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Philosophy

Andrews University

1981

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The Concept Of Character In The Apocalypse With Implications For Character Education, Beatrice S. Neall Jan 1981

The Concept Of Character In The Apocalypse With Implications For Character Education, Beatrice S. Neall

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In the educational world of the 80s there is a renewed interest in moral education after nearly half a century of neglect. However, since most moral philosophers reject the teaching of objective moral values in favor of subjectivity, Christian educators have felt the need to restate the principles of character education to harmonize with biblical truth. This study analyzes the concept of character in the Apocalypse against a background of humanistic philosophy originating in Plato and Aristotle, noting in each system the concepts regarding the norm of character, the nature of man, the nature of good and ...