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A Catholic University: Vision and Opportunities [Paperback]

By Terrence Murphy (Author)
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What is the nature of a university? What is the role of religion in the life of the university? What is a Catholic university? In A Catholic University, Msgr. Terrence J. Murphy addresses these fundamental questions by taking an in-depth look at the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul/Minneapolis, where he serves as chancellor. He identifies what makes a university a Catholic university and demonstrates how Catholicism can be an integral driving force of the university. Murphy shows how religious values and commitment to the community, under entrepreneurial leadership, play out in specific academic programs and how they can change and give new energy and outreach to the university and its community. He emphasizes the importance of religious commitment within a universitygion as it influences the education of young people can build better people and communities. Religion as related to the marketplace, if taken seriously, can energize a university to greater service to the community and can become an agent for good in the marketplace and the public square. A Catholic University also addresses societal concerns by sketching out how this one university has tried to be a responsive and constructive citizen. Its experience is of value to educators, to parents of college students, to supporters and friends of education, and to informed citizens.

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Studio: The Liturgical Press
Pages   152
Est. Packaging Dimensions:   Length: 8.97" Width: 5.99" Height: 0.38"
Weight:   0.52 lbs.
Binding  Softcover
Release Date   Nov 30, 2001
Publisher   The Liturgical Press
ISBN  0814651011  
ISBN13  9780814651018  

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Register your artisan biography and upload your photo! Murphy is a past president of the College of St. Thomas, St. Paul, Minnesota. He is the chancellor of the University of St. Thomas and a member of its board of trustees and the president of the Aquinas Foundation.

Terrence J. Murphy was born in 1920.

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