Encyclopedia of Christian Education

Encyclopedia of Christian Education

Author: George Thomas Kurian

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 9780810884939

Category: Religion

Page: 1678

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This reference work tells the unique history of Christian education and shows how Christian educators pioneered such institutions and reforms as universal literacy, home schooling, Sunday schools, women's education, graded schools, compulsory education of the deaf and blind, and kindergarten.

A Theology for Christian Education

A Theology for Christian Education

Author: James Riley Estep

Publisher: B&H Publishing Group

ISBN: 9780805444575

Category: Religion

Page: 322

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What is “Christian” about Christian education; how is it different from on-Christian education? A Theology for Christian Education examines this question in depth and argues that the doctrines of systematic theology should drive the content, purpose, and methods of the educational program of the c hurch. The book states: “Christian education is distinct from other kinds of education in that its aim is the transformation of the whole person into the likeness of Christ (Col. 1 :28). Christian education is the process of accomplishing this aim.” A Theology for Christian Education dedicates chapters to examining particular doctrines and their implications for Christian education. It is the only serious academic text to offer a systematic presentation of the intersection of theology and Christian education from a conservative evangelical perspective.

Christianity, Education and Modern Society

Christianity, Education and Modern Society

Author: William Jeynes

Publisher: IAP

ISBN: 9781607527312

Category: Education

Page: 313

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The issues that these authors address in this book are some of the most salient in American society. It is imperative that Americans today address these issues and establish an appropriate world view. There is little question that how people resolve these issues will have a long-lasting impact on the future of civilization.

Innovating Christian Education Research

Innovating Christian Education Research

Author: Johannes M. Luetz

Publisher: Springer Nature

ISBN: 9789811588563

Category: Religion

Page: 468

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This book reformulates Christian education as an interdisciplinary and interdenominational vocation for professionals and practitioners. It speaks directly to a range of contemporary contexts with the aim of encouraging conceptual, empirical and practice-informed innovation to build the field of Christian education research. The book invites readers to probe questions concerning epistemologies, ethics, pedagogies and curricula, using multidisciplinary research approaches. By helping thinkers to believe and believers to think, the book seeks to stimulate constructive dialogue about what it means to innovate Christian education research today.Chapters are organised into three main sections. Following an introduction to the volume's guiding framework and intended contribution (Chapter 1), Part 1 features conceptual perspectives and comprises research that develops theological, philosophical and theoretical discussion of Christian education (Chapters 2-13). Part 2 encompasses empirical research that examines data to test theory, answer big questions and develop our understanding of Christian education (Chapters 14-18). Finally, Part 3 reflects on contemporary practice contexts and showcases examples of emerging research agendas in Christian education (Chapters 19-24).

Christian Education and the Emerging Church

Christian Education and the Emerging Church

Author: Rev. Dr. Wendi Sargeant

Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers

ISBN: 9781498204316

Category: Religion

Page: 236

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All signs point to Christian education having lost its theological location and prominence in the life of the Western Protestant church. The Emerging Church movement, as an intentionally postmodern approach to ministry in the contemporary context, may, however, offer insights to reinterpret Christian education. This significant movement in today's church gives Christian education a new interpretive framework that is theologically located at an intersection of doxology and doctrine. In her examination of postmodern faith formation, Wendi Sargeant explores the importance of the Christian worshipping community as the most appropriate setting for Christian education. Practitioners and students will benefit from the ready-to-use teaching and learning matrix, and all those with interest in the formation of faith in themselves and others will draw much from the way Sargeant situates worship as the basis for enhancing Christian formation and ethos.

Christian Education

Christian Education

Author: Robert E. Clark

Publisher: Moody Publishers

ISBN: 9781575679792

Category: Religion

Page: 640

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Whether in the home or in the church or in a Christian school, the challenge of contemporary Christian educators is to meet the academic needs of students while remaining unswerving in adherence to biblical principles. Christian Education: Foundations for the Future introduces you to the basics of a healthy Christian education program, then takes you beyond, showing you how to develop a fresh, innovative Christian education program that will revitalize your church, home, or school.

