TITLE

Alone in the Academy

AUTHOR(S)
Miller, Eric
PUB. DATE
February 2004
SOURCE
First Things: A Monthly Journal of Religion & Public Life;Feb2004, Issue 140, p30
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Recounts an author's experience during his second year of a Ph.D. program in U.S. history at the University of Delaware in Newark, Delaware. Impact of the book given to him by his professor Guy Falchion written by Christopher Shannon on his views on American culture and religion; Reflection of Shannon's pessimism about the possibility of truly improving the common life on the author's own experience in the university; Author's assertion about Christian colleges with mission statements being driven at least partly by countercultural communal visions.
ACCESSION #
12075800

 

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