Perry L. Glanzer, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Educational Foundations; Faculty Fellow in the Institute of Church-State Studies and the Institute for the Study of Religion
Campus Contact Information:
School of Education
One Bear Place #97314
Waco, TX 76798-7314
Ph.D., University of Southern California
M.A., Baylor University
B.A., Rice University
Moral and Faith Development
Christian Higher Education
Church-State Issues in Education
Philosophy of Education
Books and Monographs
Perry L. Glanzer & Todd C. Ream. Christianity and Moral Identity in Higher Education. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2009.
Todd C. Ream & Perry L. Glanzer. Christian Faith and Scholarship: An Exploration of Contemporary Developments. ASHE-ERIC Higher Education Report. Jossey-Bass: San Francisco, 2007.
Perry L. Glanzer, The Quest for Russia's Soul: Evangelicals and Moral Education in Post-Communist Russia. Baylor University Press: Waco, TX, 2002.
Don King, editor, Perry L. Glanzer, D.A. Hoekema, Jerry Pattengale, Todd C. Ream, and Todd Steen, co-editors. Taking Captive Every Thought: Forty Years of Christian Scholar's Review. Abilene, TX: Abilene Christian University Press, 2011.
Andrew J. Milson, Chara Haeussler Bohan, Perry L. Glanzer and J. Wesley Null, eds. Readings in American Educational Thought: From Puritanism to Progressivism. Greenwich, CT: Information Age Publishing, 2004. Revised Edition 2010.
Perry L. Glanzer, "Protestant Higher Education around the Globe: The Worldwide Spread and Contemporary State of Protestant Higher Education" in The International Handbook of Protestant Education, eds. William Jeynes and David Robinson, New York: Springer Press, forthcoming 2012.
Perry L. Glanzer, "The Death and Resurrection of Protestant Higher Education in Europe: A Case Study," in The International Handbook of Protestant Education, eds. William Jeynes and David Robinson, New York: Springer Press, forthcoming 2012.
Perry L. Glanzer, "Human Rights: Exploring the Tensions between the Interests and Rights of Parents, Children and the State" in Children's Rights: The Movement and the International Law, ed. Clark Powers. West Lafayette, IN: Purdue University Press, forthcoming 2011.
Perry L. Glanzer, "Taking the Tournament of Worldviews Seriously in Education:Why Teaching About Religion is not Enough," in Sacred and Secular Tensions in Higher Education: Connecting Parallel Universities, ed. Michael D. Waggoner. New York: Routledge Taylor Francis, 2011. [reprint of earlier Religion and Education journal article].
Perry L. Glanzer and Konstantin Petrenko, "Religion and Education in Post-Communist Russia: Russia's Evolving Church-State Relations," in Religion and Politics in Multicultural Europe: Perspectives and Challenges, eds. Alar Kilp and Andreas Samuets. Tartu, Estonia: Tartu University Press, 2009 [reprint of earlier chapter].
Perry L. Glanzer and Konstantin Petrenko, "Religion and Education: Russia's Evolving Church-State Relations" in Perspectives on Church-State Relations in Russia, eds. Wallace L. Daniel, Peter L. Berger, and Christopher Marsh. Waco, TX: Institute for Church-State Studies, 2008. [reprint of 2007 Journal of Church and State article]
Perry L. Glanzer, "Response to Tom Larney & George A. Lotter" in Christian Higher Education in the Global Context, ed., Nick Lantinga. Sioux Center, IA: Dordt College Press, 2008.
Tony Talbert and Perry L. Glanzer, "Nonviolence in Social and Global Education: A Pedagogy for Peace" in K.K. Kuriakose, ed., Religion, Terrorism and Globalization: Nonviolence-A New Agenda. Hauppauge, NY: Nova Publishers, 2006.
Perry L. Glanzer and Gregori Klucharev, "Russian Orthodoxy, the Russian Ministry of Education and Post-Communist Moral Education" in Burden or Blessing? Russian Orthodoxy and the Construction of Civil Society and Democracy. Ed. Christopher Marsh. Brookline, MA: Institute on Culture, Religion and World Affairs, 2004.
Perry L. Glanzer, "Evangelical Ethics and Public Policy" in God and Caesar. Eds. Michael Bauman and David Hall. Camp Hill, PA: Christian Publications Inc., 1994.
Refereed Journal Publications
Perry L. Glanzer, "The Wall between Student Affairs and Faith-Based Student Organizations: Cautions and Considerations Regarding Peter Magolda's Proposal for an Unholy Alliance," Journal of College and Character (2011): Forthcoming.
Perry L. Glanzer, "The First Ukrainian Christian University: The Rewards and Challenges of Being an Eastern Anomaly, Christian Higher Education (2011): Forthcoming.
Perry L. Glanzer, "The Role of the State in the Secularization of Christian Higher Education: A Case Study of Eastern Europe," Journal of Church and State 52 (2011): Forthcoming.
Perry L. Glanzer, Joel A. Carpenter, & Nick Lantinga, "Looking for God in the University: Examining Trends in Global Christian Higher Education," Higher Education, 61 (2011): Forthcoming.
Perry L. Glanzer, "Moving Beyond Value or Virtue Added: Transforming Colleges and Universities for Redemptive Moral Development," Christian Scholar's Review 39, 4 (2010): 379-400.
Perry L. Glanzer and Claudiu Cimpean, "The First Baptist University in Europe: An Explanation and Case Study," Christian Higher Education 8, 5 (2009): 1-11.
Perry L. Glanzer, "Religion, Education and the State in Post-Communist Europe: Making Sense of the Diversity of New Church-State Practices," Comparative Education 53, 1 (2009): 89-111.
