And, if your campus has a public Christian intellectual presence, what does it look like?
Can New Symbols Change Academic Culture?
Two weeks ago, I was at InterVarsity’s Cedar Campus for our 2009 Midwest Faculty Conference. John Sommerville, professor emeritus of history at U. Florida and author of The Decline of the Secular University, was the featured speaker. He spoke about the influence of secularism on the ideas and structures of the university (as he has previously […]
Week in Review – Summer Reflections on Education, the Outdoors, and the Mind
This week’s Week in Review includes possible ways to address the shortfall of America’s schools, to keep pace with textbook technology, to enjoy the outdoors through reading, and more! If you’d like to contribute to next week’s Review, add your link(s) in the comments, or send them to Tom or Mike directly. From Tom Five […]
Book Review: The Decline of the Secular University
C. John Sommerville is Professor Emeritus of History at the University of Florida. In 2006, Oxford University Press published a little book of his called The Decline of the Secular University, a selection from which was featured in the Chronicle of Higher Education. He will also be the featured speaker at this summer’s Midwest Faculty […]