Christian Worldview and the Academic Disciplines: Crossing the Academy

Christian Worldview and the Academic Disciplines: Crossing the Academy

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ISBN-13: 9781606085295
Publisher: Wipf & Stock Publishers
Publication date: 04/28/2009
Series: McMaster Divinity College Press General Series
Pages: 542
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

Deane Downey is retired Associate Academic Vice President and Professor of English at Trinity Western University, Langley, British Columbia.

Stanley E. Porter is President, Dean, and Professor of New Testament at McMaster Divinity College, Hamilton, Ontario.

Table of Contents

Contributors vii

Preface xix

How to Use This Book xxix

Part 1 Prolegomena

1 The Christian University in Contemporary Culture Douglas H. Shantz 3

2 What Is a Christian Worldview? Bill Strom 13

3 Developing the Characteristics of a Christian Mind Donald M. Page 35

Part 2 The Academic Disciplines

4 A Christian Perspective on Art Erica Grimm-Vance 55

5 A Christian Perspective on Biblical Studies Stanley E. Porter 88

6 A Christian Perspective on Biology Dennis R. Venema Richard J. L. Paulton 106

7 A Christian Perspective on Business John R. Sutherland 128

8 A Christian Perspective on Chemistry Craig D. Montgomery 151

9 A Christian Perspective on Communications Bill Strom 163

10 A Christian Perspective on Computing Science Rick Sutcliffe 183

11 A Christian Perspective on Cultural Anthropology Joanne L. Pepper 205

12 A Christian Perspective on Economics Senyo Adjibolosoo 214

13 A Christian Perspective on English Literature John A. Anonby 233

14 A Christian Perspective on Geography Carl J. Tracie 248

15 A Christian Perspective on Geology Richard R. Walters 263

16 A Christian Perspective on History Robert K. Burkinshaw 278

17 A Christian Perspective on Linguistics Michael R. Walrod 290

18 A Christian Perspective on Mathematics Rick Sutcliffe 299

19 A Christian Perspective on Modern Languages Kelsey Haskett 315

20 A Christian Perspective on Music David W. Rushton 324

21 A Christian Perspective on Nursing Julia D. Quiring-Emblen 336

22 A Christian Perspective on Philosophy Phillip H. Wiebe 350

23 A Christian Perspective on Physical Education, Health, and Sport Murray W. Hall 364

24 A Christian Perspective on Physics John Byl 386

25 AChristian Perspective on Political Science Mark W. Charlton 404

26 A Christian Perspective on Psychology Harold W. Faw 418

27 A Christian Perspective on Sociology Craig Seaton 436

28 A Christian Perspective on Teacher Education Harro Van Brummelen 452

29 A Christian Perspective on Theater Art Lloyd A. Arnett 471

Modern Authors Index 489

Scripture Index 500

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