Five Myths about Emerging Adult Faith

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New research on 20-somethings gets past the hype and offers a reason to hope, reports Colin Hansen in an article in Leadership journal.net.  The National Study of Youth and Religion has examined many aspects of the developing lives of emerging adults including (amoung other topics) their religious beliefs, practices, and salience. 

"The National Study of Youth and Religion provides us with a treasure trove of valuable information based on interviews with thousands of emerging American adults."

This research has been evaluated and is available in the 2005 book: Soul Searching: The Religious and Spiritual Lives of American Teenagers by Christian Smith with Melinda Lundquist Denton.

National Library Week April 11-17, 2010 -- Events

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College Library Events

Tuesday, April 13, 2010 at 3:30 pm

Meet the Author

Come help the  College Library celebrate its local authors as they introduce their books and read a selection.  The featured authors include Dr. Jon DePriest (Send the light : Team and the evangelical mission, 1890-1975), Dr. Joe Sarnowski (The literary achievement of the American poet Robert Penn Warren : his life-long struggles with morality, myth, and modernity), and James Swezey (The curse of a warrior).  Light refreshments follow.

 

Thursday, April 15, 2010 at 10:30 pm – 1 am

Night at the Library

What happens in the library once it closes for the night?  Join us and find out.  Enjoy an evening of fun, food, and games as the library stays open ‘after hours.’

 

READ posters

Keep an eye out for your favorite professor as they encourage you to read books.

EBSCOhost's New Enhanced PDF Viewer

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EBSCO has improved the viewing experience for items viewed in pdf.  This special viewer streamlines the browsing of an entire issue, or all available volumes and issues, from one screen. Other helpful features include a table of contents column with instant access to citations with title, author and subject detail, Hyperlinked access to full text issue contents, by article or chapter titles, etc.

To view a short demonstration of this new feature, click here.

 


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