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resources facilitating teaching from a biblical worldview in faith-based education


  • Adventist Resource
    Dialogue Tertiary-Lifelong
    College and University Dialogue is an international journal of faith, thought, and action published by the Committee on Adventist Ministry to College and University Students (AMiCUS) in cooperation with the 12 world divisions of the Seventh-day Adventist Church....

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    Institute of Christian Teaching Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Find more than 200 sample monographs from the Christ in the Classroom series, presented at annual conferences on Adventist university campuses around the world. These papers, focusing on the integration of faith and learning, were prepared by Christian scholars...

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    A Believer's Approach to the Sciences Tertiary-Lifelong
    "We are all believers. Christians, Hindus, Buddhists, Muslims, atheists, agnostics, ecologists, terrorists--everyone believes in someone or something. A religious person believes in the existence of God; an atheist believes that nothing exists but matter...

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    A Biblical Foundation Course Design Model That Works - Teaching Millennials in Higher Education Tertiary-Lifelong
    This article explains the importance of incorporating a biblical worldview across all courses in higher education. It describes seven steps for developing courses that contain a biblical worldview, including detailed instructions and figures showing examples...

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    A Biblical Foundation for Integrating Faith and Learning Kindergarten-Lifelong
    This article explores the Biblical basis on which Adventists ground their support for the integration of faith and education. Scripture presents the formation of the Christian mind, the comprehensiveness of life and learning, and the interconnectedness of...

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    A Biblical Foundation for the Integration of Faith and Learning Tertiary-Lifelong
    Taylor examines a foundation for the integration of faith and learning found in the Bible and thereby provides a defensible rationale for the integration of faith and learning in Christian education. This paper was presented at the 27th Institute of Christian...

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    A Biblical Theology of the Flood Tertiary-Lifelong
    Davidson shows that there is much evidence to show unity in the Genesis flood account. "A close reading of the Flood narrative as a coherent whole, with particular attention to the chiastic structure, resolves apparent discrepancies in the Genesis account."...

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    A Creation Perspective on Economics, Ecology and Environment Tertiary-Lifelong
    Fisher considers how many features of society (economics) and religion have affected nature in a drastic way. He looks specifically at Christians and ways they can change.

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    A Qualitative Study of the Integration of Faith and Learning -The Levels of Integration Model 0-2 years-Lifelong
    Listen to this webinar by Dr Pauline Sawyers, Oakwood University Professor, to consider her research findings in a qualitative study of Adventist faculty.

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    A Theology of Health, Healing, and Wholeness Tertiary-Lifelong
    Beardsley states that "The Whole Life is a balanced, integrated life." She goes on to ask: "What would bring about greater balance and integration of the pieces of your life? What can you do in teaching your discipline to foster wholeness in...

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    ABIDE - A Spiritual Master Plan for Adventist Schools Grade 9-Grade 12
    "This Spiritual Master Plan Guide is not just about events or a Bible curriculum, but rather seeks to show how a wholistic approach to everything we do can make all the difference to the spiritual lives of those in our school community." The principal...

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    About Seventh-day Adventist Education Preschool-Lifelong
    This page provides an overview, and links to the best sources of further information to answer the questions, "What is Adventist education?"

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    Adventist Encounter Curriculum - The Story Continues Kindergarten-Grade 10
    "Stories have always been a powerful medium...However, Bible teachers are far more than a storyteller using an effective pedagogical tool within an academic discipline, for they share ‘the greatest story’ the world has ever known."...

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    An Adventist Approach to Cognitive Science Kindergarten-Tertiary
    Cognitive science, the study of the mind, brain, and thinking, is the basis for evidence-based teaching practices. However, popularization of cognitive science can sometimes introduce ideas that hamper student learning and undermine Adventist educational philosophy....

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    Apply the Book Education in the 21st Century Kindergarten-Grade 12
    How can we apply the principles found in the book Education today? And what does a school look like that did this? This presentation will show a process to convert an Adventist school into an Education education. It will also show actual artifacts...

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    Are the Bible and Science in Conflict? Grade 7-Tertiary
    Can both science and Scripture be believed? This article explores how a Christian who is also a scientist relates to this issue. Section headings include: Experimental and Historical Science, Different Types of Bible Passages, Natural and Supernatural Explanations,...

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    Association of Christian Schools International - ACSI Kindergarten-Grade 12
    ACSI strives to enable and equip Christian educators and schools worldwide to effectively educate children and young people with the mind of Christ. This professional organization offers many academic services including accreditation, student assessment, teacher...

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    Beyond Peripheralism Tertiary-Lifelong
    Ross encourages integrating faith into the Adventist University classroom rather than having faith a separate part of the Adventist University experience. This paper was presented at the 17th Institute of Christian Teaching.

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    Christian Values for Future Foreign Language Teachers in the Applied Linguistics Course Tertiary-Lifelong
    The author "describes and presents some examples of how Christian values may be communicated in an applied linguistics course designed principally for the training of future foreign language teachers." This paper was presented at the 31st...

