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Haarsma, Deborah; Greuel, Brian; Lewis, Raymond – Christian Higher Education, 2019
The perceived conflict between science and Christianity continues to be a strong and prevalent narrative, both inside and outside the church. As three long-time science professors in Christian higher education, we have seen firsthand how this conflict orientation threatens both Christian faith and science education. National surveys confirm that…
Descriptors: Sciences, Christianity, Religious Factors, Science Teachers
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Engel, Max T.; Dickel, C. Timothy – Religious Education, 2018
Undergraduate, entry-level theology instruction at Catholic universities is expected to meet a wide range of learning outcomes. This article asserts that courses can and should be designed for learning outcomes not only in the cognitive domain, but in the affective domain as well, which in turn may impact personal choices and faith practices of…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Church Related Colleges, Catholics, Christianity
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Grace, Emily; Griffis, Rachel B. – International Journal of Christianity & Education, 2018
This article is a small empirical study based on two assignments, both involving reading and writing, in two physics courses at a Christian college. Students read theological, philosophical, and scientific arguments and produced research papers. By performing interdisciplinary intellectual work, students considered the compatibility of science and…
Descriptors: Church Related Colleges, Christianity, College Science, Science Instruction
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Su, Feng – Journal of Beliefs & Values, 2018
This article proposes a conceptualisation of dialogic spaciality, and advances our understandings of the dynamic interplay of dialogic space (where meaningful conversations take place) and place (a geographic location) and the influence these have on academic life. The conceptualisation is developed from a qualitative study which focused on the…
Descriptors: Geographic Location, Correlation, Dialogs (Language), Christianity
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Lee, Christopher – Journal of Research on Christian Education, 2018
This study explored the motivation and impact of religious participation among undergraduate students at a liberal arts, faith-based institution of higher education. By reviewing current literature around the topics of motivation, religious decline, and religious participation, this research bridges the gap between two historical and categorical…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Religious Education, Student Attitudes, Phenomenology
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Hudson, Tara D.; Díaz Pearson, Amber – Journal of College and Character, 2018
College is a significant time for moral development. This research examines how undergraduate students at two U.S. universities, one faith-based and one independent, understand the meaning of living an ethical or moral life. Findings reveal that moral and ethical questions are relevant to students' lives and suggest that many have a fairly…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Moral Values, Ethics, Moral Development
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Jennings, R. A.; Henderson, C. S.; Erla, M. A.; Abraham, S.; Gillum, D. – College Student Journal, 2018
Problem and Purpose: A review of the literature revealed that college non-student athletes and student-athletes experience stress during their college years but do not always have the appropriate coping behaviors to manage the stress. The purpose of this descriptive, cross-sectional, non-experimental study was to determine the stress coping…
Descriptors: Stress Management, Coping, Church Related Colleges, College Students
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Gleeson, Jim; O'Neill, Maureen – British Journal of Religious Education, 2018
At a time when the faith-based identity of schools is facing serious challenges, the researchers undertook a longitudinal study of the relevant opinions, beliefs and values of student-teachers at a Catholic university campus in Australia. The focus of the current paper is on the responses of first-year students to a survey regarding their choice…
Descriptors: Student Teacher Attitudes, Religious Education, Foreign Countries, Longitudinal Studies
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Bailey, Lucy E.; Strunk, Kamden K. – Educational Studies: Journal of the American Educational Studies Association, 2018
Despite broader social changes in attitudes and policies regarding lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) people, the space available for gay students to develop and express their identities in Christian colleges provides only limited and fleeting relief because of the culture of heteronormativity central to their history and…
Descriptors: College Students, Homosexuality, Church Related Colleges, Christianity
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Oliver, Kyle Matthew – Teaching Theology & Religion, 2019
This article presents a pedagogical approach to training seminarians for faith leadership in the era of what Heidi Campbell has called "networked religion." It argues that the increasing digital mediation of religious practice, expression, and community represents an opportunity for students to explore and inhabit ministry sites and…
Descriptors: Theological Education, Church Related Colleges, Social Change, Religion
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Williams, Savannah; Drexler-Dreis, Joseph – Journal of Catholic Higher Education, 2019
When upper-level theology courses are taught within a general education program at colleges and universities, instructors are often challenged to invite students, some of whom are committed neither to the discipline of theology nor to Christian faith, into a style of critical reflection that largely depends on both of these commitments. In a…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Theological Education, Teacher Attitudes, Student Attitudes
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Guthrie, David S. – Christian Higher Education, 2018
Charles Gutenson's convicting words motivated me to attempt this essay. He writes: "If we are to engage in serious dialogue about the relationship between Christian faith and our [public] commitments, we must invest more energy in bringing Scripture to bear on them" (2011, p. 9). The common good seems a common conversation these days. To…
Descriptors: Christianity, Church Related Colleges, Religious Education, Biblical Literature
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Smith, Jimmy – Journal of Catholic Higher Education, 2018
This work discusses the effort to begin helping university students fulfill the university mission and core curriculum objectives through the Foundations of Sports Outreach course and the Sports Outreach Initiative at Gonzaga University. Guided by Catholic Social Teaching principles, the primary goal of the course was to provide a social…
Descriptors: Athletics, Catholic Schools, Church Related Colleges, Outreach Programs
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Purcell, Bill; Rose, Margarita – Journal of Catholic Higher Education, 2018
Faced with economic and demographic challenges, Catholic colleges and universities use endowment and licensing revenues to supplement tuition income in order to serve their missions of educating students of all socio-economic classes to promote the common good through their professional careers and service to the community. Licensees sometimes…
Descriptors: Catholics, Church Related Colleges, Institutional Mission, Educational Finance
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McQuillan, Patrick; James, Michael J.; Muldoon, Timothy P. – Journal of Catholic Education, 2018
The nucleus of any university is the intellectual life that unfolds among faculty and students. Inevitably, that intellectual life is shaped by the broader university context. Examining that process--in particular, its connection to a Catholic understanding of university mission--offers insight into pressing issues. For instance, what shifting…
Descriptors: Catholic Schools, Higher Education, College Planning, Strategic Planning
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