Labor's millennium : Christianity, industrial education, and the founding of the University of Illinois / Brett H. Smith.

By: Smith, Brett H
Material type: TextTextSeries: Princeton Theological monograph seriesPublisher: Eugene, Or. : Pickwick Publications, c2010Description: xi, 188 p. : ills. ; 23 cmISBN: 1606080679; 9781606080672Subject(s): University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign -- History | Education -- Philosophy | Evangelicalism -- Education -- History | Education -- Aims and objectivesLOC classification: LD2378 | .S65 2010Summary: "Historians have traditionally interpreted the American land-grant higher-education movement as the result of political and economic forces. Little attention has been given, however, to any explicit or implicit theological motivations for the movement. This book tells the story of how the Christian belief of many founders of the University of Illinois motivated their educational theory and practice. - Publisher info.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 173-188).

"Historians have traditionally interpreted the American land-grant higher-education movement as the result of political and economic forces. Little attention has been given, however, to any explicit or implicit theological motivations for the movement. This book tells the story of how the Christian belief of many founders of the University of Illinois motivated their educational theory and practice. - Publisher info.

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