9780830836314

God on Campus : Sacred Causes and Global Effects

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    9780830836314

  • ISBN10:

    0830836314

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2010-01-30
  • Publisher: Intervarsity Pr
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Summary

Trent Sheppard explores historical turning points as they've intersected college students in prayer. From the establishment of early American campuses during the Great Awakening, to the parachurch movement in the mid-twentieth century, to the Campus America initiative to establish vital praying communities on every campus in the United States, Sheppard shows that students can participate in remarkable movements of God simply by being open to being moved.Trent Sheppard explores historical turning points as they've intersected college students in prayer. From the establishment of early American campuses during the Great Awakening, to the parachurch movement in the mid-twentieth century, to the Campus America initiative to establish vital praying communities on every campus in the United States, Sheppard shows that students can participate in remarkable movements of God simply by being open to being moved.

Author Biography

Trent Sheppard lives in Boston, Massachusetts, with his wife, Bronwyn, and daughter, Mira. They are a part of a small community of believes (sometimes called Ecclesia) and are on staff with Campus America. Trent worked with YWAM in the U.K. for eight years, and he travels widely to speak with students about the life of faith.

Table of Contents

Introductionp. 9
Campus Foundations
Harvard's First Heretic: A History of Holy Rebellionp. 23
How Students Shape History: Old Oxford's Holy Club and New England's Great Awakeningp. 36
Riots and Revival at Princeton: The Curious Case of the Modern Mindp. 51
Interlude: Reflections on Campus Foundationsp. 64
Student Movements
Praying Under a Haystack: Everyday Moments and Global Movementsp. 71
Sacred Space and Civil War: Campus Transformation and Social Changep. 82
Learning to Live for the Impossible: The Mount Hermon One Hundredp. 94
Ivory Towers and Tongues of Fire: What Gold Can Never Buyp. 108
Interlude: Reflections on Student Movementsp. 123
Living Faith
When History Is Ripe for Change: Uprising at Columbia and the Great Experiment at Asburyp. 133
Prayer Is the Place to Begin: The Campus Ohio Storyp. 148
When Our Prayers Become Practical: The Anatomy of Transformationp. 163
Afterwordp. 179
Acknowledgmentsp. 185
Author's Notep. 187
About Campus Americap. 188
Notesp. 189
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