Why college matters to God : an introduction to Christian learning / Rick Ostrander.

By: Ostrander, Richard, 1965- [author.]Material type: TextTextPublisher: Abilene, Texas : Abilene Christian University Press, 2021Edition: 3rd editionDescription: 174 pages ; illustrations ; 22 cmISBN: 9781684261918; 1684261910Subject(s): Christian universities and colleges -- United States | Christian education -- United States | Education, Higher -- United StatesLOC classification: LC538 | .O88 2021
Contents:
Christian worldview and higher education -- Where we came from : a history of Christian colleges in America -- Living largely : the doctrine of creation -- Not the way it's supposed to be : the doctrine of the fall -- Broadcasting Mozart : the doctrine of redemption -- Integrating faith and learning : a basic introduction -- An education that lasts : thinking creatively and globally -- Your college years and beyond: living counterculturally as a college student.
Summary: "Why College Matters to God is a brief, easy-to-read introduction to the unique purpose of a Christian college education. It has been widely used by Christian colleges and universities over the past decade because of its unsurpassed ability to be substantive yet accessible. The book draws on the insights of a wide range of Christian philosophers, theologians, historians, and scientists, but communicates key concepts in straightforward language that connects with a general audience. Brief enough to be paired with other texts, Why College Matters to God is an ideal introduction to the why and how of Christian learning for students, faculty, staff, and parents. The third edition preserves the qualities of the previous editions along with updated illustrations and new material on important topics such as: Christian learning and the challenges of technology Christian vocation, career preparation, and the liberal arts Diversity and civility on campus The habits of the highly effective college student"-- Provided by publisher.
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Christian worldview and higher education -- Where we came from : a history of Christian colleges in America -- Living largely : the doctrine of creation -- Not the way it's supposed to be : the doctrine of the fall -- Broadcasting Mozart : the doctrine of redemption -- Integrating faith and learning : a basic introduction -- An education that lasts : thinking creatively and globally -- Your college years and beyond: living counterculturally as a college student.

"Why College Matters to God is a brief, easy-to-read introduction to the unique purpose of a Christian college education. It has been widely used by Christian colleges and universities over the past decade because of its unsurpassed ability to be substantive yet accessible. The book draws on the insights of a wide range of Christian philosophers, theologians, historians, and scientists, but communicates key concepts in straightforward language that connects with a general audience. Brief enough to be paired with other texts, Why College Matters to God is an ideal introduction to the why and how of Christian learning for students, faculty, staff, and parents. The third edition preserves the qualities of the previous editions along with updated illustrations and new material on important topics such as: Christian learning and the challenges of technology Christian vocation, career preparation, and the liberal arts Diversity and civility on campus The habits of the highly effective college student"-- Provided by publisher.

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