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Can Hope Endure?: A Historical Case Study in Christian Higher Education

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Overview

The spade of books written recently on Christian higher education highlights a common theme: how many colleges founded by church bodies have gradually lost their religious moorings, often culminating in what historian George Marsden calls bestablished nonbelief.b "Can Hope Endure? examines the history of Hope College in Holland, Michigan, as it struggles to find a faithful middle way between secularization and withdrawal from mainstream academic and American culture.

Details

  • SKU: 9780802828583
  • SKU10: 0802828582
  • Title: Can Hope Endure?: A Historical Case Study in Christian Higher Education
  • Series: Historical Series of the Reformed Church in America
  • Publisher: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company
  • Date Published: Jan 2005
  • Pages: 249
  • Weight lbs: 0.82
  • Dimensions: 8.18" L x 5.54" W x 0.73" H
  • Features: Table of Contents, Index, Bibliography
  • Themes: Theometrics | Academic; Cultural Region | Great Lakes; Cultural Region | Midwest; Geographic Orientation | Michigan;
  • Category: CHRISTIAN EDUCATION
  • Subject: Christian Education - General

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