Christian education aims at training man both spiritually and morally to serve God. This article traces the biblical basis for this conviction and shows that this was the conviction of our forefathers when they established schools and universities for education. It calls us to regain this conviction for our time.
Was Robert Rakes the pioneer of the so-called Sunday School movement? This article considers the claim often made that Robert Rakes is the father of Christian education who began the modem Sunday school movement in England in 1780. Other rival claims are mentioned and Rakes' practice of education is described.
This essay considers the possibility of a uniquely Christian approach to education. The author writes from the angle of Christians in the Third World. This paper takes a look at some aspects that the author feels have been lost in the field of biblical studies. It makes a modest proposal for the recovery of the Christian mind in biblical scholarship.
It is in the Reformed worldview that a comprehensive Christian perspective of life can be set over in opposition to the teachings of unbelievers. The Reformed view of education is set up in such a way that it can overcome the challenge of the wisdom of the world. This article explains this matter from a number of points of view. Comparisons are made between the Reformed view of education and that of non-Reformed Christians, or of the non-Christian.
The concern of Chapter 1 is the spread of John Calvin’s theology in the world. It provides a survey of Calvin’s and his successors’ influence on the development of modern culture.