Todd C. Ream and Perry L. Glanzer, "The Moral Idea of a University: A Case Study," Growth 8 (Winter 2009): 2-14.
Perry L. Glanzer and Todd C. Ream, "Addressing the Moral Quandary of Contemporary Universities: Rejecting a Less than Human Moral Education," Journal of Beliefs and Values 29, 2 (2008): 113-23.
Perry L. Glanzer, "Searching for the Soul of English Universities: An Analysis of Christian Higher Education in England," British Journal of Educational Studies 56 (June 2008): 163-83.
Perry L. Glanzer and Todd C. Ream, "Educating Different Types of Citizens: Identity, Tradition and Moral Education," Journal of College and Character 9, 4 (April 2008).
Perry L. Glanzer, "Why We Should Discard the Integration of Faith and Learning:
Rearticulating the Mission of the Christian Scholar," Journal of Education and Christian Belief 12, 1 (2008 Spring): 41-51.
Perry L. Glanzer, "Rethinking the Boundaries and Burdens of Parental Authority over Education: A Response to Robert Reich's Case-Study of Homeschooling," Educational Theory 58, 1 (2008): 1-16.
Perry L. Glanzer and Konstantin Petrenko, "Religion and Education in Post-Communist Russia: Making Sense of Russia's New Church-State Paradigm," Journal of Church and State 49 (Winter 2007): 53-73.
Perry L. Glanzer and Todd Ream, "Has Teacher Education Missed Out on the 'Ethics Boom?' A Comparative Study of Ethics Requirements and Courses in Professional Majors of Christian Colleges and Universities," Christian Higher Education 6 (July 2007): 271-88.
Perry L. Glanzer and Konstantin Petrenko, "Resurrecting the Russian University's Soul: The Emergence of Eastern Orthodox Universities and Their Distinctive Approaches to Keeping Faith with Their Religious Tradition," Christian Scholar's Review 36 (Spring 2007): 263-84.
Todd C. Ream and Perry L. Glanzer, "Between the University and the Multiversity: Lessons in the Nature of Knowledge," Integrite 5 (Spring 2006): 3-15.
Perry L. Glanzer and Andrew J. Milson, "Legislating the Good: A Survey and Evaluation of Contemporary Character Education Legislation," Educational Policy 20, 3 (2006): 525-50.
Perry L. Glanzer, "The Limited Character Education of Zero Tolerance Policies: And an Alternative Moral Vision for Discipline," Journal of Research in Character Education 3, 2 (2005): 97-108.
Perry L. Glanzer, Michael Beaty and Larry Lyon, "Moral and Civic Education at Religious Research Universities: Exploring Faculty Support and Resistance," Religious Education 100, 4 (Fall 2005): 386-403.
Perry L. Glanzer and Tony Talbert, "The Impact and Implications of Faith or Worldview in the Classroom: The Priority and Importance of Character," Journal of Research in Character Education 3, 1 (2005): 25-42.
Perry L. Glanzer and Todd Ream, "Whose Story? Which Identity? Fostering Christian Identity at Christian Colleges and Universities," Christian Scholar's Review 35 (2005): 13-27.
Perry L. Glanzer, "Post-Communist Moral Education in Russia's Public Schools: God, Country, and Controversy," Religion, State and Society 33 (2005): 207-22.
Allen Ware and Perry L. Glanzer, "God on Stage: Religious Themes in Public Educational Theatre," Journal of Church and State 47 (Summer 2005): 563-81.
Konstantin I. Petrenko and Perry L. Glanzer, "The Recent Emergence of Private Christian Colleges and Universities in Russia: Historical Reasons and Contemporary Developments," Christian Higher Education 4 (2005): 81-97.
Perry L. Glanzer, Todd C. Ream, Pedro Villarreal III and Edith Davis, "The Teaching of Ethics in Christian Higher Education: An Examination of General Education Requirements," Journal of General Education 53 (2004): 184-200.
Perry L. Glanzer, "Taking the Tournament of Worldviews Seriously in Education: Why Teaching about Religion Is Not Enough," Religion and Education 31 (Spring 2004): 1-19.
Perry L. Glanzer, "In Defense of Harry . . . But Not His Defenders: Beyond Censorship to Justice," English Journal 93 (2004): 58-63.
Perry L. Glanzer, "Harry Potter's Provocative Moral World: Is There a Place for Good and Evil in Moral Education?" Phi Delta Kappan (March 2008): 525-28.
Perry L. Glanzer, "What Will Educators Do if a His Dark Materials Controversy Erupts? Moving Beyond the Censorship Debate to Matters of Fairness" Phi Delta Kappan 87 (October 2005): 166-68.
Perry L. Glanzer, "Exit Interviews: Learning about Character Education from Post-Soviet Educators," Phi Delta Kappan 82 (May 2001): 691-93. This article was reprinted in Education 02/03. 29th Edition. Ed. Fred Shultz. (Guilford, CT: McGraw-Hill, 2003).
Perry L. Glanzer, "Religion in Public Schools: In Search of Fairness," Phi Delta Kappan (November 1998): 219-222.
Perry L. Glanzer "The Character to Seek Justice: Showing Fairness to Diverse Visions of Character Education," Phi Delta Kappan (February 1998): 434-438, 448
2008-2009 Outstanding Professor in Recognition of Scholarship
EDC 6345 Christian Faith and Education (grad)
EDC 6330 The History of American Education (grad)
EDC 5391 Social Foundations in Education (grad)
EDC/CHS 5385 Religion and Education in America (grad)
EDA 5374 Moral and Faith Development (grad)
EDA 5399 Faith-Based Higher Education (grad)
CHS 4360 Religion and the Body Politic
TED 2381 American Educational Thought