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A Glimpse of the Kingdom in Academia

Academic Formation as Radical Discipleship

New Monastic Library: Resources for Radical Discipleship

by Irene Alexander

Foreword by Charles R. Ringma

Imprint: Cascade Books

202 Pages, 6.00 x 9.00 x 0.40 in

  • Paperback
  • 9781610972451
  • Published: February 2013

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  • 9781621895398
  • Published: February 2013

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  • 9781498213615
  • Published: February 2013

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University is a major way that our society prepares professionals and leaders in education, health, government, business, arts, church--all components of our communal lives. Although the beginnings of the first universities were Christian, academia has become more and more adrift from these foundations. We have lost not only the union, the interwovenness of theological and academic understandings, but also the relational and communal process of learning which teaches students to be other-centered in their practice. A Glimpse of the Kingdom in Academia tells the story of the social sciences department of a small Christian university that took seriously the mandate to prepare their students to be salt and light in a secular society. Here are stories of the transformation in students' lives, as well as description of classroom practices, and the epistemological theory behind those practices. The book explores academic knowing, Christian worldview, relational epistemology, inner knowing, and wisdom--all ways of knowing that a Christian university should teach. The process of transformation, the context of community, and the bigger picture of life's journey and changing images of God are identified as important aspects of kingdom life in academia. The institutional setting is also critiqued with the recognition that power practices need to align with the kingdom of the Christ who emptied himself.
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