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Introducing Christian Education

Michael J Anthony
Introducing Christian Education
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Introducing Christian Education

Michael J Anthony

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Building on the success of his 1992 collection Foundations of Ministry (over 17,000 sold), Michael Anthony offers Introducing Christian Education to fill the need in the C.E. curriculum for an introductory foundations textbook--one that provides an overview and understanding of the broad range of subjects included in C.E.--for college and seminary use. Thirty-one chapters are offered under the following sections: 1) Foundations of C.E.; 2) Developmental Perspectives of C.E.; 3) Educational Implications of C.E.; 4) Organization, Administration, and Leadership; 5) C.E. Applied to the Family; and 6) Specialized Ministries. Contributors include Robert Pazmino, Jim Wilhoit, Julie Gorman, Klaus Issler, and Ted Ward. FROM THE FOREWORD BY LESTER C. BLANK JR. Introducing Christian Education will become a major resource text for church leaders and Christian education leaders who are professors of Christian education. It will be a valuable resource in my personal library. The desired outcome wil

- Publisher A Complete Christian Education Resource"This volume will become a major resource text for church leaders, as well as Christian education leaders who are professors of Christian education"-Lester C. Blank Jr., from the forewordSuccessful Christian education ministry is built on strong foundations. Yet Christian education is often steeped in misunderstanding and misconception. Although grounded in biblical studies and theology, Christian education seeks to integrate these areas with a variety of social sciences including education, sociology, and psychology. Michael Anthony has created an outstanding guide to this integration that fills the need for an introductory textbook providing an overview and understanding of the broad range of subjects included in Christian education.Introducing Christian Education begins with a discussion of the theological historical, and philosophical bases for Christian ministry. From there it examines contributions of the social sciences through the lens of biblical teaching. Another section is dedicated to the organization and administration of ministry. The final two sections apply Christian education theory to various age groups and specialized areas of the population. This book will help ministry leaders design programs that integrate the changing needs of contemporary society with the unchanging truth of God's Word. Contributors include: Warren S. BensonLillian BreckenridgeJames A. DaviesKen GarlandJulie GormanKlaus IsslerKevin E. LawsonRobert W. PazminoDave RahnJerry RootTed WardWilliam "Rick" Yount Michael J. Anthony (Ph.D., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary; Ph.D., Claremont Graduate School) is professor of Christian education at Biola University's Talbot School of Theology. His works include the Evangelical Dictionary of Christian Education, Foundations of Ministry: An Introduction to Christian Education for a New Generation, The Effective Church Board, and The Short-Term Missions Boom.

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Building on the success of his 1992 collection Foundations of Ministry (over 17,000 sold), Michael Anthony offers Introducing Christian Education to fill the need in the C.E. curriculum for an introductory foundations textbook--one that provides an overview and understanding of the broad range of subjects included in C.E.--for college and seminary use. Thirty-one chapters are offered under the following sections: 1) Foundations of C.E.; 2) Developmental Perspectives of C.E.; 3) Educational Implications of C.E.; 4) Organization, Administration, and Leadership; 5) C.E. Applied to the Family; and 6) Specialized Ministries. Contributors include Robert Pazmino, Jim Wilhoit, Julie Gorman, Klaus Issler, and Ted Ward. FROM THE FOREWORD BY LESTER C. BLANK JR. Introducing Christian Education will become a major resource text for church leaders and Christian education leaders who are professors of Christian education. It will be a valuable resource in my personal library. The desired outcome wil
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A Complete Christian Education Resource"This volume will become a major resource text for church leaders, as well as Christian education leaders who are professors of Christian education"-Lester C. Blank Jr., from the forewordSuccessful Christian education ministry is built on strong foundations. Yet Christian education is often steeped in misunderstanding and misconception. Although grounded in biblical studies and theology, Christian education seeks to integrate these areas with a variety of social sciences including education, sociology, and psychology. Michael Anthony has created an outstanding guide to this integration that fills the need for an introductory textbook providing an overview and understanding of the broad range of subjects included in Christian education.Introducing Christian Education begins with a discussion of the theological historical, and philosophical bases for Christian ministry. From there it examines contributions of the social sciences through the lens of biblical teaching. Another section is dedicated to the organization and administration of ministry. The final two sections apply Christian education theory to various age groups and specialized areas of the population. This book will help ministry leaders design programs that integrate the changing needs of contemporary society with the unchanging truth of God's Word. Contributors include: Warren S. BensonLillian BreckenridgeJames A. DaviesKen GarlandJulie GormanKlaus IsslerKevin E. LawsonRobert W. PazminoDave RahnJerry RootTed WardWilliam "Rick" Yount Michael J. Anthony (Ph.D., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary; Ph.D., Claremont Graduate School) is professor of Christian education at Biola University's Talbot School of Theology. His works include the Evangelical Dictionary of Christian Education, Foundations of Ministry: An Introduction to Christian Education for a New Generation, The Effective Church Board, and The Short-Term Missions Boom.
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Michael J Anthony

Michael J. Anthony (Ph.D., Developmental Psychology, Claremont Graduate School; Ph.D., Educational Administration, Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary) is professor of Christian education at Biola University/Talbot School of Theology and former president of the North American Professors of Christian Education. He is the author of general editor of several major works, including the Evangelical Dictionary of Christian Education, and Introducing Christian Education: Foundations of Ministry for the Twenty-first Century; Exploring the History and Philosophy of Christian Education: Principles for the 21st Century; Perspectives On Children's Spiritual Formation; Management Essentials For Christian Ministries and Moving On Moving Forward.

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  • Catalogue Code 159201
  • Product Code 0801022754
  • EAN 9780801022753
  • Pages 304
  • Department Ministry
  • Category Education
  • Sub-Category Research/adult Education
  • Publisher Baker Academic
  • Publication Date Sep 2001
  • Sales Rank #25663
  • Dimensions 260 x 184 x 27 mm
  • Weight 0.748kg

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