By Todd C. Ream,Perry L. Glanzer
In 1975, Arthur F. Holmes released The thought of a Christian College
. on the time he couldn't have imagined his publication could assemble any such huge following. This work's considerate but available kind made it a long-standing selection for analyzing lists on Christian university and collage campuses around the kingdom and worldwide. hundreds of thousands of first-year scholars have learn and mentioned his e-book as a part of their creation to the Christian collage event. even though, adequate has replaced due to the fact 1975 in either the Church and Academy to now advantage a full-scale reexamination.
In this publication, Todd C. Ream and Perry L. Glanzer account for adjustments in how humans view the Church and themselves as human brokers, and suggest a imaginative and prescient for the Christian collage in gentle of the truth that such a lot of Christian schools now glance and act extra like study universities. together with issues equivalent to the co-curricular, universal worship, and variety, Ream and Glanzer craft a imaginative and prescient that strives to work out into the long run by way of drawing at the riches of the previous. First-year scholars in addition to new school contributors and directors will enjoy the insights during this e-book in methods past generations benefitted from Arthur Holmes's efforts.
"All these envisioning a robustly Christian collage for the twenty-first century--including directors, trustees, school, and (co-curricular) staff--will have to learn this book."
--Amos Yong, Professor of Theology and Dean of the varsity of Divinity, Regent University
"Filled with insightful scholarship and tales that exhibit the demanding situations dealing with Christian universities at the present time, this outstanding booklet exhibits the trail ahead for the venture of the Christian college. For directors, professors, and fogeys trying to comprehend the why and the way of the Christian college, this can be the publication to read."
--Matthew Levering, Professor of Theology, collage of Dayton
"The concept of a Christian College applies Holmes's key topics to the dynamic, modern conditions of ultra-modern Christian college whereas addressing new themes no longer thought of within the previous paintings. Ream and Glanzer introduce new questions and provide becoming solutions a lot wanted in modern-day advanced Christian associations. those that aspire to construct universities in a posh, international environment--institutions which are either academically very good and precise to their religion mission--will locate perception and encouragement during this volume."
--Darryl Tippens, Provost, Pepperdine University
Todd C. Ream (PhD, Pennsylvania kingdom college) is Professor of upper schooling at Taylor collage and a learn fellow with Baylor University's Institute for experiences of Religion.
Perry L. Glanzer (PhD, college of Southern California) is Professor of academic Foundations and a school fellow with the Institute for experiences of faith at Baylor University.
Together, they function the booklet evaluation editors for Christian Scholar's Review and are the authors of Christian religion and Scholarship: An Exploration of latest Developments and Christianity and ethical id in larger Education.