John Henry Newman’s “Idea” and the Crisis of the Secular University

By |2017-06-29T15:36:55-05:00May 21st, 2011|Categories: Books, Liberal Learning, St. John Henry Newman|Tags: |

The secular university in the United States has reached a long-deferred moment of truth and ought to be ripe for the wisdom of John Henry Newman. Looking at the university today, its overextension, confusion about its purpose, catastrophic funding decline, and fundamental ineffectiveness for so many students, Newman could very well say, “I told [...]