The Idea of the University
A Reexamination New edition
By (author) Jaroslav Pelikan
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Idea of the University by Jaroslav Pelikan
Book DescriptionUniversity education has been the subject of vigorous debate since its advent. In this book the author reflects on the character and aims of the university, assessing its guiding principles, its practical functions and its role in society.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780300058345
(235mm x 154mm x 19mm)
Imprint: Yale University Press
Publisher: Yale University Press
Publish Date: 8-Mar-1994
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Jaroslav Pelikan
Imago Dei, Paperback (September 2011)
Charts the theological defense of icons during the Iconoclastic controversies of the eighth and ninth centuries, whose high point came in AD 787, when the Second Council of Nicaea restored the cult of images in the church. This title demonstrates how the dogmas of the Trinity and the Incarnation eventually provided the basic rationale for images.
Credo, Paperback (December 2005)
One of the world's leading theologians offers important insights into the history and significance of Christian creeds.
Interpreting the Bible and the Constitution, Hardback (April 2004)
Jaroslav Pelikan compares the methods by which the official interpreters of the Bible and the Constitution - the Christian Church and the Supreme Court, respectively - have approached the necessity of interpreting, and reinterpreting, their important texts.
Jesus Through the Centuries, Paperback (December 1999)» View all books by Jaroslav Pelikan
A discussion about how each age created Jesus in its own image, discovering in his life and teachings the answers to fundamental questions of human life and destiny. It studies the images of Jesus cherished by successive ages, suggesting that the depictions are key to understanding each era.
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