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International Christian University: An Adventure in Christian Higher Education in Japan


reviewed by John S. Brubacher 1965

coverTitle: International Christian University: An Adventure in Christian Higher Education in Japan
Author(s): C. W. Iglehart
Publisher: John Wiley, New York
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Shortly after the last War, the Student Christian Movement published Sir Walter Moberley's Crisis in the University, which was a penetrating critique of the British universities with special reference to the way in which they were fulfilling Christian expectations and might fulfill them more effectively. On the opposite side of the world, at almost the same time, a body of Christians in Japan were not only deliberating the role of a Christian university, but actually setting one up for operation. The idea of a top flight Christian university which would compare favorably with their great state universities had been under consideration by Japanese Christians for a long time. Unable to make headway with the idea under imperial Japan, they thought the democratic postwar period more opportune for its realization. At the same time this movement was going forward in Japan, sentiment was building up among American Christians for some symbol... (preview truncated at 150 words.)


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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 67 Number 1, 1965, p. 71-71
http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 2362, Date Accessed: 10/24/2017 1:39:25 AM

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