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The Cultural Context for Re-Envisioning Christian Humanism

Jens Zimmermann

in Re-Envisioning Christian Humanism: Education and the Restoration of Humanity

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780198778783
eISBN:
9780191823961
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198778783.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter complements the editor’s introduction by providing the cultural context for recovering Christian humanism and delineating the theological roots of this term in patristic Christology. It ... More


Building an Evolutionary Studies Program at a Small Liberal Arts College

Susan M. Hughes

in Darwin's Roadmap to the Curriculum: Evolutionary Studies in Higher Education

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190624965
eISBN:
9780190051679
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190624965.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology

Since the very nature of an Evolutionary Studies program is interdisciplinary, it stands to reason that building such a program at any institution would entail the involvement of several disciplines ... More


“Change the Man and the Environments Will Be Changed by Man”: The Creation of the National Religious Training Institution and Chautauqua for the Negro Race

Reginald K. Ellis

in Between Washington and Du Bois: The Racial Politics of James Edward Shepard

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780813056609
eISBN:
9780813053516
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056609.003.0003
Subject:
History, African History

This chapter examines the creation of the National Religious Training Institute and Chautauqua (NRTIC), while also revealing a shift in Shepard’s approach to racial issues in North Carolina at the ... More


Scripture in the Studium and the Rise of the Humanities

David Lyle Jeffrey

in Re-Envisioning Christian Humanism: Education and the Restoration of Humanity

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
December 2016
ISBN:
9780198778783
eISBN:
9780191823961
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198778783.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Theology, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter outlines the medieval understanding of liberal arts education as scholastics developed it on the basis of patristic humanism. A hallmark of this programme was the confidence that general ... More


An Appreciation of Cross-cultural Differences through International Service-learning at International Christian University, Japan

Yutaka Sato, Florence McCarthy, Mutsuko Murakami, Takashi Nishio, and Kano Yamamoto

in Service-Learning in Asia: Curricular Models and Practices

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9789888028467
eISBN:
9789882207387
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888028467.003.0003
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

This chapter is a description of the leadership role played by the International Christian University (ICU) in developing service-learning programs in Asia. It furnishes a brief history of ... More


Conclusion: The Possibility of a New and Traditional American Political Order

Justin B. Litke

in Twilight of the Republic: Empire and Exceptionalism in the American Political Tradition

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780813142203
eISBN:
9780813142234
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813142203.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

In brief concluding remarks, Litke argues that the imperial self-conception evidenced in the Progressive Era is twinned domestically with a tendency for centralization. These two accomplish, ... More


An Interview with Paul Levy

Roger Berkowitz

in The Intellectual Origins of the Global Financial Crisis

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823249602
eISBN:
9780823250752
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823249602.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

Paul Levy, Founder and Managing Partner of JLL Partners asks “How do bubbles happen?” They do not generally happen because of malevolent or corrupt behavior. We live in a society where people ... More


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