Author by : Mary Alice Trent
Languange : en
Publisher by : University Press of Amer
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Description : Comprised of fifteen essays, Religion, Culture, Curriculum, and Diversity in 21st Century America, provides a cutting-edge examination of diversity issues against the backdrop of curriculum development and outcomes in Christian higher education. The primary focus on diversity of race, ethnicity, and disabilities is explored in comparison with institutional changes in these areas that harmonize the efforts of administration, faculty, and students. Hiring practices are analyzed, as well as recruitment and retention of minority faculty and students. This works' secondary focus is on similarities and differences between Christianity and Islam regarding international customs and norms of immigrants, primarily from Africa, Asia, and India on America's Christian academia. The work is reader-friendly and recommended for students and scholars as well as for laypersons desirous of keeping pace with current diversity trends in American culture and religion.