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The American University in a Postsecular Age: Religion and the Academy

Douglas Jacobsen and Rhonda Hustedt Jacobsen


Academics across America are rethinking the place of religion on college and university campuses, and religion has become a hot topic of conversation. Some conversations focus on religious literacy, while others contrast religion with spirituality; some understand religion in light of specific traditions or communities of faith, while others focus attention on concerns such as personal meaning and civic engagement. The American University in a Postsecular Age brings together these divergent conversations. Three of the fourteen essays in the volume are written by the editors, including an intro ... More

Keywords: conversation, faculty, higher education, learning, postsecular, religion, spirituality

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2008 Print ISBN-13: 9780195323443
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: May 2008 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195323443.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Douglas Jacobsen, editor
Distinguished Professor of church History and Theology
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Rhonda Hustedt Jacobsen, editor
Director of Faculty Development and Professor of Psychology
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