higher education

Q & A with Dr. Scott Ashmon, Part 3

The conclusion of our three-part Q & A with Dr. Scott Ashmon, editor of The Idea and Practice of a Christian University, follows below. You can read part 1 here and part 2 here.

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Q & A with Dr. Scott Ashmon, Part 2

Last week we posted part 1 of our Q & A with Dr. Scott Ashmon, editor of The Idea and Practice of a Christian University. Read part 2 below! Part 3 can be read here.

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What People Are Saying About “The Idea and Practice of a Christian University”

This is an extremely illuminating book that will be of great help to our uni­versities and to the LCMS as a whole. At a time when synodical universities are struggling with “Lutheran Identity,” this book serves as a template for faculty, administrators, boards, and students for how that can be achieved and for how that(…)

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What Does It Mean to Be a Lutheran University?

The recently released book The Idea and Practice of a Christian University: A Lutheran Approach offers a biblical, Lutheran view of higher education that’s rooted in the interaction of faith and learning. In the following excerpt from Dr. Steven Mueller’s chapter, “Distinctives of Lutheran Theology for Higher Education,” he talks about about Lutheranism as “a living(…)

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New Release: The Idea and Practice of a Christian University

What’s the relationship between faith and learning? Should higher education be aimed at career readiness, or at nurturing students’ minds and spirits to embrace a multi-vocational understanding of their lives? New from Concordia Publishing House, The Idea and Practice of a Christian University argues for a return to unashamedly Lutheran higher education for the greater(…)

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