Jackson W. Carroll is Ruth W. and A. Morris Williams Jr. Professor of Religion and Society and Director of the J.M. Ormond Center for Research, Planning and Development at the Duke University Divinity School. Barbara G. Wheeler is President of the Auburn Theological Seminary. Daniel O. Aleshire is Associate Director of the Association of Theological Schools, and Penny Long Marler is Associate Professor of Religion at Samford University.
"[This] superb study...will serve as a model for other studies of theological education in America and, conceivably, for other types of higher education as well....We have here what could easily become a paradigmatic scholarly approach to the synchronic interpretation of institutions of higher education."-Conrad Cherry, Indiana University The book ... presents a compelling analysis of each school's culture and its relationship to student formation ... This book will interest sociologists of culture, religion, organizations and education. * Mary Blair-Loy, Washington State University, American Journal of Sociology, March 1999 *