A Higher Education: Baylor and the Vocation of a Christian University

A Higher Education: Baylor and the Vocation of a Christian University

By: Elizabeth Davis (editor)Paperback

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A Higher Education collects the work of renowned scholars on the importance and mission of Christian higher education. Placing Baylor University at the center of these discussions, this compendium celebrates the inauguration of Judge Kenneth W. Starr's over the first year of his presidency at Baylor University and underscores the necessity of Christian higher education in a global context. With an introduction by Baylor University Executive Vice President and Provost Elizabeth Davis, A Higher Education shows how the model set forth at Baylor University can influence institutions of higher learning here and abroad.

About Author

Elizabeth Davis is Executive Vice President and Provost, Baylor University.


Foreword Introduction: Why Christian Higher Education Matters1. Christian Higher Education vs. Christians in Higher Education2. The Myth of the Sovereign Self3. Scholarship in Action and the Public Mission of Universities4. Ethics in the Twenty-First Century5. The Challenges and Opportunities for Liberal Education in a Faith-Based University6. The Bible, Baptists, and the Challenge of Christian Higher Education Notes

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  • ISBN13: 9781481303293
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 130
  • ID: 9781481303293
  • weight: 186
  • ISBN10: 1481303295

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