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Author Carroll, Jackson W.

Title Being There : Culture and Formation in Two Theological Schools
Published Cary : Oxford University Press, 1997
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Description 1 online resource (310 pages)
Contents Introduction; PART I: TWO THEOLOGICAL SCHOOLS; Evangelical Theological Seminary; 1 The Message; 2 Variations; 3 Evangelical Culture; 4 Contests; 5 Students; 6 Covenant House; Mainline Theological Seminary; 7 Year One: Encounters; 8 Year Two: Working Things Out; 9 Year Three: Resolutions; PART II: CULTURE AND EDUCATIONAL FORMATION; 10 Elements of Educational Culture; 11 The Process of Education and Formation; 12 Culture and Formation: Theoretical Perspectives; 13 Culture and Educational Practice: A Concluding Unscientific Postscript; Notes; References; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H
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Summary This book offers a close-up look at theological education in the U.S. today. The authors' goal is to understand the way in which institutional culture affects the outcome of the educational process. To that end, they undertake ethnographic studies of two seminaries-one evangelical and onemainline Protestant. These studies, written in a lively journalistic style, make up the first part of the book and offer fascinating portraits of two very different intellectual, religious, and social worlds. The authors go on to analyze these disparate environments, and suggest how in each case corporate cult
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Form Electronic book
Author Aleshire, Daniel O., 1947-
Marler, Penny Long.
Wheeler, Barbara G.
ISBN 0195354125