The Christian College: A History of Protestant Higher Education in America
When it first appeared in 1984 The Christian College was the first modern comprehensive history of Protestant higher education in America. Now this second edition updates the history, featuring a new chapter on the developments of the past two decades, a major introduction by Mark Noll, a new preface and epilogue, and a series of instructive appendixes.
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Preface to the Second Edition
The Christian Colleges
The Colonial Period
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