Christian Education and the Search for Meaning

ISBN-10: 0801097118

ISBN-13: 9780801097119

Edition: 2nd

Authors: James C. Wilhoit

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List price: $20.00
Edition: 2nd
Publisher: Baker Academic
Publication date: 5/1/1991
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 192
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.594
Language: English

James Wilhoit is Scripture Press Professor of Christian Education at Wheaton College in Wheaton, Illinois. He is the author of Spiritual Formation as if the Church Mattered, coeditor of the Dictionary of Biblical Imagery (IVP Academic) and coauthor, with Leland Ryken, of Effective Bible Teaching.

Purpose in Christian Education
The Current Lack of Purpose
The Business of Christian Education
Biblical Foundations: Priesthood, Servanthood, and God's Transforming Grace
The Priesthood of All Believers
Servanthood: Serving God and Others
God's Transforming Grace
Priests and Servants
Theology and Christian Education
Knowledge of God
The Purpose of the Bible
The Role of the Holy Spirit
Human Nature
Christian Maturity
Contemporary Approaches to Education
Romantic: The Teacher as Gardener
Transmissive: The Teacher as Technician
Developmental: The Teacher as Coordinator
A Christian Response
Transformational Christian Education: The Teacher as Guide
The Goal of Transformational Christian Education: Discovering God-centered Meaning
The Content of Transformational Christian Education
The Characteristics of Transformational Christian Education
Social Science and Christian Education
Obstacles to Integrating Social Science and Christian Education
Recommendations for the Integration of the Social Sciences and Christian Education
Some Findings of Social-Science Research
Meaningfulness and Learning
The Influence of Student Attitudes
The Importance of Big Ideas
Time on Task
Developmental Considerations
Attributes of Effective Teachers
Toward an Evangelical Theory of Biblical Instruction
Biblical Literacy
A Delight in Scripture
Submission to the Bible
An Appropriate Method of Interpretation
A Christian World-View
Use of Scripture as a Spiritual Tool
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