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A Theology for Christian Education

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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
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Hardcover, 320 pages
Published September 15th 2008 by B&H Academic
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Terrence Daugherty
Oct 28, 2015 Terrence Daugherty rated it really liked it
A notable quote: "If someone were to observe a Sunday school class at your church, or perhaps a midweek Bible study, or a classroom at a Christian school, would the observer see anything distinctly Christian about it? Would the Christian distinctive be so self-evident that even an unbeliever would detect a qualitative difference in the education? If education in the church is to be qualitatively different, it must be based on educational principles that reflect Christian theological beliefs. Our ...more
Jay Miklovic
Jul 25, 2012 Jay Miklovic rated it liked it
I thought this was a great primer of Christian Education, that was not mired in trite little suggestions for how to make the Education program of your church more relevant. I appreciated the deeply theological approach to the subject.

On the flip side each chapter (essay) in the book was far more detailed than it needed to be. I found the questions at the end of each chapter were a bit trivial in comparison to the depth of the chapters themselves.

All in all, I am glad I read this book (it was req
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Garrett Starr
Jul 08, 2015 Garrett Starr rated it liked it
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This book is a brief primer on systematic theology with attempts to tie that discipline to education. I found it to be lacking in application as is the case with so many books directed toward educational praxis.
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It's a textbook. More interesting than some, but, ultimately, it's a textbook.
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