The Foundation of Hope

BookThe Foundation of Hope

The Foundation of Hope

Turning Dreams into Reality


July 1st, 2003

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The Foundation of Hope is both a celebration and an analysis of the creation of Liverpool Hope University College in 1996 and of some of its achievements to date, during an exciting period in British higher education. The central focus is the student experience at Hope University College. Contributors also examine the way that teaching and research in theology have developed over the years and the important community regeneration work Hope University College carries out in various areas of Liverpool.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents
Section TitlePagePrice
Title Page3
1: From Urban Beginnings…13
2: Celebrating the Student Experience27
3: Maintaining the Integrity of Student Support Services in Mass Higher Education46
4: Widening Participation in Higher Education62
5: The Art of the Spiritual Detective – A Research Student Experience76
6: Chaplaincy Presence and Activity90
7: The Foundation Deanery and the Mission101
8: The Reconstruction of Theology129
9: Theology, Ecumenism and Public Life140
10: Research in Theology and Religious Studies152
11: Government Policy and Research at Liverpool Hope170
12: Vocation and Profession in Teacher Education180
13: … To Urban Renewal198
14: Impressions of Hope212
Afterword: Hope in the Future240
Notes on Contributors249
Index of Names250
Subject Index254