Thirteen Essays on Education by Edward LyttletonThirteen Essays on Education by Edward Lyttleton

Thirteen Essays on Education

byEdward Lyttleton

Paperback | May 12, 2012

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1891 Excerpt: ...cycle of Bible teaching to secure that some order is preserved in the matter studied from term to term; it is surely as important that the headmaster should endeavour with his colleagues to secure some uniformity of treatment and general acceptance of a line to be followed, so as to prevent the utter uprooting and dislocation of belief, the muddle and confusion of view, which would be caused by a boy passing through the very various teaching he will otherwise receive. It is impossible, then, that interest should revive in.Bible lessons unless they involve something more than the mere learning a set of facts. Even in the past generation, when each single fact of Bible history had for teacher and learner a value as an incident recorded "by the finger of God," which it may seem now somewhat to have lost, yet there was much beside the inculcation of fact expected from the teacher. This lay largely in the emphasis of, and the declaration of, the significance of the miraculous element in the Bible--the emphasis of types, that is, teaching that special incidents in the lives of Old Testament saints were intended by the Holy Spirit to foreshadow or prophesy the similar details in the life of our Lord: it involved of course similar teaching about prophecies; it ended with some moral, sometimes forcible but frequently jejune. Everything here was definite and precise: there was no suggestion of natural, concurrent with and subsidiary to supernatural causation--the supernatural stood out sharp and distinct; there was no appreciation of gradual growth, no analogy with other circumstances or other histories, no connection with contemporary incidents. Each circumstance, each character, was like the people of Israel--isolated and unique. In giving teaching of thi...
Title:Thirteen Essays on EducationFormat:PaperbackDimensions:72 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.15 inPublished:May 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:021790243X

ISBN - 13:9780217902434

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