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Adrian, William – Christian Higher Education, 2007
Thomas Friedman uses the Lexus and the olive tree as symbols to describe the characteristics and challenges of globalization. They can also be used to describe the issues facing the new "global" university. The Lexus is an appropriate symbol of the American university whose material success has been unrivaled and whose dominant values have…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Global Approach, Christianity, Church Related Colleges
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Adrian, William – Christian Higher Education, 2007
A strong anti-Christian bias exists in the modern American university. It has been documented by George Marsden in his 1994 book, "The Soul of the American University," and by a growing number of other scholars. The modern university response to the history of Bible translation movements provides another example of the anti-Christian…
Descriptors: Biblical Literature, Higher Education, Translation, Foreign Countries
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Adrian, William – Christian Higher Education, 2005
After World War II, the American university emerged as a world leader in higher education. Economic development became a dominant value and its subsequent material success has been unrivaled. Many developing countries adopted characteristics of the model with the expectation that national economic growth would follow. Yet it has also been…
Descriptors: Economic Progress, Higher Education, Freedom, Global Approach