Lexington Books / Fortress Academic
Trim: 6½ x 9¼
978-1-9787-0603-3 • Hardback • June 2020 • $100.00 • (£77.00)
978-1-9787-0604-0 • eBook • July 2020 • $45.00 • (£35.00)
Brian Beckstrom is dean of spiritual life and campus pastor at Wartburg College.
Chapter One: Lutheran Higher Education in a Secular Age
Chapter Two: A Brief History of Lutheran Higher Education
Chapter Three: Secularization or Reformation?
Chapter Four: Adaptive Leadership Challenges for Higher Education
Chapter Five: Adaptive Leadership Challenges for Lutheran Institutions
Chapter Six: Adaptive Theological Challenges for Lutheran Leaders
Chapter Seven: Research Results
Chapter Eight: Humanism and Identity Stew
Chapter Nine: Mission, Identity and Vocation
The identity and vocation of Lutheran colleges and universities in relation to their religious tradition has become increasingly contested in recent decades. This book offers a rich exploration of what is at stake. It digs into the history, reveals important insights from recent research, and mines Lutheran theology for hopeful and faithful avenues forward in a secular age.
— Dwight Zscheile