A Glimpse of the Kingdom in Academia: Academic Formation as Radical Discipleship

A Glimpse of the Kingdom in Academia: Academic Formation

A Glimpse of the Kingdom in Academia: Academic Formation as Radical Discipleship [BOOKS] ✯ A Glimpse of the Kingdom in Academia: Academic Formation as Radical Discipleship Author Irene Alexander – Polishdarling.co.uk 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 t University is a major way that our of the MOBI î 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 and 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 A Glimpse PDF \ practiceA 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 Glimpse of the PDF/EPUB ë 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.


10 thoughts on “A Glimpse of the Kingdom in Academia: Academic Formation as Radical Discipleship

  1. Dave McNeely Dave McNeely says:

    If you re unfamiliar with recent trends in blending piety and higher education, Alexander s contribution is a worthwhile read, particularly as one concrete example of how such an effort looks If you re familiar with other works, most notably the contributions of James K A Smith, this book is a little disappointing The obvious contribution of Alexander s work is providing a concrete example of some oft untested ideas applied to an institution of higher education and the classroom At times, h If you re unfamiliar with recent trends in blending piety and higher education, Alexander s contribution is a worthwhile read, particularly as one concrete example of how such an effort looks If you re familiar with other works, most notably the contributions of James K A Smith, this book is a little disappointing The obvious contribution of Alexander s work is providing a concrete example of some oft untested ideas applied to an institution of higher education and the classroom At times, however, Alexander s experiments are not as paradigm shattering as you might expect


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10 thoughts on “A Glimpse of the Kingdom in Academia: Academic Formation as Radical Discipleship

  1. Dave McNeely Dave McNeely says:

    If you re unfamiliar with recent trends in blending piety and higher education, Alexander s contribution is a worthwhile read, particularly as one concrete example of how such an effort looks If you re familiar with other works, most notably the contributions of James K A Smith, this book is a little disappointing The obvious contribution of Alexander s work is providing a concrete example of some oft untested ideas applied to an institution of higher education and the classroom At times, h If you re unfamiliar with recent trends in blending piety and higher education, Alexander s contribution is a worthwhile read, particularly as one concrete example of how such an effort looks If you re familiar with other works, most notably the contributions of James K A Smith, this book is a little disappointing The obvious contribution of Alexander s work is providing a concrete example of some oft untested ideas applied to an institution of higher education and the classroom At times, however, Alexander s experiments are not as paradigm shattering as you might expect


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