The Angel of the State: Or, the Kindergarten in the Education of the Citizen: a Study of Pestalozzi, Froebel, and Swedenborg

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Edward A. Whiston, 1896 - Early childhood education - 122 pages
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Page 76 - My substance was not hid from thee, when I was made in secret, and curiously wrought in the lowest parts of the earth. Thine eyes did see my substance, yet being unperfect; and in thy book all my members were written; Which in continuance were fashioned, when as yet there was none of them.
Page 107 - And Jesus called a little child unto him, and set him in the midst of them, and said, Verily I say unto you, Except ye be converted, and become as little children, ye shall not enter into the kingdom of heaven.
Page 118 - Education consists in leading man, as a thinking, intelligent being, growing into selfconsciousness, to a pure and unsullied, conscious and free representation of the inner law of Divine Unity, and in teaching him ways and means thereto.
Page 118 - In all things there lives and reigns an eternal law. This all-controlling law is necessarily based on an all-pervading, energetic, living, self-conscious, and hence eternal unity. This unity is God.
Page 14 - Therefore, since custom is the principal magistrate of man's life, let men by all means endeavour to obtain good customs. Certainly custom is most perfect when it beginneth in young years : this we call education, which is in effect but an early custom.
Page 38 - This all-controlling law is necessarily based on an all-pervading, energetic, living, self-conscious, and hence eternal Unity. This Unity is God. All things have come from the Divine Unity, from God, and have their origin in the Divine Unity, in God alone.
Page 52 - And when the sabbath day was come, he began to teach in the synagogue : and many hearing him were astonished, saying, From whence hath this man these things? and what wisdom is this which is given unto him, that even such mighty works are wrought by his hands?
Page 84 - up into heaven but He, that came down from " heaven, even the Son of Man, which is in
Page 120 - I can venture to assert ; that as a moralist Swedenborg is above all praise ; and that as a naturalist, psychologist, and theologian, he has strong and varied claims on the gratitude and admiration of the professional and philosophical student.
Page 108 - Destroy this temple, and in three "days. I will build it up {" When -was it that he said, " As "" Moses lifted up the serpent in the wilderness, even so must.

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