The Humanities and Public Life edited by Peter Brooks with Hilary Jewett (Bronx: Fordham University Press, 2014). My rating: 3 of 5 stars. There is no question but that the humanities are under fire. Budgets are being cut, sometimes whole departments. How then to justify the humanities within the university, without accepting “instrumentalization”, a term thrown around much […]
The Purpose of Education
Are we going to treat the campus as a whole as our mission field? What if Christ really, truly engaged the whole university? This is a great, bold and magnificent vision. May we be worthy of it. — Terence C. Halliday To continue the train of thought inspired by NY Times: Colleges and Evangelicals Collide […]
The Marks of a Christian Teacher: A Vocational Description (Part Two) Mark Eckel, ThM PhD, Professor of Leadership, Education & Discipleship Capital Seminary & Graduate School, Washington, D.C. The true function of the teacher is to create the most favorable conditions for self-learning. True teaching is not that which gives knowledge, but that which stimulates […]
May you be inspired as Santa Ono, Ph.D., the President of the U. of Cincinnati, gives testimony to how his life has been and continues to be shaped by his relationship with God and the people of God (including members of InterVarsity Christian Fellowship) in relationship to the wider culture — even in the “small city” of the university and the intricacies of family dynamics.
Please join us today for the “The End of the University?’ Symposium with Santa Ono, President of the U. of Cincinnati. Time: 9:30am – 12 pm EST. Below are the links to use (and share with friends/colleagues): Go to: Event Page https://plus.google.com/events/cu4nmt7n49l6un35u0buscppeco Click on: You Tube link http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kpAenlTHC4E PS. Don’t forget to cast your vote in […]