[Thy Honored Name: A History of the College of the Holy Cross, 1843–1994] Read ✓ Anthony J. Kuzniewski

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  • Thy Honored Name: A History of the College of the Holy Cross, 1843-1994
  • Anthony J. Kuzniewski
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  • 09 October 2020
  • 9780813209111

Anthony J. Kuzniewski ☆ 4 review

Thy Honored Name: A History of the College of the Holy Cross, 1843-1994 Read & Download ß 4 Iends of Holy CrossAnthony J Kuzniewski SJ is professor of history and rector of the Jesuit Community at the College of the Holy CrossAnthony Kuzniewski SJ professor of history in the College of Holy Cross can tell a good story Others have written histories of Holy Cross but none has matched his literary skill and historical acumen This is genuine history not a celebratory essay The author's thoroughness and attention to detail persuade one that no relevant document illuminating the college's history has been overlooked It is a handsome almost flawless volume that scholars and others interested in American higher education are sure to welcome Catholic Historical ReviewKuzniewski has ultimately crafted an ample widely encompassing institutional biography that is balanced fair and interesting An in so doing he reminds us that an academic institution can achieve excellence and relevance even as it remains proud of its antiue beginnings Connection.

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Thy Honored Name: A History of the College of the Holy Cross, 1843-1994 Read & Download ß 4 Bring Holy Cross into conformity with the modern educational pattern college offerings were amplified and the prep school was dropped During the 1960s a third era opened It was characterized by coeducation a open curriculum growing involvement of non Jesuit faculty and administrators the transition to a board of lay trustees and rising academic standards as Holy Cross took its place as the foremost Jesuit school among four year liberal arts colleges Thy Honored Name highlights the confluence of two strong educational traditions Puritan and Jesuit and the growing appreciation of their compatibility It is also an account of efforts to promote academic excellence without losing an authentically Jesuit identity in a region where many formerly religious schools have become secular The book will hold interest for persons who study educational and religious history for individuals interested in the development of New England and Worcester and for fr.

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Thy Honored Name: A History of the College of the Holy Cross, 1843-1994 Read & Download ß 4 Opened only nine years after the Catholic academy in Boston was destroyed by nativists the College of the Holy Cross was a pet project of Boston's second bishop Benedict Fenwick a Jesuit college in the midst of Yankee New England At first an isolated exclusively Catholic operation offering a seven year humanities program the College failed to obtain a charter by the Massachusetts General Court until 1865 After 1900 Holy Cross became a four year college in the American pattern and advanced to its present level by integrating important principles of Jesuit liberal arts education with the academic traditions of the strongest educational region in the nationUtilizing the universal Jesuit Plan of Studies the college's leaders at first stressed connections with other Jesuit institutions in a program that emphasized classical languages philosophy history mathematics and natural sciences About 1900 a second era began when the curriculum was altered to.