Exploring the History and Philosophy of Christian Education: Principles for the 21st Century

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Overview

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

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781610977326
  • Publisher: Wipf & Stock Publishers
  • Publication date: 12/28/2011
  • Pages: 443
  • Product dimensions: 6.50 (w) x 9.40 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Meet the Author

Michael J. Anthony is currently serving as the President of Hume Ministries in Hume, California. For twenty-seven years, he served as a professor of Christian education at Biola University's Talbot School of Theology. During that time, he also held several administrative posts, including Vice Provost of Academic Development and Effectiveness. He has been the President of the North American Professors of Christian Education on three occasions. The late Warren S. Benson was Professor Emeritus at Trinity Evangelical Divinity School in Deerfield, Illinois. He also served as Senior Professor of Christian Education and Leadership at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary.

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