Has the American university gained the whole world but lost its soul? Christian universities must reimagine excellence in a time of exile, placing the liberating arts before the liberal arts and focusing on the worship, love, and knowledge of God as central to academia. This pioneering work charts the history of the university and casts an inspiring vision for the future of higher education.
Many Christians, especially those in Christian college "bubbles," worry that engaging in interfaith dialogue will require watering down their faith. In this timely book, Marion Larson and Sara Shady help evangelicals engage in interfaith dialogue, offering practical wisdom for turning our faith bubbles into bridges of interfaith engagement.
The "Goliath" of urban poverty overpowers too many kids today as they struggle to survive and thrive. Detroit native and longtime advocate for youth education Mike Tenbusch knows this firsthand. But when Christians and churches come alongside these young "Davids," we can unleash the Jonathan Effect that will turn the tide in the battle against poverty.
Brian J. Walsh and J. Richard Middleton offer a vision for transforming economics, politics, technology and every part of contemporary culture.
Discussing worldview thinking, the foundations of knowledge and the relationship between knowing and doing, James W. Sire shows Christians how to honor God with their minds.
Veteran educators Mike Romanowski and Teri McCarthy provide an essential guide for Christians teaching in overseas contexts. Providing both the theoretical framework as well as practical tools, the authors offer concrete advice and real-life examples for classroom instruction, daily life and much more.
With the decline of traditional Sunday school and education programs in recent years, many Christians have not learned the fundamental doctrinal content of the faith. In this text Gary Parrett and Steve Kang set forth a thoroughly biblical vision for intentional teaching of the Christian faith that attends to both the content and process of educational and formational ministries.
"Knowledge is indispensable to Christian life and service," writes John Stott. "If we do not use the mind which God has given us, we condemn ourselves to spiritual superficiality." John R. Stott makes a forceful appeal for Christian discipleship that engages the intellect as well as the heart.
Phillip E. Johnson exposes the flawed underpinnings of naturalism in this discussion of evolution, sex education, abortion, God, the search for a grand unified theory in physics, what our public schools should teach, the basis of law and more.
Drawing on the work of cultural analysts like Lesslie Newbigin, Richard John Neuhaus and Charles Taylor, Philip W. Eaton proposes an alternative idea of Christian higher education that aims to equip students for responsible engagement in our post-Christian world.
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