Myths in Adventism : An interpretive study of Ellen White, education, and related issues / George R. Knight

Main Author: Knight, G. R., Автор, 1941-, George RaymondLanguage: англійська.Country: СПОЛУЧЕНІ ШТАТИ АМЕРИКИ.Edition Statement: 25-th anniversary editionPublication: Hagerstown, Md : Review and Herald, ©2009Description: 272 p. : ill.ISBN: 978-0-8280-2451-8.Classification: Contents note: ABREVIATIONS -- 8 PREFACE -- 9 FOREWORD -- 13 PART I: HISTORICAL AND PHILOSOPHICAL MYTHS 1. The Myth of the Inflexible Prophet -- 17 2. Historical Myths -- 27 3. The Accreditation Myth -- 37 4. Myths About Educational Purpose -- 47 “ART II: MYTHS ABOUT INSTITUTIONS AND PEOPLE 5. The Myth of the Omnipotent School -- 61 6. The Myth of the Teacherless Home -- 71 7. The Myth of Up and Down -- 89 8. Myths About Human Nature -- 101 9. The Myth of the Ignorant Christian -- 113 PART III: MYTHS ABOUT CURRICULUM AND METHODS 10. The Myth of the Sacred and the Secular -- 127 11. The Myth of the Bible as Omniscient Textbook -- 139 12. Literary Myths -- 153 13. More Literary Myths -- 163 14. Religious Instruction Myths -- 175 15. The Myth of the Best Method -- 185 16. The Myth of the Quiet Classroom -- 195 17. The Myth That Big Is Better -- 207 18. Recreational Myths -- 219 19. Manual Labor Myths and Concept of Balance -- 235 EPILOGUE -- 251 REFERENCES -- 253 INDEX -- 267 Abstract: Was Ellen White as inflexible as some of her followers? Are the sacred and the secular two realms or one? How is ignorance related to godliness? Just how evil (or good) are human beings? Are big schools more effective than small ones? Was Ellen White really 100 years ahead of her time? George R. Knight examines these and many other provocative questions in this insightful book..Subject - Topical Name: Seventh-day Adventists -- Education Item type: Книги
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ABREVIATIONS 8 PREFACE 9 FOREWORD 13 PART I: HISTORICAL AND PHILOSOPHICAL MYTHS 1. The Myth of the Inflexible Prophet 17 2. Historical Myths 27 3. The Accreditation Myth 37 4. Myths About Educational Purpose 47 “ART II: MYTHS ABOUT INSTITUTIONS AND PEOPLE 5. The Myth of the Omnipotent School 61 6. The Myth of the Teacherless Home 71 7. The Myth of Up and Down 89 8. Myths About Human Nature 101 9. The Myth of the Ignorant Christian 113 PART III: MYTHS ABOUT CURRICULUM AND METHODS 10. The Myth of the Sacred and the Secular 127 11. The Myth of the Bible as Omniscient Textbook 139 12. Literary Myths 153 13. More Literary Myths 163 14. Religious Instruction Myths 175 15. The Myth of the Best Method 185 16. The Myth of the Quiet Classroom 195 17. The Myth That Big Is Better 207 18. Recreational Myths 219 19. Manual Labor Myths and Concept of Balance 235 EPILOGUE 251 REFERENCES 253 INDEX 267

Was Ellen White as inflexible as some of her followers? Are the sacred and the secular two realms or one? How is ignorance related to godliness? Just how evil (or good) are human beings? Are big schools more effective than small ones? Was Ellen White really 100 years ahead of her time? George R. Knight examines these and many other provocative questions in this insightful book.

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