Publications (Page 2)

Here is a short list of books and papers which will be of interest to Christian academics. 

C-A-N- does not have any librarians to compile the list – so if you have any suggestions / recommendations to add to the list please let us know by sending details to secretary@c-a-n.org.uk

Christianity and the University Experience

A recent book has been published by Bloomsbury, Christianity and the University Experience, where also a recent review of the book was published in the Times Higher Education. The book contains evidence of both the impact of University on Christian students as well as the impact of faith on their University experience. Clearly faith cannot…

Christians In Higher Education Today

In his second C-A-N 2002 conference talk Peter Lewis considered the role of the Christian Academic in a post-modern educational environment. Christians In Higher Education Today(Peter Lewis) One of the most profound and agitated questions of our time is ‘Is there a purpose to life, to my life or to anyone’s life? Is life going…

Comments on: A Jewel in the Crown of North America: Christian Higher Education (Bartholomew, Winter 2019)

Comments on: A Jewel in the Crown of North America: Christian Higher Education (Bartholomew, Winter 2019) Craig Bartholomew’s piece is full of good points but is missing crucial principles and practicalities. Appropriately to the new leader of KLICE, much of the article is really about public ethics generallyin this country, not specifically universities.    There…

Confidence

In the Old Testamanet God spoke through a donkey. Could He also possibly speak today through a course review? Maurice shares a hard learnt experience to encourage us all A disasterThe quinquenial review was expected to be a relative formality – but God wanted to encourage me through it. We had been successfully running the M.A.…

Creating Satisfied Employees in Christian Higher Education: Research on Leadership Competencies

This study investigated the leadership behaviours of presidents of Christian colleges and universities in North America. Data were collected from the chief financial administrator, the chief student affairs administrator, and the chief academic administrator on the independent variables of transformational, transactional, and laissez-faire leadership styles for the university president and the dependent variable of followers’…

Developing Graduate Curricula Faithful to Professional Training and a Christian Worldview

Trends in Christian higher education indicate a growing interest in professional training programs that take Christian faith commitments and values seriously. This article explores one professional graduate program with secondary accreditation that attempts to be faithful to a Christian worldview while at the same time honouring the developments within its particular discipline. In a desire…

Faith and Work

As a Christian Dr Green reflects on the inter relation between work and faith which guided his involvement in the field of international education. Writing “to all God’s people scattered over the whole world” James[1] has little time for a faith that is merely an egotistic expression of self-reflection and perhaps, even, ambition.   In his…

FE: Exploring Christianity

A would-be philosopher, a lecturer, a student and a mum were just some of the people who came on a trip Exploring the Christian World View. All confessed they learned a lot, and wanted to know what would be next! But this was not some spectacular high cost event. This was a bona-fide course run…