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Educating for life : reflections on Christian teaching and learning

Author: Nicholas Wolterstorff; Gloria Goris Stronks; Clarence W Joldersma
Publisher: Grand Rapids, Mich. : Baker Academic, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Few people have influenced the development of Christian schools in the Reformed tradition in North America and around the world as much as Nicholas Wolterstorff. This book draws together the world-renowned Christian philosopher's thoughts and reflections on Christian education over the last three decades. --from publisher description.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nicholas Wolterstorff; Gloria Goris Stronks; Clarence W Joldersma
ISBN: 080102479X 9780801024795
OCLC Number: 48944193
Description: 298 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: The nature of Christian education. Curriculum: by what standard? --
Crucial curriculum concerns --
A return to basic Christian education --
Between isolation and accommodation --
Beyond 1984 in philosophy of Christian education --
The school as educative agent --
Teaching for tomorrow today --
Challenges and objections to Christian education. Christ is Lord --
The Christian school and its contemporary challenges --
Looking to the eighties: do Christian schools have a future? --
Christian education in a pluralistic society. Religion and the schools --
Human rights in education: the rights of parents --
The schools we deserve --
Educating for shalom. task and invitation --
Teaching for gratitude --
Teaching for justice.
Responsibility: Nicholas P. Wolterstorff ; edited by Gloria Goris Stronks and Clarence W. Joldersma.

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Few people have influenced the development of Christian schools in the Reformed tradition in North America and around the world as much as Nicholas Wolterstorff. This book draws together the world-renowned Christian philosopher's thoughts and reflections on Christian education over the last three decades. --from publisher description.

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