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Education

What is the role of education in bringing the gospel to societies where Jesus is either not known or not followed?

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From India: The Integrated Learning Experience

by Ken Gnanakan

Our modern education systems are mostly based in fragmented and disintegrated learning models. We study science, then history, move into philosophy and all these are in their compartments with little or no connection. In recent years, the relevance of these educational systems has come into question. What is education? Why are we doing what we are doing? What kinds of products are we delivering? What effect are our educational packages having on students within their own local contexts? And for biblical and theological institutions we ask - Are we really preparing men and women for effective ministry within their contexts?

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The Impact of Education on Nation Building: A Western Perspective

by Beth Snodderly

The development of a society, including reduction of poverty, violence, and disease, requires both leaders and followers who value discipline, order, and the pursuit of truth. These are results of higher education. In this sense, the Christian university is an important artifact of Western missionary culture.

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