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An Invitation to Academic Studies (Faithful Learning #1)

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Can academic study cultivate and nourish our faith, as well as the other way around? Jay Green shows how to embrace academic study for its potential in studying Gods world.
Paperback, 36 pages
Published July 14th 2014 by P & R Publishing
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Jimmy
Sep 19, 2016 Jimmy rated it really liked it
This booklet is the first installment for the Faithful Learning Series published by Presbyterian and Reformed that provides an introductory look at various academic discipline from the perspective of the Christian worldview. As the first volume the series’ editor Jay Green lays the foundation for the rest of the works to follow by discussing how the Christian faith and academic discipline intersect. It so happened that I read this series out of order. I have earlier read the series’ work on ...more
Walt Bristow
Aug 09, 2014 Walt Bristow rated it liked it
This 40-page booklet is an attempt to suggest that academic study should “cultivate and nourish” one’s faith in Jesus Christ. The author contends that “modern fields of academic study are sophisticated and time-honored crafts that, when thoughtfully practiced, hold enormous potential for cultivating a deeper love for God and our neighbors.”

He notes that American evangelicals have “an uneasy relationship” with today’s higher education system. They see the classroom as “little more than incubators
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Ho Christopher
Sep 02, 2014 Ho Christopher rated it really liked it
If you’re in college or university you might be wondering how to integrate what you learn with your faith. This is especially true for me as I read psychology in my university days. So should be budding students handle their faith and studies?

Jay Green hopes to be able to encourage this generation of students to be able to understand their studies well and at the same time be able to hold on or even grow in their to the faith. First he examines and evaluates the 3 common models of how Christians
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