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Voices from the Past : Reformed Educators :  Reformed Educators - Donald Oppewal

Voices from the Past : Reformed Educators

Reformed Educators

Paperback Published: July 1997
ISBN: 9780761807674
Number Of Pages: 352

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Donald Oppewal has selected for this collection about ten representative spokespersons, all of whom have spoken or written from a Reformed perspective of their vision for Christian schooling. The authors represent the tensions between the traditionalists and progressives of a previous generation, as well as more recent and still living proponents of their own vision for the future. The authors also have expertise in a number of foundational disciplines; including theology, but also psychology, history, and educational philosophy. Its uniqueness lies in this muir-disciplinary assessment and evaluation of Christian schooling. It is intended as a supplementary text for courses in educational philosophy and in curriculum theory, giving the Reformed perception of what is at stake in the Christian school movement.

Preface
Editor Introduction
The Curriculum in a Liberal Arts Collegep. 3
The Christian School a Prerequisite for and an Outgrowth of the Calvinistic World and Life Viewp. 47
Editor Introduction
Modern Philosophy of Educationp. 63
Christian Educationp. 71
Interests and Educationp. 83
The Contemplative Lifep. 87
Editor Introduction
Curriculum: By What Standard?p. 97
Looking to the Eighties: Do Christian Schools Have a Future?p. 111
Editor Introduction
Major Learning Goals in Christian Educationp. 123
The Two Sides of Educationp. 141
Editor Introduction
A Christian Theory of Personp. 157
How to View Learningp. 169
Christian View of School Curriculump. 183
Editor Introduction
Christian Liberal Arts Educationp. 199
Editor Introduction
Being Reformed in our Attitude to the Christian Schoolp. 233
The Covenant of Grace and its Significance for Christian Educationp. 249
Christian Scholar's Review
Editor Introductionp. 263
American Calvinist Day Schoolsp. 265
Christian Schools: Anabaptist or Reformist?p. 293
Editor Introduction
Biblical Knowing and Teachingp. 311
Indexp. 337
About the Editorp. 343
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ISBN: 9780761807674
ISBN-10: 0761807675
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 352
Published: July 1997
Publisher: UNIV PR OF AMER
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.91 x 15.19  x 2.01
Weight (kg): 0.52