Enhancing Religious Identity: Best Practices from Catholic Campuses
edited by John R. Wilcox and Irene King
Georgetown University Press, 2000
Paper: 978-0-87840-814-6
Library of Congress Classification LC501.E53 2000
Dewey Decimal Classification 378.071273


Catholic colleges and universities have achieved a prestigious place in American higher education, but at the risk of losing their religious identity. This book confronts challenges facing all members of the college community, from presidents and trustees through the faculty and deans to student-life professionals, in making a renewed commitment to that mission.

Developing the vision of Catholic higher education expressed in the Vatican statement Ex Corde Ecclesiae, these essays provide a framework for enhancing Catholic identity across the campus and in the curriculum. The contributors address significant aspects of the culture of Catholic higher education in order to prescribe the best practices that can help colleges and universities maintain their distinctive religious character and ethical vision.

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