The Future of Protestant Religious Education in an Age of Globalization

The Future of Protestant Religious Education in an Age of Globalization

Author: Hyun-Sook Kim

Publisher: Waxmann Verlag

ISBN: 9783830988762

Category: Education

Page: 170

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Global developments have come to shape our lives, economically, culturally, and even religiously. Young people growing up in a global age have to be prepared for living in this age. Economic and technological demands are important, but there also is a need for personal and social orientations that go beyond them. This book provides both insights into the Protestant tradition in education as well as its meaning for the future of the church, for society and for individual persons. It follows an innovative approach by combining perspectives from three different contexts - Germany with its important Protestant starting points in the Reformation, the United States as a country which has been strongly influenced by Protestantism, and South Korea with its comparatively young Protestant tradition. The book is based on a combination of international points of view, on transnational cooperation, on comparative insights, and on making constant reference to a global horizon. Its presentations and ideas not only address globalization as a driving force behind many future developments, but also demonstrate an exercise of global educational thinking. Hyun-Sook Kim is professor of Christian Education at the College of Theology, Yonsei University, Korea.

Foundations for Christian Education

Foundations for Christian Education

Author: Eleanor Ann Daniel

Publisher: College Press

ISBN: 0899008550

Category: Religion

Page: 404

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Here is an excellent resource for your Christian Education program. Daniel and Wade discuss the foundations of an effective Christian Education program, and tackle organizational and administrative issues involved with such a program. You will also find age specific information for all ages of learners. If you are a Christian Ed. Director, or a teacher who wants to better understand the elements of a C.E. program that will make a difference in the lives of the teachers and the students, this is the book for you.

Principles and Practices of Christian Education

Principles and Practices of Christian Education

Author: Robert W. Pazmino

Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers

ISBN: 9781579109509

Category: Religion

Page: 182

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Principles and Practices of Christian Education shows teachers how they can use two important principles that stand behind all evangelical practices to make their education program stand out from all the others in its nurture of students. First, evangelical Christian education recognizes the need for conversion-personal and corporate transformation that reconnects people to their Creator. Second, evangelical Christian education strives for connection-making contact with people as unique individuals who live in a particular society and who need to know more about scripture. In this book Christian education students learn that the work for which they prepare is a partnership with God to transform people. Their central task is worship, but through it and other activities they lead others to faith, commitment, and transformation of communities.

Exploring the History and Philosophy of Christian Education

Exploring the History and Philosophy of Christian Education

Author: Michael J. Anthony

Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers

ISBN: 9781725230453

Category: Religion

Page: 444

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In this insightful book, two leading scholars in Christian education trace the history of the discipline from the Old Testament to the present. Presented against the backdrop of wider philosophical thought and historical events, Anthony and Benson show how each successive era shaped the practice of Christian education today. The result is a book brimming with insights that reveal the historical roots and philosophical underpinnings of issues relevant to current practice in Christian education ministries. "The purpose of this book is to provide the reader with more than just valuable insights regarding the past. . . . The future is the emphasis of this history book." From the Introduction

The Empirical Science of Religious Education

The Empirical Science of Religious Education

Author: Mandy Robbins

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781317398523

Category: Religion

Page: 353

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The Empirical Science of Religious Education draws together a collection of innovative articles in the field of religious education which passed the editorial scrutiny of Professor Robert Jackson over the course of his impactful fourteen year career as editor of the British Journal of Religious Education. These articles have made an enormous contribution to the international literature establishing of the empirical science of religious education as a research field. The volume draws together, organises and illustrates the contours of this emerging field and is an essential compendium which covers work in: teacher education and teacher experience; student understanding, attitudes and values; varieties of religious schooling, and; worldview and life interpretation Organised into ten thematic sections the contributors cover the field comprehensively and bring with them an international and reflexive approach to their research. It is an essential resource for those practitioners and researchers who wish to access original and innovative research undertaken by way of ethnographic fieldwork, practitioner research, life-history approaches to research, psychological scales and measures, and large surveys. Particularly interested readers will be studying PGCE and masters level programmes in religious education, as well as qualified religious educators undertaking continuing professional development.