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Why College Matters to God: A Student's Introduction to The Christian College Experience Paperback

ISBN-13: 978-0891125358 ISBN-10: 0891125353

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  • Paperback: 128 pages
  • Publisher: Abilene Christian University Press (July 1, 2009)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0891125353
  • ISBN-13: 978-0891125358
  • Product Dimensions: 8.4 x 5.4 x 0.4 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 6.4 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #481,645 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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"Perhaps the best available introduction for students to the aims and purposes of a Christian college education . . . I see this book as a potential replacement for Arthur F. Holmes's venerable The Idea of a Christian College, which was popular for a long time in two editions (1975 and 1987). The Creation-Fall-Redemption core gives Why College Matters an excellent conceptual anchor that is likely to make the book's ideas memorable to students." ---- Michael Hamilton, Chair, Department of History, Seattle Pacific University

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Rick Ostrander (Ph.D., Notre Dame) is Provost at Cornerstone University, Grand Rapids, Michigan. He served as Academic Dean at John Brown University, where he oversaw the First-Year Seminar and the University Core Curriculum. He has authored several publications on higher education, including most recent 'Spirituality and the Discipline of History' in Searching for Spirituality in Higher Education (Peter Lang, 2007). Dr. Ostrander has also served as a Fulbright Senior Scholar in American History at the University of Wurzburg, Germany.

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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Idaho Fischer on March 7, 2011
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For a number of years I had taught Arthur Holmes in an introductory course for the transition of students from high school to a Christian liberal arts college. While I value Holmes's content, the presentation assumed more of my freshmen than they were actually bringing to the course. Few even knew what a liberal arts college is. Ostrander's text fills the gap perfectly. Grounded in a robust sense of thinking Christianly about the world, the text makes a strong argument for why and how Christian colleges should approach the integration of faith and learning.
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By Artmom on July 12, 2013
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This definitely solidified our resolve to guide our son in his upcoming college search. The premis is that where a student goes to college shapes his worldview and therefore is important to God.
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By Dyana L. Lowitz on March 24, 2013
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I'm not for sure about this book. I got it for my daughter for her college classes She got wonderful grades in all of her classes and hasn't said anything to me about any problems with the book.
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I needed this book for one of my college courses & ordered it. It arrived 2 days after I ordered and was in mint condition. As for the book itself, the author is very colloquial and it's an easy & conversational read.
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By Brad A. on September 12, 2011
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This book tells you everything you need to know about Christian education. The author's description of worldviews helps the reader to get the right mindset. One of my favorite things about the book that the author points out is that it is not general education with a Christian spin, rather it is Christian principles and faith with general education.
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