Includes bibliographical references (p. 178-180) and index.
Foreword / F. Thomas Trotter -- Ch. 1. Three Stages of Relationship. Not So Different in the Early Days. Church Colleges Around 1900. Changes in the Partnership -- Ch. 2. Admiring and Demanding Church Leaders. The Alleged Qualifications. The Losing Effort to Codify -- Ch. 3. Denigrating and Confused Secularists. Differences with Religious Leaders. Two Kinds of Disrespect. "The Tail of the Procession"? -- Ch. 4. Neoconservatives: Wistful and Assertive. Longing and Conserving. Adamant and Aggressive. The Alleged Villainy at Vanderbilt -- Ch. 5. Discord and Harmony. The Colleges as They Are. Sources of Discord. Grounds for Concord -- Ch. 6. The Archetype. What Is a College? What Is a Church-Related College? The Prime Academic Values. Values in Action -- Ch. 7. Prognosis. Where Confidence Lies -- Appendix A: Church-Related Colleges and Universities: An Alphabetical Listing / Joan Keeton Young and Merrimon Cuninggim.
Appendix B: Church-Related Colleges and Universities: A Listing by Religious Group Relationship / Joan Keeton Young and Merrimon Cuninggim -- Appendix C: Church-Related Colleges and Values.