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Title Sacred and secular tensions in higher education : connecting parallel universities / edited by Michael D. Waggoner
Published New York : Routledge, 2011
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 258 pages) : illustrations
Contents Sacred and secular tensions in contemporary higher education / Michael D. Waggoner -- Taking the tournament of worldviews seriously in education : why teaching about religion is not enough / Perry L. Glanzer -- Teaching spirituality in public higher education / Carney Strange and Judy Rogers -- Understanding the "interior" life of faculty : how important is spirituality? / Jennifer A. Lindholm and Helen S. Astin -- Inviting atheists to the table : a modest proposal for higher education / Robert J. Nash -- Jesus, the Enlightenment, and teaching world history : the struggles of an evangelical scholar? / Ralph E. Lentz II -- Evangelicals on campus : an exploration of culture, faith, and college life? / Alyssa N. Bryant -- Exploring religious pluralism in higher education : non-majority religious perspectives among entering first-year college students / Alyssa N. Bryant -- Spirituality and religion: through the eyes of the "hidden educators" / Christy Moran Craft -- University student affairs staff and their spiritual discussions with students / Jill Burchell, Jenny J. Lee, and Sara Olson -- Addressing the identity-relevance dilemma : religious particularity and pluralism at Presbyterian church-related colleges / Robert C. Spach -- Exploring spiritual engagement at secular Knox College / L. Sue Hulett
Summary Sacred and secular worldviews have long held a place in U.S. higher education, although non-religious perspectives have usually been privileged in the modern era. This book illustrates the importance of cultivating multiple worldviews
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Education, Higher -- Aims and objectives -- United States.
Religious pluralism -- United States.
Universities and colleges -- United States -- Religion.
EDUCATION -- Higher.
Education, Higher -- Aims and objectives.
Religious pluralism.
Universities and colleges -- Religion.
United States.
Form Electronic book
Author Waggoner, Michael.
LC no. 2010039711
ISBN 020383383X