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Works for Students

Finding Your Religion: When the Faith You Grew Up With Has Lost Its Meaning Scotty McLennan; 1999 Harper San Francisco

McLennan, Tufts University Chaplain, offers a guidebook to those seeking a new spiritual path or wishing to reconnect to the religion of their youth. Finding a fulfilling spirituality is understanding one's place in any of six universal stages of faith: Magic, Reality, Independence, Interdependence, and Unity.


Majoring in the Rest of Your Life: College and Career Secrets for Students Carol Carter; 1998 Farrar, Straus, and Giroux         

Carter believes college students who want to succeed after graduation must start preparing as soon as they begin their post-high school education. She presents a series of suggestions to help students move from their unfocused freshman years to landing the job of their dreams.


Making the Most of College: Students Speak Their Minds Richard J. Light; 2000 Harvard University Press         

Light spent ten years interviewing undergraduates at Harvard on how to make the most of the college experience. The book includes stories of students' self-doubts, failures, discoveries, and hopes, as well as a comprehensive blueprint for undergraduate success.


Men and Their Religion: Honor, Hope, and Humor Donald Capps; 2002 Trinity Press Internationals         

A discussion of the origins of the interior space where religious feeling is commonly cultivated in males. Helpful to those involved in discernment with young men who would refer to themselves as "non-religious," the book rebuts that notion with a description of the "personal religion" that is operative in males.


The Critical Years: The Young Adult Search for a Faith to Live By Sharon Daloz Parks; 1986 Harper San Francisco         

Parks examines the place of young adulthood and the role of higher education, including higher education's contribution to the formation of young adult faith.