February 1999 Edition
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Contents, February 1999:
- The Outrageous Idea of Christian Scholarship
- Dr. George Marsden, a professor of history at the University of Notre Dame, offers insight into why Western scholars are reluctant to see connections between faith and scholarship. He explains how making such connections could vastly change the landscape of academia and increase the faith of Christian scholars.
- A Christian Critique of the University
- In this reprint of the first three chapters of his book, A Christian Critique of the University, Dr. Charles Malik expounds on the nature of the university and the implications of faith and scholarship on that institution. Dr. Malik, now deceased, among his other accomplishments, a president of the UN General Assembly and an outspoken believer in Jesus Christ.
- The Two Communities of the Christian Scholar
- Christian scholars are caught between two worlds: the intellectual community and the church community. Often, according to Dr. Greg Ganssle, these professor have difficulty in integrating the two and in knowing how or why it must be done. Ganssle offers some explanations.
- Mustard Seeds
- Dr. Michael Atchison was unaware that a simple testimony in his class at the beginning of the semester would end up having an influence over more than 40,000 people. He explains how this took place.
- Faith and Scholarship
- Rich McGee, director of research and publications for Christian Leadership Ministries, illustrates why faith can and should be the cornerstone of the university and not the doormat, as it has often become.
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