This book offers a fresh report and interpretation of what is happening at the intersection of two great contemporary movements: the rapid growth of higher education worldwide and the rise of world Christianity. It features on-site, evaluative studies by scholars from Africa, Asia, North America, and South America.Christian Higher Education: A Global Reconnaissance visits some of the hotspots of Christian university development, such as South Korea, Kenya, and Nigeria, and compares what is happening there to places in Canada, the United States, and Europe, where Christian higher education has a longer history. Very little research until now has examined the scope and direction of Christian higher education throughout the world, so this volume fills a real gap.By 2001 the overall rate was 65 percent, but female literacy was 54 percent. ... 196 are coaeducational, and seventyathree are exclusively for women.12 Clearly Indian Christian higher education has ... preparing people for leadership roles in the church and society, and above all taking the Good News to the unlettered a itanbsp;...
|Title||:||Christian Higher Education|
|Author||:||Joel A. Carpenter, Perry Lynn Glanzer, Nicholas S Lantinga|
|Publisher||:||Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing - 2014-08-22|