• Title: Learning for the Love of God: A Student's Guide to Academic Faithfulness
  • Author: Donald D. Opitz Derek Melleby
  • ISBN: 9781587433504
  • Page: 148
  • Format: Paperback
  • Learning for the Love of God A Student s Guide to Academic Faithfulness Most Christian college students separate their academic life from church attendance Bible study and prayer Too often discipleship of the mind is overlooked if not ignored altogether In this lively a
    Most Christian college students separate their academic life from church attendance, Bible study, and prayer Too often discipleship of the mind is overlooked if not ignored altogether In this lively and enlightening book, two authors who are experienced in college youth ministry show students how to be faithful in their studies, approaching education as their vocation.ThMost Christian college students separate their academic life from church attendance, Bible study, and prayer Too often discipleship of the mind is overlooked if not ignored altogether In this lively and enlightening book, two authors who are experienced in college youth ministry show students how to be faithful in their studies, approaching education as their vocation.This revised edition of the well received The Outrageous Idea of Academic Faithfulness includes updates throughout, two new substantive appendixes, personal stories from students, a new preface, and a fresh interior design Chapters conclude with thought provoking discussion questions.

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    1. Summary: Written for undergraduate college students who are Christians, this book explores the idea of academic faithfulness as an integral part of the student's discipleship and how this is cultivated.In the next week, many young men and women will head off to college, some for the first time. This will include many who have grown up within the Christian faith. Much attention is focused on the more obvious perils of campus life--the sexualized, alcohol-driven culture. What gets far less focus i [...]

    2. This was required reading, and, to be honest, I wasn't excited about it from reading the back. However, they say don't judge a book by its cover. So, I am judging it after reading it. The writing was mediocre, but the message was powerful. I feel very challenged to head into my first year of college with a clear, open mind, ready to learn and discuss and ready to connect my faith in Jesus to the world of academia. I'm actually kind of excited for back-to-school! (??)

    3. Great book especially for college freshman and within a small group. The chapters are more of just a starting point for discussion. It isn't intended to be real deep but to lead you to pursuing depth.

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