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Perspectives on Your Child's Education

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Timothy Paul Jones (Editor), Mark Eckel (Contributions by), G. Tyler Fischer (Contributions by), Troy Temple (Contributions by), Michael S. Wilder (Contributions by)


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In Perspectives on a Child’s Education, proponents of four very different learning options present their faith-based positions on how a parent should answer the question, “Where should I send my child to school?” Troy Temple (International Center for Youth Ministry) is convinced every Christian parent should consider public schooling. G. Tyler Fischer (Veritas Academy) believes open admission Christian schools are best for Christians and non-Christians alike. Mark Eckel (Mahseh Center) favors covenantal Christian schools that don’t enroll non-Christians. Michael Wilder (Southern Baptist Theological Seminary) advocates homeschooling. For each contributor’s chapter, a counterpoint chapter from the other contributors follows with a goal of determining which view is most in line with what the Bible teaches.

B&H Academic, 9780805448443, 144pp.

Publication Date: October 1, 2009

About the Author

Timothy Paul Jones is assistant professor of Leadership and Church Ministry at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky. He is also the author of Misquoting Truth and received the Baker Book House Award for excellence in theological scholarship.

Michael S. Wilder, Ph.D., is associate dean of doctoral studies at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky.