The key distinctive of a Christian understanding of higher education is a Christian worldview and how it shapes faith and learning.

Shaping a Christian Worldview
The Foundations of Christian Higher Education

edited by David S. Dockery and Gregory Alan Thornbury, foreword by Charles Colson

Shaping a Christian Worldview presents a collection of essays that addresses the key issues facing the future of Christian higher education. With contributions from key players in the field, this book addresses the critical issues for Christian institutions of various traditions as the new century begins to leave its indelible mark on education.

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  • Sequel to The Future of Christian Higher Education.
  • Foreword by Charles Colson
  • A collection of essays featuring David S. Dockery, George Guthrie, Greg Thornbury, Brad Green, Hal Poe, Jimmy Davis, Carla Sanderson, Barbara McMillin, Glenn Marsch, Karen Mulder, Paul Munson, Toni Chiareli, Kina Mallard, Tom Rosebrough, Susan Jacob, David Gushee, Mary Anne Poe, Walton Padelford, Kimberly Thornbury, Todd Brady and others.
  • Topics discussed include The Authority of Scripture, Christian Worldview and Scripture, The Influence of C.S. Lewis, Faith and Learning, and more.


  • David S. Dockery is president and professor of Christian Studies at Union University. He and his family currently reside in Jackson, Tennessee.
  • Gregory Alan Thornbury currently serves as director of the Carl F. H. Henry Center for Christian Leadership and Assistant Professor of Christian Studies at Union University. In addition to several articles on theology, he is the author and editor of Who Will Be Saved? as well as the forthcoming Ephesians in the New American Commentary series. He and his family currently reside in Jackson, Tennesssee.


  • Format: Trade Paper, 480 pages, 5 1/2 x 8 1/2
  • ISBN: 0-8054-2448-2
  • Price: $19.99

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