The Christian Educator's Handbook on Adult Education

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The Christian Educator's Handbook on Adult Education represents one of the first comprehensive attempts by evangelicals to apply adult education theory to Christian education in general. In this book, contributors from across the evangelical spectrum present an accessible interpretation, application, and critique from a biblical perspective of the adult education model put forth by Malcolm Knowles. The result is a highly practical volume composed of applied, theoretical, and age-specific chapters that will appeal to those in ministry and higher education.

Topics include:

Biblical foundations for adult education Cultural factors that affect education Learning from gender differences Small groups in adult education Teaching young, middle, and older adults Teaching single adults vs. family-oriented teaching Adult Sunday school Mentoring and discipling and much more

The Authors

  1. Kenneth O. Gangel

    Kenneth O. Gangel

    Kenneth O. Gangel, distinguished professor emeritus at Dallas Theological Seminary, is a frequent lecturer and author of more than a dozen books and hundreds of articles.

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  2. James C. Wilhoit

    James C. Wilhoit

    James C. Wilhoit (PhD, Northwestern University) is emeritus professor of Christian education at Wheaton College in Wheaton, Illinois, where he taught for over thirty-five years. He is the author or coauthor of numerous books, including Effective Bible...

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"The variety of topics addressed, the andragogical model utilized, and the expertise of the contributors combine to offer Christian educators a manual that provides a solid biblical and theoretical base and hands-on guidance for maintaining a program of adult education."--C. Ferris Jordan, Theological Educator

"As a start or an addition to your library, few books would make a better choice than The Christian Educator's Handbook series offered by Baker Books. Noted Christian education authorities such as Kenneth Gangel, James Wilhoit, Howard Hendricks, and Robert Choun have edited or written these books. Their scope ranges from adult to children's education and covers spiritual formation, teaching, and family life ministries."--Christian Education Counselor