ERIC Number: ED376761
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994
The Challenge and Promise of a Catholic University.
Hesburgh, Theodore M., Ed.
This book offers 30 papers on the continuing discussion of the nature of a Catholic university. The papers are: "Introduction: The Challenge and Promise of a Catholic University" (Theodore M. Hesburgh); "Reflections on the Mission of a Catholic University" (Harold W. Attridge); "The Difference of a Catholic University" (Otto Bird); "A Catholic University" (David B. Burrell); "Two Faces of Academic Freedom" (Frederick J. Crosson); "On Teaching Theology as a Vocation" (Lawrence S. Cunningham); "A Catholic University, Maybe; But a Catholic Law School?" (Fernand N. Dutile); "The Sins of the Cornishmen: A Parable" (Sonia G. Gernes); "What Made Catholic Identity a Problem?" (Philip Gleason); "Scientific and Engineering Excellence in a Catholic Context?" (William G. Gray); "Some Theological Reflections in 'Ex Corde Ecclesiae'" (Catherine Mowry LaCugna); "The Catholic University: Living with ND (Necessary Dissonances)" (David C. Leege); "Becoming a Great Catholic University" (Craig S. Lent); "What Is a Catholic University?" (Richard P. McBrien); "What Is a Great Catholic University?" (Richard A. McCormick); "The Advantages of a Catholic University" (Ralph McInerny); "What Can Catholic Universities Learn from Protestant Examples?" (George M. Marsden); "Diversity and Change: A View from the Margin" (Naomi M. Meara); "Meeting the Challenge and Fulfilling the Promise: Mission and Method in Constructing a Great Catholic University" (Wilson D. Miscamble); "A Baptist View of the Catholic University" (Thomas V. Morris); "A Catholic University, Whatever That May Mean" (Marvin R. O'Connell); "The Department of Theology at a Catholic University" (Thomas F. O'Meara); "The Idea of a Catholic University: A Personal Perspective" (Timothy O'Meara); "On Christian Scholarship" (Alvin Plantinga); "Thirty-two Years at Notre Dame" (Morris Pollard); "Catholic Universities and the New Pluralism" (Robert E. Rodes, Jr.); "What is Catholic about a Catholic University?" (Timothy R. Scully); "Professional Education in a Catholic University" (Lee A. Tavis); "'What, Then, Does Dr. Newman Mean?' The Vision and The Views" (Mary Katherine Tillman); "Catholic Higher Education: Historic Past or Distinctive Future?" (John Van Engen). An Afterword by Theodore M. Hesburgh completes the book. (Some papers contain references.) (JB)
Descriptors: Academic Freedom, Catholic Schools, Church Related Colleges, Church Role, Differences, Diversity (Institutional), Educational History, Engineering Education, Higher Education, Institutional Characteristics, Institutional Mission, Law Schools, Professional Education, Science Education, Theological Education, Universities
University of Chicago Distribution Center, 11030 S. Langley Ave., Chicago, IL 60628 (ISBN-0-268-00803-5, $14.95).
Publication Type: Books; Opinion Papers
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Audience: Policymakers; Community; Administrators; Practitioners
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