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The Outrageous Idea of Christian Teaching

Perry Glanzer and Nathan Alleman


There are thousands of Christian professors, many of whom claim “Christian” as their primary identity and teaching as their primary responsibility. Much of the current literature about the integration of faith and learning focuses on the differences between Christian scholarship and Christian teaching. As a result, few books explore how Christian identity, or a particular Christian identity (e.g., Baptist, Anglican), shapes teaching. In addition, few works examine what identity-influenced teaching outside of one’s professional identity looks like in the contemporary university. One distinguish ... More

Keywords: professional identity, identity-informed teaching, integration of faith and learning, Christian teaching, Christian identity, empirical research, mixed-methods survey

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2019 Print ISBN-13: 9780190056483
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: August 2019 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780190056483.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Perry Glanzer, author
Professor of Educational Foundations, Resident Scholar, Baylor Institute for Studies of Religion

Nathan Alleman, author
Associate Professor of Higher Education Studies, Baylor University