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Edwards, Cher N. – Counseling and Values, 2012
In this article, the relationship between Christian religiosity and the principles of social justice is explored, including the sociopolitical aspects of faith and advocacy. A particular emphasis is placed on the historical legacy and theological relationships between Christianity and social justice. The author concludes with a call for…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Correlation, Religious Factors, Counselors
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Livingston, Jennifer; Jun, Alexander – Christian Higher Education, 2011
Exploring the development of excellent teachers could contribute to the revision of current practices in faculty recruitment, evaluation, workload expectations, and reward systems. This grounded theory study examined the professional careers of nine award-winning faculty members of a faith-based institution of higher education. The data, collected…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Grounded Theory, Christianity, Church Related Colleges
Brue, Jill Smith – ProQuest LLC, 2013
This study examined through qualitative methods how advanced master's-level counseling students conceptualized Christian professional counselor identity. This study also explored what experiences contributed to the understanding of integration of faith and practice. Participants from three different evangelical Christian counseling programs…
Descriptors: Graduate Students, Christianity, Counselor Training, Self Concept
Hibma, Adam – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The purpose of this qualitative study was to understand the unique sexual and religious identity development of sexual minorities who attend evangelical Christian institutions of higher education. Although research exists on sexual identity development and religious identity development, scant research exists as to how these developmental areas…
Descriptors: Identification (Psychology), Sexuality, Religion, Christianity
Blair, Tony; Bardsley, Craig – Liberal Education, 2013
Globalization continues to transform how universities work: the students and subjects they teach, and the way they conduct and disseminate research. With tight budgets everywhere in the wake of the global economic downturn, universities are under increasing pressure to demonstrate value for money to the wider public from their research and…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Global Education, Spiritual Development, Beliefs
Larson, Marion; Shady, Sara – Liberal Education, 2013
Educators face the important challenge of preparing students to live constructively in a religiously diverse world. At some institutions, a reluctance to allow issues of faith into the classroom creates an obstacle to cultivating the skills students need to understand, process, and engage a religiously pluralistic society. At faith-based…
Descriptors: Religion, Religious Factors, College Students, Consciousness Raising
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Craft, Christy Moran; Rockenbach, Alyssa Bryant – Christian Higher Education, 2011
As part of a larger investigation into the spiritual climate at one Lutheran college, we interviewed Protestant Christian students in order to compare their conceptualizations of spirituality, religion, and faith with biblical notions of those concepts. We found that the students' understandings of those concepts only loosely reflected general…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Protestants, Religion, Religious Factors
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Buhrman, William D. – Religious Education, 2011
Respecting religious diversity while also staying true to the role of faith in theological practice remains a challenge in contemporary education. This is made more complex by the role of learning outcomes to assess student learning. This article first emphasizes the role of faith in theological discourse and then raises questions about the nature…
Descriptors: Theological Education, Church Related Colleges, Catholic Schools, Cultural Influences
Barkley, Heather R. – ProQuest LLC, 2017
The limited research on adult learners and spiritual formation has created a knowledge gap regarding whether bachelor's degree-completion students value the faith aspects of their education at Christian colleges. As this population grows, so does the need to better understand if the spiritual components of adult programs are having an impact and…
Descriptors: Christianity, Church Related Colleges, Spiritual Development, Transformative Learning
Vicari, Nicole – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Consistently women have been unable to attain senior leadership roles as fast as their male counterparts particularly within higher education. Scholars have studied the under-representation of women in senior leadership positions within higher education but have not studied the phenomenon at faith-based institutions or within the Assemblies of God…
Descriptors: Women Administrators, Disproportionate Representation, Church Related Colleges, Christianity
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Dumangane, Constantino, Jr. – British Educational Research Journal, 2017
It is uncontested that British African Caribbean men are minimally represented in elite UK higher education institutions. Even as data demonstrates that African Caribbean males are more likely to study further education than White males and that the proportion of UK-domiciled Black students pursuing higher education has increased since the 2003/04…
Descriptors: Blacks, Males, Racial Differences, Academic Aspiration
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Ostrander, Rick – Christian Higher Education, 2015
We are currently experiencing a global revolution in Christian higher education. As chronicled in Carpenter, Glanzer, and Lantinga's 2014 volume titled "Christian Higher Education: A Global Reconnaissance," Christian universities are expanding rapidly around the globe. My institution, Cornerstone University, has been involved in this…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Global Approach, Reflection, Christianity
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Rockenbach, Alyssa N.; Mayhew, Matthew J.; Davidson, Jenica; Ofstein, Jennie; Bush, Renee Clark – Journal of Student Affairs Research and Practice, 2015
This study employed qualitative content analysis to examine the written responses of 1,071 college students to the open-ended survey question, "What does spirituality mean to you?" Connectivity is core to the way many students depict spirituality and is inherently multidimensional, as students emphasize both…
Descriptors: World Views, Student Attitudes, Religious Factors, Qualitative Research
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Stoppa, Tara M. – Christian Higher Education, 2015
This article explores civic development and its roles in the lives of emerging adults, and the ways in which college contexts--particularly Christian colleges and universities--may foster adaptive civic development. First, the article presents an argument for the importance of fostering civic development as rooted in historic truths of the…
Descriptors: Christianity, Young Adults, Higher Education, Citizen Participation
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Pierson, Susan Jacques – Journal of International Social Studies, 2015
Crossing the Bridge to Swaziland presents the story of five pre-service teachers and their faculty mentors who traveled to St. Philip's Mission, Swaziland in January 2014. There they worked collaboratively with Swazi teachers and staff running a week long camp with a business basics and motivational theme, for teenaged orphans and vulnerable…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preservice Teachers, Preservice Teacher Education, Study Abroad
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