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Glanzer, Perry L.; Cockle, Theodore F.; Graber, Britney; Jeong, Elijah; Robinson, Jessica A. – Christian Higher Education, 2019
Throughout American history, scholars called Christian higher education by other names. They used terms such as "denominational," "sectarian," "church-related," "church-sponsored," "church-based," and "church-affiliated" higher education to describe Christian higher education. What these…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Teacher Attitudes, Church Related Colleges, Christianity
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Rose, Stephanie Firebaugh; Firmin, Michael W. – Christian Higher Education, 2016
This article presents a case study of Bob Jones University (BJU), a fundamentalist Christian institution located in South Carolina that is known within the context of U.S. higher education for its conservatism on multiple levels. Our analysis traces the beliefs of the institution's founder and subsequent leaders, in addition to particular…
Descriptors: Racial Discrimination, Racial Relations, Dating (Social), Regional Characteristics
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Peck, Kirk; Stick, Sheldon – Christian Higher Education, 2008
This study incorporated an instrumental embedded case study design to explore how 15 faculty members and an administrator at one Catholic institution of higher education describe their responsibility to promote the academic mission of Ignatian spirituality. Interviews included Jesuit, Catholic, and non-Catholic faculty, and the president of Holy…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Catholics, Religious Factors, College Faculty
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Railsback, Gary L. – Christian Higher Education, 2007
This article is a historical case study of George Fox University (GFU) in Newberg, Oregon. Using organizational lifecycle as a theoretical framework, George Fox University had a long and delayed childhood in that it remained a small and struggling institution for most of the 20th century, and then experienced rapid growth in the late 1980s. This…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, High School Graduates, Metropolitan Areas, Recruitment
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Patterson, James A. – Christian Higher Education, 2005
This essay, utilizing the "kaleidoscope" image of historian Timothy Smith, reflects on issues affecting evangelical identity and boundaries in the major professional association for Christian higher education, the Council for Christian Colleges & Universities (CCCU). Since the CCCU was birthed by a smaller organization, the Christian College…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Church Related Colleges, Beliefs, Professional Associations