The Resource Contending With Modernity : Catholic Higher Education in the Twentieth Century

Contending With Modernity : Catholic Higher Education in the Twentieth Century

Contending With Modernity : Catholic Higher Education in the Twentieth Century
Contending With Modernity
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Catholic Higher Education in the Twentieth Century
How did Catholic colleges and universities deal with the modernization of education and the rise of research universities? In this book, Philip Gleason offers the first comprehensive study of Catholic higher education in the twentieth century, tracing the evolution of responses to anincreasingly secular educational system. At the beginning of the century, Catholics accepted modernization in the organizational sphere while resisting it ideologically. Convinced of the truth of their religious and intellectual position, the restructured Catholic colleges grew rapidly afterWorld War I, comm
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LC501 -- G56 1995eb
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  • Introduction: Catholic Higher Education in 1900; The Old-Time Catholic College; The Catholic University of America; After Americanism, Modernism; Part One: Confronting Modernity as the Century Opens; 1. Awaking to the Organizational Challenge; Symptoms of Crisis; Realignment of Secondary and Collegiate Education; 2. Rationalizing the Catholic System; The Problem of Unity and the Role of the Catholic University; The Origins and Early Development of the CEA; The High School Movement and Standardization; Standing Firm by the Ratio Studiorum; Biting the Curricular Bullet
  • 10. World War II and Institutional ShiftsSpecialized Wartime Programs; Research, Development, and Expanding Educational Horizons; Graduate Work and Related Developments; The Sister Formation Movement; 11. Assimilative Tendencies and Curricular Crosscurrents; Catholic Colleges and the Race Issue; Catholics and the Postwar Student Movement; Debating the Liberal Arts; The Drive for Curricular Integration; Religion versus Theology; 12. Controversy: Backlash Against the Catholic Revival; The Anti-Catholic Backlash; The Catholic Campaign Against Secularism; Secularism and the Family Crisis
  • 3. The Impact of World War IThe NCWC and the Issue of Centralization; Standardization Once Again; The Students' Army Training Corps; 4. A New Beginning: Catholic Colleges 1900-1930; The Catholic University of America; Catholic Women's Colleges, 1900-1930; The University Movement, 1900-1925; Part Two: Challenging Modernity Between the Wars; 5. The Intellectual Context; The Scholastic Revival; Neoscholasticism and the Catholic Worldview; 6. The Beginnings of the Catholic Renaissance; Americanism and Its Medieval Scholastic Background; The Postwar Catholic Resurgence
  • Developments in the Colleges7. The Catholic Revival Reaches Full Flood; 1928 and After: The Post-Al Smith Context; Creating a Catholic Culture; Catholic Action: Background and Beginnings; Catholic Action and the Colleges; Philosophy and Theology; 8. Institutional Developments: Moving into Graduate Work; Graduate Work: Background and Beginnings; Graduate Expansion in the 1920s; Jesuit Self-Criticism and Reform; 9. The Tribulations of the Thirties; Problems with Accreditation; Reorganization and Its Tensions; Graduate Work Once Again; Part Three: World War II and Postwar Crosscurrents
  • John Courtney Murray and the Church-State Issue13. Transition to a New Era; The Historical Recovery of Americanism; Self-Criticism and the Search for Excellence; The Splintering of the Scholastic Synthesis; 14. The End of an Era; The Contagion of Liberty; Accepting Modernity; Abbreviations Used in Notes; Notes; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; X; Y; Z
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  • pebcs0195356934

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