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What If Education Serves Primarily to Teach Us How to Pray?

What If Education Serves Primarily to Teach Us How to Pray?

It’s one of my favorite teaching weeks of the year at Bethel University: Renaissance week in GES130 Christianity and Western Culture, the multidisciplinary course that’s at the foundation of most Bethel students’ general education experience. It’s not so much that I enjoy the Renaissance itself (I think we once devoted a whole segment of our CWC podcast … Continue reading


  • 10/20/14 - Thanks to Dave Bruno and John Fea for responding to my post last week suggesting "Six C's of Writing Institutional History"! In a comment on that post, Dave elaborated on his suggestion that historians might practice a kind of institutional "confession," while John — busy writing his own institutional history, of the American Bible Society — generously took time to engage with that and the other 5 C's of my post.
  • 10/9/14 - Readers interested by my posts last week on the biennial meeting of the Conference on Faith and History (CFH) may want to follow CFH as it ventures into the world of social media. In addition to an updated website, CFH now has a Twitter handle (@faithandhistory) and Facebook page. And look for at least one more CFH-inspired post here next week, on the writing of institutional histories.
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