A History of Christian Education: Protestant, Catholic and Orthodox Perspectives

A History of Christian Education: Protestant, Catholic and Orthodox Perspectives

By: John L. Elias (author)Hardback

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This book details major developments in the history of Christian education. It offers a context for understanding present-day educational efforts among Protestants, Roman Catholics, and Orthodox Christians. The history presents the major thinkers and practitioners who have influenced how Christians transmit their faith to both children and adults. It also shows how major historical events and intellectual movements have impacted the shape and content of Christian education.

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About Author

John L. Elias, Ed.D., is a Professor of Religion and Education in Fordham University's Graduate School of Religion and Religious Education. He is also a member of the faculty of the Graduate School of Education in the same university. Dr. Elias has been active for many years in religious education as a teacher, administrator, consultant, and author. Among his publications are Philosophy of Education: Classical and Contemporary, The Foundations and Practice of Adult Religious Education, Philosophical Foundations of Adult Education, Paulo Freire: Pedagogue of Liberation, Studies in Theology and Education, Psychology and Religious Education, and Moral Education: Secular and Religious --All with Krieger Publishing Company. Dr. Elias lives in Madison, New Jersey.

Product Details

  • publication date: 31/01/2002
  • ISBN13: 9781575241500
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 301
  • ID: 9781575241500
  • weight: 544
  • ISBN10: 1575241501

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