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Title The American university in a postsecular age / edited by Douglas Jacobsen, Rhonda Hustedt Jacobsen
Published Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2008


Description 1 online resource (xii, 267 pages) : illustrations
Contents Postsecular America / Douglas Jacobsen and Rhonda Hustedt Jacobsen -- The religious convictions of college and university professors / Neil Gross and Solon Simmons -- Can faith be more than a sideshow in the contemporary academy? / Robert Wuthnow -- A level playing field for religion in higher education / John J. DiIulio Jr. -- The ideals and diversity of church-related higher education / Douglas Jacobsen and Rhonda Hustedt Jacobsen -- Why faculty find it difficult to talk about religion / Mark U. Edwards Jr. -- Faculty priorities / R. Eugene Rice -- The religious and spiritual journeys of college students / Larry A. Braskamp -- The different spirtualities of the students we teach / Robert J. Nash and DeMethra LaSha Bradley -- Spirituality, diversity, and learner-centered teaching / Elizabeth J. Tisdell -- Taking religion seriously in public universitites / Warren A. Nord -- Religious pluralism, the study of religion, and "postsecular" culture / Amanda Porterfield -- Professing understanding and professing faith / Lee S. Shulman -- Talking about religion / Douglas Jacobsen and Rhonda Hustedt Jacobsen
Summary Religion has made a comeback in American society and on university campuses. How should higher education respond? This volume gathers essays from prominent scholars and educators who unpack the key issues
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 233-254) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Universities and colleges -- Religion.
Church and education.
EDUCATION -- Educational Policy & Reform -- General.
EDUCATION -- Administration -- General.
Church and education.
Universities and colleges -- Religion.
Universitet -- Förenta staterna.
Kyrkan och skolan.
Genre/Form Electronic books
Form Electronic book
Author Jacobsen, Douglas G. (Douglas Gordon), 1951-
Jacobsen, Rhonda Hustedt.
LC no. 2007025707
ISBN 9780198043492