Howell, Jennifer L.

Christian Faith and University Life

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Table of contents

1. Introduction—Stewardship Reconsidered: Academic Work and the Faithful Christian
T. Laine Scales, Jennifer L. Howell

Part I. Vocation and a Scholarly Life of Stewardship

2. Toward a Vision of Vocation
Darin H. Davis

3. Vocation Is Something that Happens to You: Freedom, Education, and the American Literary Tradition
Rachel B. Griffis

4. Putting Down Roots: Why Universities Need Gardens
Jeffrey Bilbro, Jack R. Baker

5. Liberal Learning and Christian Practical Wisdom
Mark Schwehn

Part II. Faithful Teachers and Pedagogical Practices

6. Ever Ancient, Ever New: Reading to Become Wise
Matthew A. Rothaus Moser

7. Pedagogical Practices: Lessons from Augustine of Hippo
Jennifer L. Howell, T. Laine Scales

8. “Expound This Love:” Forming the Next Generation of Christian Teacher-Scholars Through the Lilly Graduate Fellows Program
Jane Kelley Rodeheffer

9. Intellectual Humility & Higher Education
David T. Echelbarger

10. How Christian Faith Can Animate Teaching: A Taxonomy of Diverse Approaches
Perry L. Glanzer, Nathan Alleman, David Guthrie

Part III. Church and Academy: Stewarding our Faith and our Universities

11. The Mind Is Its Own Place: Gnosticism and Why Scholars Need the Church
Rev. Kyle Childress

12. Imagining Structural Stewardship: Lessons in Resistance and Cultural Change from the Highlander Folk School
Emily Hunt, João B. Chaves

13. William James’s Pragmatic Pluralism and the American University’s Loss of Soul
Karl Aho

14. The Ecclesial Turn: Putting Stanley Hauerwas’s Vision for Christian Higher Education into Practice
David C. Cramer

15. Rising from the Rubble: The Vital Significance of Christian Research Universities in the Twenty-First Century
L. Gregory Jones

16. Afterword: Vocation, Stewardship, and Teaching: A Hopeful Response
David I. Smith

Keywords: Education, Religion and Education, Higher Education, Curriculum Studies, Christianity

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