Sacred and Secular Tensions in Higher Education: Connecting Parallel Universities

Sacred and Secular Tensions in Higher Education: Connecting Parallel Universities

by Michael D. Waggoner (Editor)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780415887564
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 03/10/2011
Pages: 272
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Dr. Michael D. Waggoner is Professor of HigherEducation at the University of Northern Iowa and Editor of the peer-reviewed journal, Religion & Education.

Table of Contents

Preface

1. Sacred and Secular Tensions in Contemporary Higher Education, Michael D. Waggoner

2. Taking the Tournament of Worldviews Seriously in Education: Why Teaching About Religion is not Enough, Perry L. Glanzer

3. Teaching Spirituality in Public Higher Education, Carney Strange and Judy Rogers

4. Understanding the "Interior" Life of Faculty: How Important is Spirituality? Jennifer A. Lindholm and Helen S. Astin

5. Inviting Atheists to the Table: A Modest Proposal for Higher Education, Robert J. Nash

6. Jesus, the Enlightenment, and Teaching World History: The Struggles of an Evangelical Scholar, Ralph E. Lentz II

7. Evangelicals on Campus: An Exploration of Culture, Faith, and College Life, Alyssa N. Bryant

8. Exploring Religious Pluralism in Higher Education: Non-Majority Religious Perspectives among Entering First-Year College Students, Alyssa N. Bryant

9. Spirituality and Religion: Through the Eyes of the "Hidden Educators," Christy Moran Craft

10. University Student Affairs Staff and Their Spiritual Discussions with Students, Jill Burchell, Jenny J. Lee, and Sara Olson

11. Addressing the Identity-Relevance Dilemma: Religious Particularity and Pluralism at Presbyterian Church-Related Colleges, Robert C. Spach

12. Being Religious at Knox College: Attitudes Toward Religion, Christian Expression, and Conservative Values on Campus, L. Sue Hulett

Afterword: Connecting Parallel Universities, Michael D. Waggoner

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