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Learning for the Love of God A Student's Guide to Academic Faithfulness

BAKER PUBLISHING GROUP

9781587433504

Learning for the Love of God

A Student's Guide to Academic Faithfulness

About

Most Christian college students separate their academic life from church attendance, Bible study, and prayer. Too often discipleship of the mind is overlooked if not ignored altogether. In this lively and enlightening book, two authors who are experienced in college youth ministry show students how to be faithful in their studies, approaching education as their vocation.
This revised edition of the well-received The Outrageous Idea of Academic Faithfulness includes updates throughout, two new substantive appendixes, personal stories from students, a new preface, and a fresh interior design. Chapters conclude with thought-provoking discussion questions.

Contents

Preface to New Edition
Introduction
1. Wide-Eyed
Beer and Circus
Grades and Accolades
All for One
2. Babylon U?
Daniel and Friends
Faithful under Fire
Panning for Gold
3. Believing Is Seeing
A Whirlwind Intro to Worldviews
Like Gestalt
C-F-R-C
The Re-sighting of Saul/Paul
4. A Story-Framed Life
Life in the Shire
Stories in Conflict
Hearing and Telling the Story
5. Fish-Eyed Learning
The Disembodied Mind
Thinking Scripturally
Creation
Fall
Redemption
Consummation
6. Four-i-ed Learning
Integration
Idolatry
Investment
Imagination
Herbie's Bible
7. Embodying the Outrageous Idea
Connect Up, Connect Out
Dig Deep, Dig Slow
8. Chutes and Ladders
Read Twice, Write Thrice
Dream Big, Act Small
Work Hard, Play Hard
Conclusion
Appendix I: Deeper
Appendix II: Liturgies for Learning
Appendix III: Student Responses
References

  • Format
    Paperback
    ISBN
    9781587433504
    Dimensions
    5.5 x 8.5
    Pub. Date
    Feb 2014
    SRP
    $14.99
    Number of pages
    144



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