Book — Anthology of classic statements on Christian education by pastors and laypersons

A 2012 recipient of the Award of Commendation from Concordia Historical Society!

Telling the Next Generation: The Evangelical Lutheran Synod’s Vision for Christian Education, 1918-2011 and Beyond, Edited by Ryan C. MacPherson, Paul G. Madson, and Peter M. Anthony, with assistance from Bethany Lutheran College student interns, Mankato, MN: Lutheran Synod Book Company, 2011

Overview:

This anthology reproduces classic statements concerning Christian education by pastors and laypersons of the Evangelical Lutheran Synod. Suitable for both personal reading and pastoral reference, this historical sourcebook of Christ-centered education includes forty-five documents spanning nearly a century. Dozens of photographs and other illustrations supplement the text. Carefully researched introductions recapture the contexts in which church leaders have addressed critical issues concerning Christian education, including:

  • Education in the Christian Home
  • Christian Elementary Schools and High Schools
  • Christian Colleges and Seminaries
  • A Christian Liberal Arts Education
  • Government Aid for Christian Education
  • Academic Freedom and Christian Integrity

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