History of Christian Education

Orbis Pictus: The Illustrated World by John Amos Comenius

Contributor: John Amos Comenius | File type : Book

In 1685, John Amos Comenius published this book in Latin and German, urging that "to exercise the senses well about the right perceiving the differences of things, will be to lay the grounds for all w... Read More

The History of Russian Mennonite Systems of Education

Contributor: Gary Reimer | File type : Article

How have Russian Mennonites responded to educational pressures from government and society? How have they embraced, and rejected, the opportunities education offers for instilling their values? In thi... Read More

A History of Christian Education, Part 1 (Gerald Miller)

Contributor: Gerald Miller | Length : 58 | File type : Audio

In order to teach long-term, our teaching must be built upon a knowledge and appreciation of our rich history in Christian education. Mr. Miller begins his series on the history of Christian educatio... Read More

A History of Christian Education, Part 2 (Gerald Miller)

Contributor: Gerald Miller | Length : 50 | File type : Audio

Mr. Miller continues to talk through the history of Christian education from Roman rule, where Christian schools were looked upon as preparation for the world, through the middle ages where the Buboni... Read More

A History of Christian Education, Part 3 (Gerald Miller)

Contributor: Gerald Miller | Length : 57 | File type : Audio

Mr. Miller focuses on the changes in Christian education after the Reformation. Many people who wanted religious freedom moved to America. The industrial revolution brought a specialization of labor. ... Read More

A History of Christian Education, Part 4 (Gerald Miller)

Contributor: Gerald Miller | Length : 58 | File type : Audio

The last session of this series focuses on the church school movement of the mid-1900's, challenges then and now, and a call to embrace our Anabaptist foundations of brotherhood and accountability as ... Read More

Continuity (Tom Bender)

Contributor: Tom Bender | Length : 17 | File type : Audio

Fifty years after the beginnings of the Christian school movement, Tom reflects on the history of Christian schools in North America. He calls us to faithfully tell the stories of God's work in the pa... Read More

Why “The Dock”? Christopher’s Legacy

Contributor: Steven Brubaker | Length : 3 | File type : Video

Although at first he strongly resisted his friends' suggestions to publish a book on teaching, Christopher Dock's School Management became the first book on education published in the United States.... Read More

Working with the Hands

Contributor: Booker T. Washington | File type : Book

In a Sequel to Up from Slavery, the author answers questions about training students in industry.Download this document now or read it below. ... Read More

Comenius and the Beginnings of Educational Reform

Contributor: Will Monroe | File type : Book

Written by a professor at a state normal school, this book offers an overview of European education in the 1600s, and follows with a biography of Comenius that focuses on his educational influences. P... Read More