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Therapeutic Approach In Moral Education: A Critical Assessment, Jan Habl Mar 2018

Therapeutic Approach In Moral Education: A Critical Assessment, Jan Habl

Pro Rege

This study aims to critically assess the so-called therapeutic approach in moral education, which emerged in the postwar twentieth century, in the western part of the world. The proponents of the approach used different terms to express its essence: value clarification method, or sometimes the decision-making method or the critical thinking method. These philosophies of education have the common feature of a personalistic, non-directive, or client-oriented approach to the individual. Therefore, I will refer to them here as therapeutic. There are many advocates, but some of the most notable should be named: Carl Rodgers, Jean Piaget, Lawrence Kohlberg, Sidney B ...


Tribute To E.L. Hebden Taylor (1925-2006): British Export To North America, Steve Bishop Jun 2016

Tribute To E.L. Hebden Taylor (1925-2006): British Export To North America, Steve Bishop

Pro Rege

No abstract provided.


Augustine’S De Musica In The 21st Century Music Classroom, John Macinnis Mar 2015

Augustine’S De Musica In The 21st Century Music Classroom, John Macinnis

Faculty Work Comprehensive List

Augustine’s De musica is all that remains of his ambitious plan to write a cycle of works describing each of the liberal arts in terms of Christian faith and is actually unfinished; whereas the six books extant today primarily examine rhythm, Augustine intended to write about melody also. The sixth book of De musica was better known in late Antiquity and the Middle Ages than the first five, and it takes up philosophical questions of aesthetics related to the proportionate ordering discernable throughout creation. After a brief introduction summarizing De musica’s content and its importance in subsequent Christian ...


Augustinian Approach To Holistic Christian Pedagogy, Adam Schultz, Neal Deroo Oct 2014

Augustinian Approach To Holistic Christian Pedagogy, Adam Schultz, Neal Deroo

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Presenters explain how in their CORE philosophy class they seek to demonstrate that their students' real life-spiritual life distinction is symptomatic of a dualism endemic to contemporary Christianity (section 1), and that their reading of Augustine's Confessions can provide a unified and holistic corrective to it (section 2) and that doing so helps students see a more radical vision of Christian faithfulness, one that calls for a holistic, life-wide response to the work of Christ that will not allow for an easy distinction between ‘spiritual’ life and everyday life (section 3).


From Defending Theism To Discerning Spirits: Reconceiving The Task Of Christian Philosophy, Neal Deroo Jun 2014

From Defending Theism To Discerning Spirits: Reconceiving The Task Of Christian Philosophy, Neal Deroo

Pro Rege

Dr. Neal DeRoo presented this paper at a joint meeting of the Society for Christian Philosophers and the Society for Continental Philosophy and Theology, held at Trinity College, June 2014. The topic of the meeting was, "What is Christian Philosophy," celebrating the 30-year anniversary of the publication of Alvin Plantinga's landmark essay "Advice to Christian Philosophers."


Reformational Christian Philosophy And Christian College Education, Calvin Seerveld Mar 2002

Reformational Christian Philosophy And Christian College Education, Calvin Seerveld

Pro Rege

No abstract provided.


Improvising Inside The Whole Story, Syd Hielema Sep 2001

Improvising Inside The Whole Story, Syd Hielema

Pro Rege

This paper was presented to the B. J. Haan Education Conference held at Dordt College in March 2001.


Vollenhoven And Thinking In The Light Of Scripture, John H. Kok Dec 1992

Vollenhoven And Thinking In The Light Of Scripture, John H. Kok

Pro Rege

No abstract provided.


Philosophical Roots Of The Secular Academic Mind, Nick Van Til Mar 1985

Philosophical Roots Of The Secular Academic Mind, Nick Van Til

Pro Rege

No abstract provided.


Confessional Scholarship?, Nick Van Til Dec 1974

Confessional Scholarship?, Nick Van Til

Pro Rege

No abstract provided.


Professor Stoker On Campus (Con't.), Bev Bandstra Jun 1974

Professor Stoker On Campus (Con't.), Bev Bandstra

Pro Rege

Stoker's first lecture is discussed in Pro Rege 2:19-20, Dec 1973. The second lecture is discussed in Pro Rege 2:19-20, March 1974.


Dooyeweerd's "History" And The Historian, Nick Van Til Dec 1973

Dooyeweerd's "History" And The Historian, Nick Van Til

Pro Rege

No abstract provided.


Christian Direction For Natural Science, Al Mennega Dec 1972

Christian Direction For Natural Science, Al Mennega

Pro Rege

No abstract provided.