The Idea of a Christian College
Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing, 1987 - 106 pages
More than ten years after its publication in 1975, The Idea of a Christian College has become, in the prophetic words of Nicholas Wolterstorff, "a classic, a standard." Widely used by students, lay readers, teachers, and administrators, it provides a concise case for the Christian college and defines its distinctive mission and contribution. This revised edition is Holmes' response to the many professors and students who have read the work enthusiastically and urged the author to clarify certain ideas and to address further aspects of the overall subject. The author has extensively revised several chapters, has eliminated one-gender language, and has included two new chapters: "Liberal Arts as Career Preparation" and "The Marks of an Educated Person."--Back cover.
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Review: The Idea of a Christian CollegeUser Review - Steve - Goodreads
This is a superb, well-argued case for a Christian liberal arts education. Recommended. Read full review
Review: The Idea of a Christian CollegeUser Review - Amy - Goodreads
A really helpful book for understanding the purpose of the Christian liberal arts education. Not a super-enjoyable read, though. A little dry. I took issue with a few of his claims, which came across as too absolute or elitist... Or maybe just western-centric. Read full review
WHY A CHRISTIAN COLLEGE?
THE LIBERAL ARTS WHAT AND WHY?
LIBERAL ARTS AS CAREER PREPARATION
INTEGRATING FAITH AND LEARNING
COLLEGE AS COMMUNITY
EXPERIENCE IS NOT ENOUGH
THE MARKS OF AN EDUCATED PERSON
SUGGESTIONS FOR FURTHER READING