Go and make disciples: education as a Christian mission

Cooling, T. (2008) Go and make disciples: education as a Christian mission. Journal of Christian Education, 51 (2). pp. 5-22. ISSN 0021-9657.

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Abstract

As teachers consider the aspirations they have and the particular contribution that schools in the Christian tradition can make for students, they must have a vision for promoting discipleship that will at the same time serve our culture by working towards its transformation. This entails nurturing a thinking faith that seeks out the biblical meaning and its relevance for today's cross-cultural situation in Western countries. This article advocates the valuing of theological curiosity, the pursuit of biblical faithfulness and the practice of contextualising faith. It draws attention to the implications for curriculum, staffing and the school's relationship with the wider community.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: L Education > LB Theory and practice of education > LB2361 Curriculum
Divisions: pre Nov-2014 > Faculty of Education
Depositing User: Users 76 not found.
Date Deposited: 05 Oct 2011 14:22
Last Modified: 11 Dec 2014 12:46
URI: https://create.canterbury.ac.uk/id/eprint/10142

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