By John C. Haughey

Catholic associations of upper studying are at a crossroads: How can they continue to be real to their roots whereas spotting that lots of their administrations, colleges, and scholar our bodies have little reference to the culture? How can those associations stay aggressive whereas preserving a courting to the Church?

During the earlier numerous years Catholic theologian John C. Haughey, SJ, has carried out groundbreaking examine on those questions. He has performed this in tandem with a workforce of Catholic students from round the usa. Haughey has additionally performed a variety of workshops with school at a dozen Catholic faculties and universities to profit firsthand approximately their study and educating aspirations. these relationships and conversations give you the origin for this book's many insights.

In Where is understanding Going? Haughey explores what constitutes the Catholic identification of Catholic schools and universities. Going past a doctrinal knowing of Catholic identification to at least one that engages and is engaged by means of the highbrow culture of Catholicism, Haughey doesn't locate that the difficulty of Catholic id is satisfactorily handled by way of advertising the specific identities of associations by way of their founding spiritual orders or saints. He offers a sure-handed approach wherein the ambitions of person school could be greater aligned with the formal project of the establishment.

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