Pedagogy and social life in the Romanian. Joseph Moesiodax (1725-1800) Cover Image

Pedagogie şi viaţă socială în Ţările Române. Iosif Moesiodax (1725-1800)
Pedagogy and social life in the Romanian. Joseph Moesiodax (1725-1800)

Author(s): Dorin Opriş
Subject(s): Christian Theology and Religion
Published by: Facultatea de Teologie Ortodoxă Alba Iulia
Keywords: pedagogy; enlightenment; education systems; Joseph Moesiodax; modernization of education

Summary/Abstract: Pedagogy and social life in the Romanian. Joseph Moesiodax (1725-1800). In VIII century there have been important changes in Europe in political, cultural or economic, could not exclude the development and modernization of education. The work of prominent philosophers and educators, and JJ Rousseau, Im. Kant J.H. Pestalozzi contributed substantially to the opening of new trends in thinking and social activity. In the context of developing the means of production and trade, there was a significant development in social, which led to greater concern for the development of education, both at institutional and theoretical level. European current favorable social development by expanding the school network and the introduction of disciplines and teaching methods we had significant support in the Romanian, teachers or theologians with pedagogical concerns. Paradigmatic for the beginnings of Romanian school, Joseph Moesiodax theologian-educator is the name that links a major effort to modernize education, especially the one in Moldova. Through his work, Joseph Moesiodax proves an outstanding theorist and a practitioner. Graduate studies followed at major monastic schools and universities have recognized the time provided the necessary theoretical. His writings show how managed to put in a new light, which was in harmony with the monastic vocation, the principles, the finality, teaching strategies promoted by the European educational trends. For Moesiodax, education is a duty and an opportunity that God provides students and teachers alike.

  • Issue Year: XIV/2009
  • Issue No: 3
  • Page Range: 247-262
  • Page Count: 16
  • Language: Romanian