Philosophy of Christian School Education Author:Edited by Paul A Kienel, Ollie E. Gibbs & Sharon R. Berry Philosophy means "the love of wisdom or knowledge." Love evokes the twin ideas of commitment and passion. Wisdom and knowledge are about ideas, facts and information and how to correctly utilize them. So what are we to know, love, think, be passionate about doing in Christian education? These are fundamental questions that, when answered in a co... more »herent and logical way, give individuals and schools clear direction.
The purpose of these eighteen chapters is to present a concise point of view, built on the logical and unified framework of the Word of God, of the purpose of Christian education. Each of the chapters challenges the reader to personalize the philosophical and practical considerations of being a Christian Educator.
Various authors, each with a particular expertise, wrote about one of the philosophical components of education. From comparing and contrasting the popular educational philosophies of the secular mind to the nature of the learner and learning from a biblical viewpoint, "Philosophy of Christian School Education" gets to the heart of each of these issues. Its goal is to enable Christian school teachers to instruct with a strong sense of the divine mandate that is upon their work.