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The Christian College: A History of Protestant Higher Education in America

The Christian College: A History of Protestant Higher Education in America 716 Journal of Higher Education cation, Princeton, N.J. : Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, 9. Turnbull, W. W . Student Change, Program Change: Why SA TScores Kept Fall­ ing. College Board Report No. 85-2. New York: College Entrance Examination Board, 1985. The Christian College: A History of Protestant Higher Education in America, by William C . Ringenberg. Gran d Rapids: Christian University Press, 1984. v + 257 pp. $11.25 (paper) R . KIRB Y GODSEY , Mercer Universit y The Christian College by Willia m C . Ringenber g offers a historical review of the formation, the frustrations, an d the contributions of religiously oriented institutions of higher educatio n in America . Th e autho r writes bot h as apolo­ gist and historian. Thi s work is no detached and reflective inquiry on the history of Protestant higher education. Rather, the author comes to the sub­ ject as one who is sympathetically engaged i n this sector of higher education and who wishes to underscore its contribution and to encourage its future development. That perspective and conviction run as a steady current throughout the book and, depending upon the viewpoint of the reader, will heighten http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png The Journal of Higher Education Taylor & Francis

The Christian College: A History of Protestant Higher Education in America

The Journal of Higher Education , Volume 59 (6): 2 – Nov 1, 1988

The Christian College: A History of Protestant Higher Education in America

The Journal of Higher Education , Volume 59 (6): 2 – Nov 1, 1988

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716 Journal of Higher Education cation, Princeton, N.J. : Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, 9. Turnbull, W. W . Student Change, Program Change: Why SA TScores Kept Fall­ ing. College Board Report No. 85-2. New York: College Entrance Examination Board, 1985. The Christian College: A History of Protestant Higher Education in America, by William C . Ringenberg. Gran d Rapids: Christian University Press, 1984. v + 257 pp. $11.25 (paper) R . KIRB Y GODSEY , Mercer Universit y The Christian College by Willia m C . Ringenber g offers a historical review of the formation, the frustrations, an d the contributions of religiously oriented institutions of higher educatio n in America . Th e autho r writes bot h as apolo­ gist and historian. Thi s work is no detached and reflective inquiry on the history of Protestant higher education. Rather, the author comes to the sub­ ject as one who is sympathetically engaged i n this sector of higher education and who wishes to underscore its contribution and to encourage its future development. That perspective and conviction run as a steady current throughout the book and, depending upon the viewpoint of the reader, will heighten

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Taylor & Francis
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Copyright 1988 Ohio State University Press
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1538-4640
eISSN
0022-1546
DOI
10.1080/00221546.1988.11780242
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Abstract

716 Journal of Higher Education cation, Princeton, N.J. : Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, 9. Turnbull, W. W . Student Change, Program Change: Why SA TScores Kept Fall­ ing. College Board Report No. 85-2. New York: College Entrance Examination Board, 1985. The Christian College: A History of Protestant Higher Education in America, by William C . Ringenberg. Gran d Rapids: Christian University Press, 1984. v + 257 pp. $11.25 (paper) R . KIRB Y GODSEY , Mercer Universit y The Christian College by Willia m C . Ringenber g offers a historical review of the formation, the frustrations, an d the contributions of religiously oriented institutions of higher educatio n in America . Th e autho r writes bot h as apolo­ gist and historian. Thi s work is no detached and reflective inquiry on the history of Protestant higher education. Rather, the author comes to the sub­ ject as one who is sympathetically engaged i n this sector of higher education and who wishes to underscore its contribution and to encourage its future development. That perspective and conviction run as a steady current throughout the book and, depending upon the viewpoint of the reader, will heighten

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Published: Nov 1, 1988

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