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Sokol, Bryan W.; Sweetman, Leah; Wassel, Bobby; Franco, Christopher; Huffman, Tim – Christian Higher Education, 2020
Justice education in the Catholic, Jesuit tradition is filled with tensions, many of which surface in different community service contexts. Saint Louis University offers an institutional illustration of these tensions, both in the conceptual origins of justice education and in the practical ways that students make meaning from service experiences.…
Descriptors: Justice, Catholics, Service Learning, Universities
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Dirksen, Carolyn – Christian Higher Education, 2020
Community engagement through service-learning has been a mainstay of higher education for the past 20 years and has increasingly proven successful in grounding academic knowledge in community experience. This article explores how service-learning programs designed to shape students' sense of responsibility for the common good can also foster their…
Descriptors: Service Learning, Program Descriptions, Spiritual Development, Christianity
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Tillman, David R.; Foreman, Brian K. – Christian Higher Education, 2020
University efforts to galvanize work that is often siloed and disconnected across departments is supported by collaborative and creative initiatives. Campbell University's mission to support community engagement at multiple levels of university life, while also emphasizing faith and vocation, is an example of how one university is modeling this…
Descriptors: Interdisciplinary Approach, Outreach Programs, Transformative Learning, Service Learning
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Mann, Jessica – Christian Higher Education, 2020
Christian institutions are founded on a diverse set of historical and theological backgrounds and strive to integrate faith, learning, and living in a way that not only educates and develops students, but also responds to the Christian call of service. Community engagement, therefore, becomes a way for Christian institutions to achieve said…
Descriptors: Christianity, Church Related Colleges, Institutional Mission, Service Learning
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Tirres, Christopher D.; Schikore, Melanie C. – Christian Higher Education, 2020
This article explores the merits and challenges of a community partnership that was forged between a Religious Studies professor at DePaul University and the nonprofit Interfaith Community for Detained Immigrants (ICDI). Through this partnerhip, students in a Religious Studies class participated in a set of ICDI-related, half-day immersion…
Descriptors: Religious Factors, Partnerships in Education, College Faculty, Immigrants
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LaDuca, Brian; Carroll, Charlie; Ausdenmoore, Adrienne; Keen, Justin – Christian Higher Education, 2020
This article provides an example of how the traditions and values that have long underpinned the work of Christian higher education are of particular relevance to how Christian universities might partner with communities to address critical 21st-century challenges in groundbreaking new ways. The University of Dayton's Catholic and Marianist…
Descriptors: Place Based Education, Catholics, Church Related Colleges, Institutional Mission
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Hammond, Michael D. – Christian Higher Education, 2019
The Council for Christian Colleges & Universities (CCCU) is the most successful higher education organization to emerge from the modern American evangelical movement. Especially within the context of the United States, higher education has been a key element of neo-evangelicalism since the 1940s. Rather than choosing "between"…
Descriptors: Church Related Colleges, Higher Education, Christianity, Religious Factors
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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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Backfish, Elizabeth H. P. – Christian Higher Education, 2019
Christian educators recognize the value of biblical wisdom. Indeed, one of the foremost objectives of a Christian liberal arts education is that all members of the learning community would pursue and attain wisdom. Although wisdom is important as an end goal of Christian liberal arts education, this article proposes that wisdom can also serve as…
Descriptors: Biblical Literature, Religious Factors, Christianity, Liberal Arts
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Luna De La Rosa, Mari; Jun, Alexander – Christian Higher Education, 2019
In this essay, we contend that there is much unfinished business ahead for Christian higher education. Our argument is grounded in the cumulative impact of long-standing frameworks and an expanding knowledge base on diversity and social justice in higher education. In 2013, we edited a special volume of this journal calling for focused work on…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Christianity, Higher Education, Religious Factors
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Lang, Justin A.; Yandell, Lonnie – Christian Higher Education, 2019
This theoretical essay explores the ways predominantly White institutions (PWIs) "speak" about race and diversity as providing frameworks through which the campus racial environment is perceived and enacted. The major premise is that diversity language functions to conceal operations of systemic racism on campuses, producing inaction…
Descriptors: Church Related Colleges, Christianity, Religious Factors, Cultural Pluralism
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Armstrong Conn, Cameron; Kim, Young K. – Christian Higher Education, 2019
Utilizing data from the 2009 College Senior Survey, this study measured and compared social agency and civic awareness among undergraduate students enrolled at four types of institutions: Baptist, CCCU, Catholic, and nonsectarian. Comparisons were made through paired-sample t-tests and ANOVA analyses. A series of separate multiple regressions were…
Descriptors: Christianity, Church Related Colleges, College Seniors, Student Surveys
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Carter, Jennifer L. – Christian Higher Education, 2019
Of the 900 religiously affiliated colleges and universities in the United States, a sizable portion (approximately 118) are members of the Council for Christian Colleges & Universities (CCCU). As members of the CCCU, these institutions have a shared commitment to the academic and spiritual development of their students. However, relatively few…
Descriptors: Church Related Colleges, Christianity, Longitudinal Studies, Spiritual Development
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Braun, Guilherme Junior; Potgieter, Ferdinand Jacobus – Christian Higher Education, 2019
In this article, we attempt to justify and present the basic presuppositions of a (Christian) confessional and narrative vision for philosophy of education in a postmodern context. We argue that although the nihilistic strand of postmodernity challenges the viability of religious discourse, postmodernity also re-opens the world toward its…
Descriptors: Christianity, Educational Philosophy, Postmodernism, Religious Factors
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Lewing, James Morgan – Christian Higher Education, 2019
Service-learning is an educational strategy that aligns with the mission of Christian higher education, yet requires the support of multiple constituencies in order to become institutionalized and fully sustained. Faculty members are central to the implementation of service-learning, and they are influential in the institutionalization process.…
Descriptors: Christianity, College Faculty, Service Learning, Institutional Mission
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