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This volume offers a fresh report and interpretation of the intersection of two great contemporary movements: the rapid growth of higher education worldwide and the rise of global Christianity. It features empirical and evaluative studies by scholars from Africa, Asia, North America, and South America.
Christian Higher Education: A Global Reconnaissance visits some of the hot spots of Christian university development—including South Korea, Kenya, and Nigeria—and compares development there to development in Canada, the United States, and Europe—where Christian higher education has a long history. This volume fills a gap in research on the scope and direction of Christian higher education worldwide.
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- Surveys the phenomenon of growing Christian higher education worldwide
- Offers studies from scholars across four continents
- Explores the rapid growth of worldwide higher education and worldwide Christianity
- Title: Christian Higher Education: A Global Reconnaissance
- Editors: Joel Carpenter, Perry L. Glanzer, and Nicholas S. Lantinga
- Publisher: Eerdmans
- Publication Date: 2014
- Pages: 360
About the Editors
Joel Carpenter is professor of history and director of the Nagel Institute for the Study of World Christianity at Calvin College.
Perry L. Glanzer is professor of educational foundations at Baylor University and a resident scholar with Baylor Institute for Studies of Religion.
Nicholas S. Lantinga is a professor at Handong Global University in South Korea and former director of the International Association for the Promotion of Christian Higher Education.