Christian Higher Education: Faith, Teaching, and Learning in the Evangelical Tradition


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Our world is becoming more complex and perplexing, creating a unique and urgent context that necessitates a grounded and innovative approach to Christian higher education.

Christian higher education entails a unique way of thinking about teaching, learning, scholarship, curriculum, student life, administration, and governance that is based on the historic Christian faith.

In this volume, twenty-nine experts from various fields, including theology, humanities, science, mathematics, social science, philosophy, the arts, and professional programs, examine how Christianity's foundational beliefs influence higher education and its disciplines. This book calls students, professors, trustees, administrators, and church leaders to a renewed commitment to the distinctive work of Christian higher education—for the good of society, the good of the church, and the glory of God.

About the Author

David S. Dockery

David S. Dockery (PhD, University of Texas) is Distinguished Professor of Theology at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. He is also the chancellor of Trinity International University in Deerfield, Illinois, following five years as president. He is a much-sought-after speaker and lecturer, a consulting editor for Christianity Today, and the author or editor of more than thirty books. Dockery and his wife, Lanese, have three sons and seven grandchildren.

Christopher W. Morgan

Christopher W. Morgan (PhD, Mid-America Baptist Theological Seminary) is a professor of theology and the dean of the School of Christian Ministries at California Baptist University. He is the author or editor of over twenty books, including several volumes in the Theology in Community series.