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Saturday, June 18 • 10:30am - 11:20am
Varieties of Faith and Learning Integration

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How do Christian colleges and universities encourage and equip their faculty to integrate the Christian faith into their teaching and scholarship? In recent years, dozens of books have been written on “the integration of faith and learning,” and related centers and institutes have sprung up in many different institutions. This presentation will provide an overview of different approaches to faith and learning in Protestant and Catholic higher education. We describe the type of resources and commitment that is involved in creating and sustaining a faith and learning program. We will also look at ways that librarians can support these programs. The presentation will also include some practical ways that librarians can help faculty and undergraduate students to identify the books, ebooks, and websites that will help them to explore the implications of the Christian faith for their courses, their majors, and their vocations.

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Greg Morrison

Associate Prof of Library Science, Wheaton College
I have spent the last five years researching the history of the concept of faith-learning integration in evangelical higher education. I've also been exploring the broader history of Christian perspectives toward secular learning. From the birth of the church there have been those who take the stance most famously expressed by Tertullian that there's no concord between the academy and the church. Origen and Clement of Alexandria represent the... Read More →
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John Thompson

Systems Librarian & Theological Cataloger, Eberly Library, Waynesburg University
I manage our Millennium library software. I also select and catalog theological books for our undergraduate library catalog, and I maintain a collection of Faith and Learning books that relate the Christian faith to various majors.

Saturday June 18, 2016 10:30am - 11:20am
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