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International Handbook of Protestant Education

Jeynes, William, Robinson, David W. (Eds.)

2012, XVIII, 714 p.

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  • Provides the most comprehensive review of Protestant education of any book on the market
  • A truly international presentation of Protestant education
  • Includes some of the world's leading Protestant researchers

Since their earliest days, institutions providing a Protestant education have always been respected and sought-after for their rigor and relative freedom from dogma—and despite today’s secularism and plurality, they remain so. This international handbook is the ultimate companion to protestant schooling worldwide. Its 39 chapters form the most comprehensive and wide-ranging treatment of the subject yet available, addressing Protestant education on all six inhabited continents and featuring the perspectives of leading authorities and public figures.

The contributions cover in detail not only the facts and features of Protestant schooling in sundry nations, but also integrate a range of themes common to them all, themes so vital that they are of central concern to Christians around the world and of whatever denomination. Some of these topics are school choice, globalization, Bible pedagogy and character education, the fine arts, parental involvement, and the rise of Christianity in previously inaccessible locations such as China.

The handbook’s stellar list of authors is a Who’s Who of authorities on the subject and includes a renowned American evangelical, a former historian of the US House of Representatives, and White House consultants responsible for framing legislation. The many contributors from outside the USA are leading academics conducting seminal research on numerous topics in the field. Both exhaustive and authoritative, The International Handbook of Protestant Educationwill be an invaluable asset to educators, ministers, parents, policy makers political leaders of any denomination—or none.

Content Level » Research

Keywords » Abraham Kuyper - Christian - Christian education - Christians - Comenius - Pentecostal movement - Protestantism - Religious education - Wesley - bible institutes - bible reading - catholic education - church - church state relation - cristianity - educators - elementary education - evangelical - evangelism - faith - globalisation - history - homeschooling - moral education - protestant colleges - protestants - religion - school choice - schooling - schools - secondary education - secularisation - theological - theology

Related subjects » Education & Language - Religious Studies

Table of contents 

PROTESTANT EDUCATION IN UNITED STATES: 1. Character Education in Protestant Education Throughout History; William Jeynes.- 2. The Removal of Character Education from the Public Schools and America’s Moral Decline since 1963; William Jeynes.- 3. Beyond Integration: Measuring the Difference in Racial Harmony between Public and Christian Schools; Dick Carpenter.- 4. Protestant Education in Early America: A Brief History; Ken Calvert.- 5. The Rise of Homeschooling as a Modern Educational Phenomenon in American Protestant Education.- William Jeynes.- 6. The Protestant Seminary in America; Gary Rieben.- 7. Protestant Bible Institutes in the United States; Todd Ream.- PROTESTANT EDUCATION IN EUROPE: 8. Educational Freedom and Protestant Schools in Europe; Charles Glenn.- 9. “Rendering to the Kaiser”: Protestantism, Education, and the State in German History Protestant Education in Germany; Fred Beuttler.- 10. The Death and Resurrection of Protestant Higher Education in Europe; Perry Glazer.- 11. Notes on Protestant Education in England; David Robinson.- 12. School Choice and Religious Liberty in the Netherlands: Reconsidering the Dutch School Struggle and the Influence of Abraham Kuyper in its Resolution; Wendy Naylor.- 13. Protestant Education in Russia and the Former Soviet Union and Eastern Bloc; William Jeynes.- 14. Luther, Protestantism and Education; Paul Spears.- PROTESTANT EDUCATION IN AFRICA: 15. Protestant Education in Nigeria; Constance Nwoso and Abiodun Adesegun.- 16. An Overview of Protestant Education in Africa; William Jeynes.- 17. Protestant Education in Namibia; Craig Engelhardt.- 18. Protestant Education in Malawi; Moses Khombe.- PROTESTANT EDUCATION IN LATIN AMERICA: 19. Theological Education by Extension and Protestant Education in Guatemala; Ralph Winter and William Jeynes.- 20. Theological Education by Extension and the Significance of the Armenia, Columbia Meeting; Ralph Winter and William Jeynes.- 21. Protestant Education in Brazil; Paulo Romeiro.- 22. What have We Learned from Our Research? Making Sense of the Impact of Religiosity on the Academic Achievement of Urban Latina/o Youth; Rene Antrop-Gonzalez, Tomas Garrett and William Valez.- 23. Spiritual Transformation and Prisoner Rehabilitation; Byron Johnson.- 24. My Formative Experiences with Christian Discipleship and Education as a Missionary Kid in the Dominican Republic; Rogers Steven Warner.- PROTESTANT EDUCATION IN AUSTRALIA AND OCEANIA: 25. Protestant Education & School in New Zealand; Dick Carpenter.- 26. Protestant Education in Australia: A Public Asset; Craig Engelhardt.- PROTESTANT EDUCATION IN ASIA: 27. Church and Leadership Protestant Education in China; Shinji Kang.- 28. The Impact of Protestant Christians upon Modern Education in Japan since the 19th Century; Hiromitsu Ando.- 29. Protestant Influence on Korean Education Development; Shinji Kang.- 30. Protestant Education in India; Moses Dirisena and Chris Ullman Kang.- 31. Protestant Education in the Middle East; Elias Malki.- GLOBAL THEMES IN PROTESTANT EDUCATION: Leading the Way: The Association of Christian Schools International; James Swezey.- 33. Protestant Higher Education around the Globe: The Worldwide Spread and Contemporary State of Protestant Higher Education; Perry Glazer.- 34. Protestant Evangelical Schools and Global Citizenship Education; Jeff Dill.- 35. Protestant Education and the Fine Arts; James Brandon.- 36. Parent Involvement in American Christian Schools; Diana Hiatt-Michael.- 37. An Overview of an Emerging Area of Research into the Religious and Spiritual Lives of Public School Teachers; James Hartwick.- 38. The Protestant Worldview and The Search for Facts, Reason, and Meaning; Michael Bauman.- 39. Attempts to Reach Non-Christians by Protestant; James Miller.- Author Index.- Subject Index.

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