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    • Controversy and Canon in the Undergraduate Humanities Curriculum: The Example of Biblical Studies 

      Savage, Mary C. (Association for Interdisciplinary Studies, 1987)
      The question of canon, of whether undergraduates should read an authoritative list of books, raises substantial epistemological and pedagogical issues which may be obscured if the question is framed merely as a struggle between ...
    • Criminology: Discipline or Interdiscipline 

      Binder, Arnold (Association for Interdisciplinary Studies, 1987)
      In its modern form Criminology has had over one hundred years to assume a truly interdisciplinary nature, yet the dominant approach remains discipline-based. However, as the field of Criminology has evolved, the dominant ...
    • Intellectual Integration 

      Boyd White, James (Association for Interdisciplinary Studies, 1987)
      Poetry serves as the prototype for integrating our culture and our minds. We need to put together things by retaining the identity of the parts yet creating new wholes. Poetry has a desirable tension between order and disorder ...
    • Origen: Reading as Discipline and as Sacrament 

      Becker, Christopher (Association for Interdisciplinary Studies, 1987)
      The work of Origen, an Alexandrian Father of the Church, falls in the first half of the third century A.D., before the Council of Nicaea established a firm rule of faith. Origen's work at Alexandria and Caesarea helped ...
    • Postmodernism and the Present State of Integrative Studies: A Reply to Benson and His Critics 

      Nicholson, Carol (Association for Interdisciplinary Studies, 1987)
      Benson and his critics seem to make three troubling assumptions: 1) There is only one valid theoretical approach to interdisciplinary studies. 2) Unanimous agreement is a possible and desirable goal. 3) When a consensus ...
    • Reading the Bible, Writing the Self: George Herbert's The Temple 

      Gottlieb, Stephen (Association for Interdisciplinary Studies, 1987)
      George Herbert's unified poetic text, The Temple, may be read as Herbert's attempt to gain wholeness through reading the Bible and the signs of God in the natural universe. For Herbert, holy insight is based on comparing ...
    • Response to Nicholson: The Case for Agreement about Interdisciplinarity 

      Newell, William H. (Association for Interdisciplinary Studies, 1987)