Reconsidering College: Christian Higher Education for Working Adults

Reconsidering College: Christian Higher Education for Working Adults

by Rick Ostrander
     
 

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A simple, clear introduction to higher education from a Christian perspective for the adult student.

More and more adults are seeking to develop themselves and improve their professional opportunities by completing a college degree. Whether business professionals, salespersons, nurses, parents, or persons engaged in any other profession, many working adults

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A simple, clear introduction to higher education from a Christian perspective for the adult student.

More and more adults are seeking to develop themselves and improve their professional opportunities by completing a college degree. Whether business professionals, salespersons, nurses, parents, or persons engaged in any other profession, many working adults recognize the value of furthering their education. And more and more universities are providing special degree tracks for such non-traditional students.

This book is designed to help all of those who are “reconsidering college” to understand the value of adult education and explain some ways that such an education can be distinctively Christian. It addresses important topics for the Christian adult student, such as:
• The purpose and value of work from a Christian perspective.
• The practical and intrinsic value of education for working adults.
• Christian worldview and adult education: What difference does it make?
• Integrating faith, learning, and living in the professional world.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780891127192
Publisher:
Abilene Christian University Press
Publication date:
01/14/2014
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
188
File size:
390 KB

Meet the Author

Rick Ostrander is Provost and Chief Academic officer at Cornerstone University in Grand Rapids, Michigan, where he oversees academic programs for both traditional undergraduates and adult students. He holds a MA and PhD in American History from the University of Notre Dame. His most recent book, "Why College Matters to God: An Introduction to the Christian College," is one of the leading texts used by Christian college and universities for first-year seminars and new faculty orientations.

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