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Wychowanie w Biblii
The education in the Bible

Author(s): Stanisław Wronka
Subject(s): Christian Theology and Religion, Education, Biblical studies, Sociology of Education
Published by: Polskie Towarzystwo Teologiczne
Keywords: Education; child; disciple; God; Christ; the Holy Spirit; parents; priest; prophet; synagogue; school; occupation; endowment; obedience; reward and punishment; attendance; trial; process;

Summary/Abstract: The Bible is in a sense the pedagogical book, which includes God and human guidelines for the education of man and nation and shows the realization of the educational process in the history of specific people and nations. The article presents the nature, scope and objectives of education in the Bible, then the educational subjects, environments and institutions, and finally the principles of education: endowment, trust and obedience, reward and punishment, attendance, trial, continuous process. The author uses the data contained in the Sacred Scripture, completing them with information from Judaic sources. The biblical model of education proves to be integral and effective, forms the mature people and communities, and leads them to participate in the life of God, the supreme Educators in the person of Christ and in the power of the Holy Spirit.

  • Issue Year: 68/2015
  • Issue No: 4
  • Page Range: 313-332
  • Page Count: 20
  • Language: Polish