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Searching for Spirituality in Higher Education free pdf Searching for Spirituality in Higher Education brings together eclectic points of view on spirituality, drawing upon various theoretical perspectives to frame a discussion of spirituality in higher education. Following a comprehensive review of the current literature on spirituality, chapters examine the relationship between religion and spirituality and explore related legal issues. Subsequent theory chapters make no unified claims about the basis of spirituality, reflecting the speculative nature of an ethereal subject. The final section contains rich examples that explore ways to integrate spirituality in several academic disciplines as well as in student affairs. In its entirety, the book encompasses a comprehensive review of the salient issues related to spirituality in higher education. The volume will be useful in courses on religion, nursing, business, and the humanities.

About Bruce W. Speck

The Editors: Bruce W. Speck is Provost and Vice President for Academic and Student Affairs at Austin Peay State University in Tennessee. After earning a Ph.D. from the University of Nebraska, he held faculty appointments at Indiana University, Purdue University at Fort Wayne, and the University of Memphis. He also served as Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs and Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of North Carolina at Pembroke. He is the author of two books on writing, six annotated bibliographies, a book of poetry, and has coedited volumes on assessing online classes, internationalizing higher education, grading students' classroom performance, identifying and preparing academic leaders, spirituality in higher education, service learning, and teaching nonnative English speakers. He is co-author of a biography of Maxine Smith, a civil rights leader in Memphis, Tennessee. Sherry L. Hoppe has been president of Austin Peay State University since 2000. A 27-year veteran of Tennessee higher education, she previously served as president of Roane State Community College for twelve years and was also interim president of Nashville State Community College. In addition, she held several leadership positions at Chattanooga State Technical Community College. She holds an Ed.D. from the University of Tennessee. The co-author of a biography on the life and work of civil rights activist Maxine Smith, she has also co-edited two volumes on service learning, as well as sourcebooks on identifying and preparing academic leaders and spirituality in higher education.

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Author : Bruce W. Speck
Publisher : Peter Lang Publishing Inc
Data Published : 01 June 2007
ISBN : 0820481599
EAN : 9780820481593
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 297 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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