Shaping a Christian Worldview: The Foundation of Christian Higher Education

Shaping a Christian Worldview: The Foundation of Christian Higher Education

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ISBN-13: 9781433670725
Publisher: B&H Publishing Group
Publication date: 09/01/2002
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 446
File size: 1 MB

About the Author

David S. Dockery is President and Professor of Christian Studies, Union University. He has written and contributed to many articles and books and is the founding editor of the Criswell Theological Review. He and his family currently reside in Jackson, Tennessee.


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.

Table of Contents

Forewordix
Prefacexiii
Introduction: Shaping a Christian Worldview1
Part IBuilding a Foundation
1.The Authority of Scripture19
2.The Lessons of History40
3.Theological and Philosophical Foundations62
4.The Influence of C. S. Lewis92
5.Christian Worldview, Ethics, and Culture109
Part IIApplying a Christian Worldview
6.Faith and Learning129
7.Christian Worldview and Literature149
8.Christian Worldview and Natural Science162
9.Christian Worldview and the Arts192
10.Christian Worldview and Music218
11.Christian Worldview and the Social Sciences240
12.Christian Worldview and Media264
13.Christian Worldview and Teaching280
14.Christian Worldview and Health Care298
15.Christian Worldview and Social Work317
16.Christian Worldview and the World of Business335
17.Christian Worldview and Student Life346
18.Christian Worldview and Campus Ministry359
Conclusion: Shaping the Academic Enterprise: An Interview with Carla Sanderson, Provost, Union University377
Afterword390
Endnotes393
Contributors435
Index439

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