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Grade Level: College
, Life Span Development: Adolescent Dev.
||Cultivating the Spirit: How College Can Enhance Students' Inner Lives
||Astin, A., et al.
||ISBN-10: 0470769335; ISBN-13: 978-0470769331
||This book is predicated on the belief that the spiritual development of college students has been largely ignored in our colleges and universities, despite the importance of spiritual matters to young people in their quest to lead integrated lives. Thus, while academics are understandably proud of their "outer" accomplishments in the fields of science, medicine, technology, and commerce, colleges and universities have increasingly come to neglect the student's "inner" development--the sphere of values and beliefs, emotional maturity, spirituality, and self-understanding.
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