God Our Teacher: Theological Basics in Christian Education

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Baker Academic, 2001 - Religion - 202 pages
A topic of frequent discussion in religious education circles is the relationship between theology and practice. How does Christian theology work itself out in the teaching ministries of the church? Noted Christian education thinker Robert Pazmiņo contemplates this debate and offers a contemporary overview of the messages theology brings to Christian education.
Sensitive to today's expanding global culture, God Our Teacher reaffirms the essential role theology plays in developing educational practices and conventions, and carefully fleshes out what it means to use the Trinity as a model for ordering educational thought and practice. This book will be welcomed by all those involved in fostering the growth and development of Christian education.
 

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Contents

Introduction
9
The Trinity and Teaching
15
Sin and Salvation
37
Jesus the Master Teacher
59
The Holy Spirit and Teaching
87
The Church and Teaching
113
Our Future in Christian Education
133
Conclusion
159
Notes
173
Select Bibliography
189
Index
195
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Robert W. Pazmiņo (Ed.D., Teacher's College, Columbia University) is Valeria Stone Professor of Christian Education at Andover Newton Theological School. His many works include Foundational Issues in Christian Education and By What Authority Do We Teach?

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