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Muldoon, Timothy P. – Journal of Catholic Higher Education, 2017
Catholic universities in the United States have developed complexity reflective of the larger development of modern universities and "multiversities." This complexity, together with the decline in the numbers of sponsoring religious orders and diocesan priests, presents new challenges for the sustaining of a theologically rooted,…
Descriptors: Church Related Colleges, Catholics, Educational Objectives, Theological Education
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Cruz, Laura – To Improve the Academy, 2018
This essay examines the idea of educational development, inspired both in content and approach by John Henry Newman's influential 19th century work on the idea of a university.
Descriptors: Educational Development, Educational History, Universities
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Martín-Sánchez, Miguel; Cáceres-Muñoz, Jorge – International Studies in Catholic Education, 2016
John Henry Newman was one of the most outstanding figures of the social and religious panorama in the nineteenth century in Great Britain. His educational approaches framed in the movement of Catholic education and his influence on the Oxford Movement, his intellectualism and reflections on faith, reason and education, and participation and…
Descriptors: Catholic Schools, Clergy, Change Agents, Intellectual History
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Tierney, William G. – International Journal of Leadership in Education, 2016
Higher education is going through as significant a change as at any time in the last century. Recommendations about how to resolve these issues have been offered by numerous government commissions, think tanks and foundations. A seldom used approach is to look back to consider what others have said and suggested in previous eras. The author…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Educational Change, Educational History, Educational Philosophy
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Manning, Patrick R. – Religious Education, 2018
Cultivating a disposition of critical thinking among students and faculty can provide a means of addressing troubling cultural trends like breakdowns in public discourse, academic siloing, and disengagement from religion. This article expands the concept of critical thinking by engaging the work of John Henry Newman and Bernard Lonergan. The…
Descriptors: Critical Thinking, Integrated Curriculum, Faculty Development, College Curriculum
Lawler-Brunner, Jennifer Lynne – ProQuest LLC, 2012
This project interprets how John Henry Newman's (1801-1890) system of thought informs the philosophical and theoretical grounds for rhetorical praxis in the marketplace. His seminal lessons in "An Essay in Aid of a Grammar of Assent" (1870) and "The Idea of a University" (1873 ed.) demonstrate the metaphoric power of words…
Descriptors: Rhetoric, Rhetorical Theory, Catholics, Epistemology
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Miller, Edward Jeremy – Journal of Catholic Higher Education, 2012
This article builds on an essay the author published twenty years ago in "Current Issues in Catholic Higher Education" that examined the viability of John Henry Newman's "Idea of a University" against Catholic campus life and the just-released "Ex corde Ecclesiae". The current essay briefly notes those earlier key…
Descriptors: Church Related Colleges, Catholic Schools, Catholics, Time Perspective
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Harris, Suzy – Journal of Beliefs & Values, 2015
The article explores some of the congruencies of thought and resonances in phrasing in the work of Janet Erskine Stuart, John Henry Newman and Ludwig Wittgenstein. These three writers have in common their resistance to philosophers of religion who are preoccupied with proposing arguments for the existence of God and grounds for believing in God.…
Descriptors: Correlation, Religious Factors, Beliefs, Relevance (Education)
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Franchi, Leonard – Journal of Catholic Higher Education, 2011
The challenges facing Catholic higher education today offer the Church an opportunity to rethink the conceptual framework within which it operates. The educational vision found in the relevant writings of Blessed John Henry Cardinal Newman, Pope John Paul II, and Pope Benedict XVI offer possibilities for an educational project centered on the role…
Descriptors: Catholic Schools, Church Related Colleges, Higher Education, Liberal Arts
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McFarlane, Donovan A. – Interchange: A Quarterly Review of Education, 2014
This essay examines the current state of the University in terms of lost meaning and value, especially from the perspective of scholarship. The author specifically points to three works of literature and writers on the subject, and how these works have significantly contributed to our understanding of what is taking place within the modern…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Universities, Educational Philosophy, College Administration
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Higton, Mike – Journal of Beliefs & Values, 2013
Recent debate about the public benefit of university scholarship, especially in the humanities, has sometimes been caught in a sterile tension between the promotion of engagement and the preservation of detachment, or between learning for public benefit and learning for learning's sake. The article traces this tension back to the work of John…
Descriptors: Humanities, Scholarship, Universities, Higher Education
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Anthony, Cara – Journal of Catholic Higher Education, 2012
Catholic universities need to develop strong Catholic identities. Yet, equally pressing is the need to welcome and value non-Catholic scholars, including their contributions to the university's Catholic mission and their critical assessments of the Catholic tradition. Blessed John Henry Newman embodies both Catholic faithfulness and exemplary…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Church Related Colleges, Catholic Schools, Catholics
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Denig, Stephen J. – Catholic Education: A Journal of Inquiry and Practice, 2004
John Paul II's 1990 apostolic exhortation "Ex Corde Ecclesiae" and subsequent legislation require those teaching theological disciplines in Catholic universities to have a mandatum. This article explores the thought of John Cardinal Newman with a view to defending a position, consistent with Newman's thought, relative to the seeking and…
Descriptors: Church Related Colleges, Higher Education, Catholic Schools, Religious Education
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Bara, Francisco Esteban – Journal of Character Education, 2015
In recent years university education has undergone considerable change. In short, it appears to have adapted to the prevailing circumstances and it is even proving to be an essential resource in the optimization of professional, social, cultural, and economic concerns. All in all, the changes it has gone through have led to the achievement of…
Descriptors: Values Education, Higher Education, Role of Education, Educational Philosophy
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Heft, James L. – Catholic Education: A Journal of Inquiry and Practice, 2007
Catholic universities face many challenges today. Increasing secularization, faculty salaries, external funding, Catholic identity, academic freedom, and institutional autonomy are among the most prominent. This essay examines the contributions of John Henry Newman to Catholic higher education and argues for their relevance today.
Descriptors: Catholic Schools, Church Related Colleges, Educational History, Educational Philosophy
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