http://www.theglobeandmail.com/globe-debate/we-ignore-the-liberal-arts-at-our-peril/article26228215/ Alan Wildeman September 7, 2015
http://www.nationalpost.com/m/related/Todd+higher+education+rediscover+soul/6755035/story.html Douglas Todd Can Higher Education Rediscover its ‘Soul’?
Jens Zimmermann, Canada Research Chair for Interpretation, Religion, and Culture at Trinity Western University, received his Ph.D. in Comparative Literature from UBC and his Doctorate in Philosophy from the Johannes Gutenberg University in Mainz, Germany. His research interests in include continental philosophy (especially hermeneutics), theological anthropology, the theology of Dietrich Bonhoeffer, and Christian humanism. He is author of Humanism and Religion: A Call For the Renewal of Western Culture (OUP 2012), and more recently of Hermeneutics: A Very Short Introduction, also with Oxford University Press.
Dr. Emily Osborne is currently a SSHRC-postdoctoral fellow in the Department of English, University of British Columbia. She received her PhD and MPhil from Cambridge University, where she studied medieval English, Icelandic and Scandinavian languages and literature. Her current research is interdisciplinary and transcultural, spanning literature from the seventh to fifteenth centuries in four languages, and engaging with sociolinguistics and philosophy of mind. Her academic publications and research projects are concerned with the history of rhetoric, poetic theory and metaphor theory, intentionality, and speech acts.
Bruce Hindmarsh took his D.Phil. degree in theology at Oxford University in 1993. From 1995 to 1997 he was also a research fellow at Christ Church, Oxford. He has since published and spoken widely to international audiences on the history of early British evangelicalism. He is the author of two major books: John Newton and the English Evangelical Tradition (Oxford University Press, 1996) and The Evangelical Conversion Narrative (Oxford University Press, 2005). Bruce has been the recipient of numerous teaching awards, research grants and fellowships. He has been a Mayers Research Fellow at the Huntington Library and a holder of the Henry Luce III Theological Fellowship. A fellow of the Royal Historical Society, he is also a past-president of the American Society of Church History. He teaches the history of Christian spirituality at Regent College.
Ron Dart has taught in the department of political science, philosophy, religious studies at University of the Fraser Valley since 1990. He was on staff with Amnesty International in the 1980s. Ron has published more than 30 books/booklets, including books on Stephen Leacock, George Grant and the classical Canadian Red Tory tradition.
http://www.collegecrunch.org/professors/the-20-most-brilliant-christian-professors/ 20 Most Brilliant Christian Professors
Clark Kerr, The Uses of the University.
Howard Gardner, 5 Minds for the Future.
Charles Taylor, A Secular Age. (2007)
Isaac Asimov, The Roving Mind.
Michael Polanyi, Personal Knowledge:Towards a Post-Critical Philosophy.
David Brooks, The Road to Character.
Linda Zagzebski, Virtues of the Mind: an inquiry into the nature of virtue and the ethical foundation of knowledge. (Cambridge, 1996)
Josef Pieper, The Four Capital Virtues
George Marsden, The Soul of the American University: from Protestant establishment to established nonbelief.
George Marsden and Bradley J. Longfield, The Secularization of the Academy. (1992)
Harry Lewis, Excellence Without a Soul: Does Liberal Education have a Future?
Sir Ken Robinson, The Element: How Finding Your Passion Changes Everything.
Tom McLeish, Faith and Wisdom in Science. http://www.theguardian.com/science/2014/sep/19/faith-wisdom-science-tom-mcleish-review
Douglas V. Henry and Michael Beaty (eds.), Christianity and the Soul of the University: Faith as a Foundation for Intellectual Community.
Timothy W. Burns and Peter Augustine Lawler, The Future of Liberal Education.
Anthony Kronman, Education’s End: Why Our Colleges and Universities Have Given Up on the Meaning of Life.
John Somerville, The Decline of the Secular University.
John Cobb Jr., Spiritual Bankruptcy.
Brad Gregory, The Unexpected Reformation: how a religious revolution secularized society.
John Henry Newman, The Idea of a University.
Susan Cain, Quiet: the power of introverts in a world that can’t stop talking.
Douglas Thomas and John Seely Brown, A New Culture of Learning: Cultivating the Imagination for a World of Constant Change.
Anya Kamenetz, DIY U: The Transformation of Higher Education.
Elizabeth Losh, The War on Learning: Gaining Ground in the Digital University.
David Lyle Jeffrey and Dominic Manganiello, Rethinking The Future of the University.
Jeffrey Selling, College (Un)Bound: the future of higher education.
Alexander W. Austin and Helen Austin, Beyond 2020: Envisioning the Future of the University in America.
R. L. Geigler and C. L. Colbeck, Future of the American Public Research University.
Josef A. Mestenhauser, Reflections on the Past, Present and Future of Internationalizing of Higher Education: Discovering Opportunities to Meet the Challenges.
Mortimer J. Adler and Charles van Doren, How to Read a Book: the classic guide to intelligent reading.
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