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Scholarship and Christian Faith: Enlarging the Conversation

Douglas Jacobsen and Rhonda Hustedt Jacobsen


The book examines the various ways Christian scholars incorporate faith into their academic endeavors. Literature in this area has frequently assumed a Reformed and evangelical style that links Christianity and academic study under the rubric of “the integration of faith and learning.” In contrast, Scholarship and Christian Faith argues that there are many different ways that faith and scholarship can interact with each other. Catholic, Lutheran, Episcopal, Wesleyan, Anabaptist, and Pentecostal alternatives are discussed. “Living the questions” of learning and faith is suggested as an approach ... More

Keywords: academy, Anabaptist, Catholic, Christian scholarship, Christianity, church, church-related higher education, Ernest Boyer, hope, hospitality, imbrication, integration of faith and learning, Lutheran, science and religion, scholarship, Wesleyan

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2004 Print ISBN-13: 9780195170382
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: July 2005 DOI:10.1093/0195170385.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Douglas Jacobsen, author
Messiah College
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Rhonda Hustedt Jacobsen, author
Messiah College
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