Christian Higher Education
Our world is growing increasingly complex and confused-a unique and urgent context that calls for a grounded and fresh approach to Christian higher education. Christian higher education involves a distinctive way of thinking about teaching, learning, scholarship, curriculum, student...
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Our world is growing increasingly complex and confused-a unique and urgent context that calls for a grounded and fresh approach to Christian higher education.
Christian higher education involves a distinctive way of thinking about teaching, learning, scholarship, curriculum, student life, administration, and governance that is rooted in the historic Christian faith.
In this volume, twenty-nine experts from a variety of fields, including theology, the humanities, science, mathematics, social science, philosophy, the arts, and professional programs, explore how the foundational beliefs of Christianity influence higher education and its disciplines. Aimed at equipping the next generation to better engage the shifting cultural context, this book calls students, professors, trustees, administrators, and church leaders to a renewed commitment to the distinctive work of Christian higher education-for the good of the society, the good of the church, and the glory of God.
Christopher W. Morgan (Ph.D., Mid-America Baptist Theological Seminary) is associate dean and associate professor of theology at California Baptist University in Riverside, California. He is senior pastor at First Baptist Church in Barstow, California. He is author of Jonathan Edwards and Hell and general editor (with Robert Peterson) of Hell Under Fire, Suffering and the Goodness of God and Faith Comes by Hearing: A Response to Inclusivism, and he is currently writing a commentary on the book of James.
David S. Dockery is president of Union University in Jackson, Tennessee. He has also served as chairman of the board of the Council for Christian Colleges and Universities. Dockery has authored or edited thirty books including "Renewing Minds", "Shaping a Christian Worldview", and "Christian Leadership Essentials". In addition, he serves as a consulting editor for "Christianity Today" magazine.ý