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Teaching as believing [electronic resource] : faith in the university / Chris Anderson.

By: Anderson, Chris, 1955-.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Studies in religion and higher education: 2.Publisher: Waco, Tex. : Baylor University Press, [c2004]Description: 1 online resource (xi, 234 p.).ISBN: 1423790324 (electronic bk.); 9781423790327 (electronic bk.); 1602580367; 9781602580367.Subject(s): Christian college teachers -- Religious life | Catholic teachers -- Religious life | Anderson, Chris, 1955- | Oregon State University | RELIGION -- Christian Life -- Professional GrowthGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Teaching as believing.DDC classification: 248.8/8 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Teaching Genesis as story -- Teaching the ecology of Mark -- The Odyssey as Eucharist -- The Confessions as a model for the academic life -- Moving beyond the university -- Living the difference.
Summary: The public university classroom is a place where socialization still occurs: it's where students learn to be citizens of the world. Having attended to political correctness and multi-culturalism, universities are now facing the issue of spirituality in their quest to educate the whole person. In this book, Chris Anderson takes up this task by carefully exploring how a professor of faith can help a public university accomplish its pluralistic mission. Anderson illustrates how the study of secular literature throws fresh light on the ways in which the Bible can be read. He also deftly shows how.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 225-230) and index.

Teaching Genesis as story -- Teaching the ecology of Mark -- The Odyssey as Eucharist -- The Confessions as a model for the academic life -- Moving beyond the university -- Living the difference.

The public university classroom is a place where socialization still occurs: it's where students learn to be citizens of the world. Having attended to political correctness and multi-culturalism, universities are now facing the issue of spirituality in their quest to educate the whole person. In this book, Chris Anderson takes up this task by carefully exploring how a professor of faith can help a public university accomplish its pluralistic mission. Anderson illustrates how the study of secular literature throws fresh light on the ways in which the Bible can be read. He also deftly shows how.

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