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Published: 31 March 2021

372 Pages


ISBN: 9780195314670

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Clergy Education in America

Religious Leadership and American Public Life

Larry Abbott Golemon

Religion in America

  • Covers the origins and development of Protestant, Catholic, and Jewish theological education in the U.S. as both religious and public institutions from the Early Republic through the first few decades of the twentieth century
  • Uncovers key teaching and learning strategies that shaped faith leaders as culture-builders through faith communities and in civil society
  • Shows how the biographies of major founders of theological, rabbinical, Bible, and historic Black schools envisioned and formed their institutions with lasting influence
  • Traces the significant changes that the research university had upon professional theological education, and the mixed legacy that influence left behind