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Works on Education and Religion

Education, Religion, and the Common Good: Advancing a Distinctly American Conversation about Religion's Role in Shared Life Martin E. Marty; 2000 Jossey-Bass

Marty discusses the proper role of religion in educating and forming the next generation within a pluralist society; engages questions on the place of religion in public, private, and denominational education from kindergarten to post-graduate.

Exiles from Eden: Religion and the Academic Vocation in America Mark R. Schwehn; 1992 Oxford University         

Argues that higher education was led astray by stressing research at the expense of shaping moral character and suggests a prescription for a classroom-centered spiritual community of scholars.

Faith and Knowledge: Mainline Protestantism and American Higher Education Douglas Sloan; 1994 W/JK         

Analyzes the brief renaissance in American Protestant theology from 1925 to 1960 and is written primarily for Christians who want to do faith-based scholarship.

How Christian Faith Can Sustain the Life of the Mind Richard T. Hughes; 2001 Eerdmans         

An aid for academics seeking to integrate Christian faith with scholarship and teaching in meaningful and effective ways.

In Search of a Calling: The College's Role in Shaping Identity Thomas O. Buford; 1995 Mercer University Press         

A teacher who has an interest in the character of his students extends the idea of a calling to all who want to make their lives meaningful.

Religion and American Education: Rethinking a National Dilemma Warren A. Nord; 1995 University of North Carolina Press         

Addressing religion in the curriculum in American public schools and universities, Nord contends that education must include attention to religion if it is to attend accurately to the world.

Should God Get Tenure? Essays on Religion and Higher Education David W. Gill; 1996 Eerdmans         

Presents articles that argue for the inclusion of theological and religious perspectives in higher education.

The Future of Christian Higher Education David S. Dockery & David P. Gushee; 1999 Broadman & Holman         

Articles on the future of Christian colleges and universities with respect to maintaining high Christian values and morals in an increasingly secular age.