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The Promise of Religious Colleges

InsideHigherEdGordon College professor, Thomas Albert Howard, has written an article for Inside High Ed about the “propitious opportunity” the present moment offers religious colleges and universities. For Dr. Howard, small, evangelical colleges are well-equipped to offer students an education focused on character formation and vocational discernment. He writes:

“Education about things that matter, Aristotle tells us in his Ethics, is often more about emulating a person than mastering a precept. Developing lasting mentors and true friends over the course of four years hardly figures in college rankings. But perhaps it is the factor that matters most.”

Read the full article here.