Faith as the Transformer of Learning: Toward an Evangelical Approach to Faith-Learning Integration in Christian Higher Education

From: Volume 2NS, Issue 2: Fall 1998 Pages 59-76


The integration of faith and learning has been a continual concern of the evangelical community. This concern is seen most readily in the higher education endeavors of Christian education. This article explains the concerns and challenges of faith-learning integration and surveys the various approaches and proposed methodologies for it. The article then presents an approach to and methodology for faith-learning integration based on Richard Niebuhr's Christ and Culture (1951). The discussion of faith-learning integration is placed in the context of Christian higher education, concluding with recommendations for implementing such an approach in the Christian college.



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