Item description for Introducing Christian Education: Foundations for the Twenty-first Century by Michael J. Anthony...
Overview This book fills the need in Christian Education curriculum for an introductory textbook that provides an overview and understanding for the broad range of ideas.
Publishers Description 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 will be Psalm 78:72: ""He cared for them with a true heart and led them with skillful hands.""
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Michael J. Anthony (Ph.D., Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary; Ph.D., Claremont Graduate School) is professor of Christian education at 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.
Michael J. Anthony currently resides in Irvine, in the state of California.
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Christian Ed textbook Mar 10, 2008
This book is a good resource for a foundational study of Christian Education. It is written primarily for an overview of adult Christian education. It is helpful to someone taking a beginning course in Christian Ed. or someone who finds themselves newly appointed to overseeing a church Christian Education program.
Donna Says Feb 19, 2008
Thanks for the timely delivery and the book has proven to be great for my Christian Education Class
Christian Education Nov 7, 2006
Lots of material and insights into the topic at hand. A little difficult to read at times but thorough in its' handling of the material.
Excellent Book on the Subject of Christian Education Jul 4, 2006
This book provided a great deal of information about Christian Education. Both historical and applicable to today. Well written. Highly recommended for anyone interested in Christian education.
Good Job! Mar 24, 2006
The book was in great condition. It got here quickly like it was supposed to. Am very happy with everything. Thanks:)