9780268029036

Confessing History

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  • ISBN13:

    9780268029036

  • ISBN10:

    0268029032

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2010-11-15
  • Publisher: Univ of Notre Dame Pr

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Summary

Eric Miller is associate professor of history at Geneva College. Book jacket.

Author Biography

John Fea is associate professor of American history at Messiah College. Jay Green is associate professor of history at Covenant College.

Table of Contents

Prefacep. xi
Introduction: A Tradition Renewed? The Challenge of a Generationp. 1
Identity
Faith Seeking Historical Understandingp. 23
Not All Autobiography Is Scholarship: Thinking, as a Catholic, about Historyp. 39
Seeing Things: Knowledge and Love in Historyp. 60
Theory And Method
Virtue Ethics and Historical Inquiry: The Case of Prudencep. 83
The "Objectivity Question" and the Historian's Vocationp. 101
Enlightenment History, Objectivity, and the Moral Imaginationp. 128
On Assimilating the Moral Insights of the Secular Academyp. 153
After Monographs: A Critique of Christian Scholarship as Professional Practicep. 168
The Problems of Preaching through Historyp. 187
Communities
Coming to Terms with Lincoln: Christian Faith and Moral Reflection in the History Classroomp. 217
For Teachers to Live, Professors Must Die: A Sermon on the Mountp. 233
Public Reasoning by Historical Analogy: Some Christian Reflectionsp. 262
Don't Forget the Church: Reflections on the Forgotten Dimension of our Dual Callingp. 280
On the Vocation of Historians to the Priesthood of Believers: A Plea to Christians in the Academyp. 299
Afterword: The Christian Historian and the Idea of Progressp. 316
Contributorsp. 345
Indexp. 349
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