College: What it Was, Is, and Should Be by Andrew Delbanco My rating: 4 of 5 stars Andrew Delbanco opens this book describing a faculty meeting early in his tenure at Columbia where the end of “needs blind” admissions was being debated. He described this debate as the beginning of a journey of thinking about not only his […]
Ard Louis The calling of Christian postgrad students and academics (1/29/2012) from oxfordchristianmind (52 min, 52 sec). Description: What does our calling to be disciples of Christ mean for our academic vocation (whether temporary as students or longer term as a career)? What are some of the promises and pitfalls of the scholarly life? How can academics […]
Have you found yourself on an Advent-ure as we’ve considered Finding Calcutta? Do you find yourself longing for and waiting upon the coming of the Lord in your life, your neighborhood, your discipline, your campus, your nation, the creation?
With our limited time, energy, finances, blog attention spans, why focus on Mary Poplin’s “Finding Calcutta: What Mother Teresa Taught Me About Meaningful Work and Service” (IVP. 2008)?
In follow-up to The Unlikely Conversion of a Radical Scholar, below is a word from Mary Poplin, Professor of Education, Claremont Graduate University, regarding the value of the Emerging Scholars Network: The Emerging Scholars Network is an essential and growing movement to help support Christian academicians in articulating their field as it is informed by […]