Theology in the Context of the University

Toulmin, S. "Theology in the Context of the University," Theological Education 26 (Spring, 1990): 51-65.

Toulmin argues that the central role of theology in the history of Western philosophy and science makes a sound, historically informed account of the traditions of religious thought and practice in Western Europe and North America central to the mission of the contemporary university. His conclusion is based on a consideration of the place of theology in institutional and intellectual terms, following an historical review of theology in Western education. (RG)