ERIC Number: ED390362
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1996
Religious Higher Education in the United States: A Source Book. Source Books on Education Volume 46. Garland Reference Library of Social Science Volume 950.
Hunt, Thomas C., Ed.; Carper, James C., Ed.
This book presents 24 chapters on religious denomination affiliated institutions of higher education. Most chapters begin with an historical essay followed by annotated bibliographic entries covering primary and secondary sources dating back to 1986 on various denomination-connected institutions. Chapters have the following titles and authors: "Government Aid to and Regulation of Religious Colleges and Universities" (Ralph D. Mawdsley); "The Educational System of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints" (Robert L. Millet); "Quakers and Higher Education" (William C. Kashatus); "Lutheran College Education in the United States" (Richard W. Solberg); "Reformed Colleges and Seminaries" (Peter P. DeBoer); "Higher Education among Churches of Christ" (Robert E. Hooper); "Moravian Colleges and Universities" (Daniel R. Gilbert); "United Church of Christ Colleges, Universities, and Seminaries" (Lowell H. Zuck); "Disciples of Christ Colleges, Universities, and Seminaries" (John M. Imbler); "Episcopal Colleges and Universities" (Donald S. Armentrout); "Higher Education Institutions of the Church of the Brethren" (Kenneth M. Shaffer); "Foursquare Gospel Church Colleges" (John C. Holmes); "Wesleyan Colleges and University" (John C. Holmes); "Free Methodist Colleges" (John C. Holmes); "Catholic Higher Education in the United States: An Historical Perspective" (Gerald P. Fogarty, and others); "Baptist Colleges and Universities" (Jerry M. Self); "Seventh Day Adventist Higher Education in the United States" (George R. Knight); "Jewish Seminaries and Colleges" (Harold S. Wechsler); "American Bible Colleges" (Virginia Lieson Brereton); "Higher Education in the United Methodist Church" (L. Glenn Tyndall); "Mennonite Institutions of Higher Education" (Donovan D. Steiner and Judy H. Mullet); "Independent Christian Colleges and Universities" (William Vance Trollinger); "Church of the Nazarene Universities, Colleges, and Theological Seminaries" (Harold E. Raser); and "Pentecostal Colleges and Seminaries: A Selective Overview" (Edith L. Blumhofer). An epilogue on critical issues covered throughout the book, as well as subject and author index are included. (Contains 614 references.) (JB)
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Church Related Colleges, Church Role, Churches, Colleges, Educational History, Federal Aid, Government School Relationship, Higher Education, Institutional Mission, Theological Education, Universities
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Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies; Historical Materials; Information Analyses
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