When Christian Universities Lose Faith

Just what is a Christian university? The question is as complex as it is pressing, in no small part because of the increased sec-ularization of higher education. As historians James Turner and Jon Roberts argue in The Sacred and the Secular University (Princeton University Press, 2000), Protestant universities founded on religious principles in the early days of America had, by the late twentieth century, largely abandoned these convictions. This change...

 
Daniel Adler is a professor of philosophy.
This article originally appeared in Salvo, Issue #43, Winter 2018 Copyright © 2019 Salvo | www.salvomag.com https://salvomag.com/article/salvo43/quo-vadis-u