The University Gets Religion: Religious Studies in American Higher Education (Paperback)D. G. Hart (author)
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Publisher: Johns Hopkins University Press
Number of pages: 336
Weight: 499 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 18 mm
Hart contributes a first-rate piece of intellectual and institutional history to this discussion... For those who wish to think seriously about the relationship between religion and religious studies and to understand how we have arrived at our current situation, this book is indispensable. -- David D. Hall * Teaching Theology and Religion *
Hart should be commended for pulling together the history of this issue and for the careful reflection he offers about the current status of the discipline. -- Kathy J. Pulley * Journal of American History *
The book he has given us offers richness of information, astute analysis, and provocative interpretation. -- Philip Gleason * First Things *
This book is provocative, to say the least. It constitutes another voice in the discussion over the place of religion in secondary and higher education. -- Barry Hankins * Journal of Church and State *
This eloquently written study makes a significant contribution to the history of American higher education. -- P.C. Kemeny * Journal of Presbyterian History *
Hart jumps right into the recent fray over the secularization of the academy, paying special attention to developments in religious studies. -- Douglas A. Sweeney * Books and Culture *
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