Philosophy

Four Classic Books for a Teacher’s Summer

Contributor: Peter Goertzen | File type : Blog Post

As your school year ends, it’s a good time to think about how you can grow in preparation for next year. Reading, of course, is a valuable catalyst for growth. Last year, I wrote a post on summer re... Read More

The Basis of Discipleship: God’s Word is Relevant Now

Contributor: Wilmer Horst | Length : 5 | File type : Video

How do you teach about the variety among world religions? How do you address current events? Wilmer shares his confidence in the effectiveness of God's word to train young people to be disciples. ... Read More

Psychology That Will Harm Us (Melvin Burkholder)

Contributor: Melvin Burkholder | Length : 45 | File type : Audio

What is psychology? How does it touch our daily lives, as persons, or as teachers? What benefits does it offer? What dangers does it pose? The purpose of this topic is to help us think right about a s... Read More

Outline 37 Essay

Contributor: Peter Goertzen | File type : Teaching Material

An essay assignment for students to identify modern ideas that have their roots in Enlightenment thought.Download this document or read it below.... Read More

Outline 37 Enlightenment

Contributor: Peter Goertzen | File type : Teaching Material

This document, converted from a Powerpoint, is a short explanation of the differing views of truth and authority that the Enlightenment emphasized.Download this document or read it below.... Read More

Intro To Philosophy

Contributor: Kendall Myers | File type : Teaching Material

Powerpoint focusing on defining philosophy and the key assumptions of philosophy.Download this document or read it below.... Read More

Intro To Philosophy

Contributor: Kendall Myers | File type : Teaching Material

Teacher's notes defining philosophy and eight basic philosophical assumptions.Download this document or read it below.... Read More

Intro To Philosophy Handout

Contributor: Kendall Myers | File type : Teaching Material

Student handout defining philosophy and eight basic philosophical assumptions.Download this document or read it below.... Read More

Christian Epistemology

Contributor: Kendall Myers | File type : Teaching Material

Teacher's notes on the six ways of knowing thing. Some ways are more reliable than others. Christians will have a different criteria for the reliability of sources of knowledge than other worldviews... Read More

Christian Epistemology Handout

Contributor: Kendall Myers | File type : Teaching Material

Student handout on the six ways of knowing thing. Some ways are more reliable than others. Christians will have a different criteria for the reliability of sources of knowledge than other worldviews... Read More