching and research." --Teaching Theology and Religion
"The essays in Religion, Scholarship, & Higher Education cover a wide variety of topics, from whether religious beliefs affect students' relationships with their teachers to how faith can influence the interpretation of poetry, and they each make a worthwhile contribution." --The American Enterprise
"This collection of essays is a lively read not only for scholars, institutional administrators, and foundation officers, but for anyone interested in the evolving role of religion in American intellectual life over the last half century. This well-edited book is comprised of short, thought-provoking pieces from some of the country's leading lights in the humanities and social sciences. In first-person reflections, this collection offers a vivid and informative account of religion and scholarship over the last few decades and poses constructive questions for its future." --Publishers Weekly