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    Christians Versus Culture - Should We Love or Hate the World? Tertiary-Lifelong
    Rasi discusses the issue of Christianity versus culture. "We are in the world, a world that God loves, and a world in which we have a mission. And yet we are not of this world, and we should guard against falling in love with this world...How can we be...

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    College Faith 3 Tertiary-Lifelong
    "In the third great wave in an outstanding series, here come 150 more college and university presidents, administrators, professors, and Christian thought leaders all sharing moving and instructive personal stories of how God led them while they themselves...

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    Comparison and Contrast of Scientific and Religious Paradigms and Their Use Tertiary-Lifelong
    "The meaning and characteristics of Thomas S. Kuhn's paradigm is reviewed and illustrated, highlighting the claim that science is a human endeavor involving metaphysical commitments and value judgments. The extension of the concepts of a paradigm to other...

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    Considerations for the Evaluation of Church Music - A Biblical Approach Tertiary-Lifelong
    Andrews seeks to address the subject of evaluative considerations for church music with its primary source originating from a Biblical perspective and to develop an awareness of the various factors, which impinge on our musical opinions and positions. This...

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    Constructivism and Christian Teaching Tertiary-Lifelong
    Archer explores "the issue of Constructivism both in terms of its theoretical underpinnings and its pedagogical applications." He begins "with a discussion of the philosophical foundations of Constructivism as a framework for teaching and learning...then...

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    Contemporary Popular Culture and Christian Responsibility - A Korean Adventist Perspective Tertiary-Lifelong
    Kim discusses contemporary popular culture and how Adventists (Christians) have a responsibility to hold the truths given from God without alienating themselves from society and also without giving up truth. This paper was presented at the 28th Institute...

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    Conveying Christian Values through the Teaching of Agriculture - a Biblical Approach Tertiary-Lifelong
    Ogutu looks at agriculture in the Bible, a Christian view of agriculture, the values to develop and how to achieve these values."

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    Created in the Image of God: - A Christian View of Human Personality Tertiary-Lifelong
    Huges explores some of the areas of contact between human personality theory and the Christian understanding of the image of God. This paper was presented at the 2nd Institute of Christian Teaching.

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    Creating Opportunities for Students in Small Schools to Preach from the Bible Grade 1-Grade 8
    Seventh-day Adventist educators agree that the Bible is an essential part of educating youth. Using resources from Young Disciple Ministry, Harward provides practical suggestions for organizing and implementing an evangelistic series for children and by children,...

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    Creating the Best Classroom Theme Ever Preschool-Grade 8
    This 2012 NAD presentation handout inspires teachers to use spiritual themes in their classrooms. It offers easy ways to create a theme that will last throughout the year and throughout your students’ lifetimes.

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    Developing a Faith-based Education - A Teacher's Manual Tertiary-Lifelong
    This tertiary textbook, written by Avondale College Faculty of Education staff, is especially for pre-service faith-based early childhood and elementary teachers. It is divided into three sections: Section 1 provides an understanding of a Christian worldview Section...

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    Developing Instructional Effectiveness in Adventist Higher Education - a Ghanaian Perspective Tertiary-Lifelong
    Laryea proposes a framework for improving instruction and learning. The proposals offered can be applied in any Adventist institution of higher education with characteristics similar to those obtaining in Ghana at the present time. This paper was presented...

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    Dimensions of the Integration of Faith and Learning - a Sociological Perspective Tertiary-Lifelong
    Matthews notes a need for greater clarity in the meaning of the integration of faith and learning. To advance the discourse of the meaning of faith/learning integration Matthews looks at this concept through the lens of sociologists. This paper was...

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    Educating for Health Tertiary-Lifelong
    Mutinga highlights "the importance of health and its impact on the development of society with special reference to the major tropical diseases in the African continent." He also highlights "the role education institutions can play in order...

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    EH&S Issues - Spiritual Safety Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "Schools are diligent in identifying risky situations...However, identifying the risk is not enough. Schools must demonstrate that they have implemented measures to control the risk and minimise the possibility of harm to any student. Are we as diligent...

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    Epistemology of Faith and Learning - a Systems Approach Tertiary-Lifelong
    Uremovich develops a systems approach to Christian epistemology. He first looks at the classics of theology and "progressive" education. He continues by showing how the epistemological models are too reductionistic and simplistic to adequately explain...

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    Examining Validity - The Bible as Text of History Tertiary-Lifelong
    Caesar "proposes an epistemological focus that demonstrates the validity of the historical record of the Bible." He makes the point that the Christian teacher needs to be very clear concerning the historicity of the Biblical testimony.

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    Exploring Natural Themes and Symbolism in Biblical Literature Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This article discusses ways to help children understand nature underlying many Bible stories, so they can grasp the concepts each metaphor or analogy is about. This includes discussing teacher-supervised student research, outdoor learning projects, a Bible...

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    Faith - a Comparison of Humanistic and Biblical Definitions in Relation to Christian Education Tertiary-Lifelong
    God is calling Seventh-day Adventists to think biblically rather than humanistically. God is looking not only for conversions of the heart, but also conversions of the mind. He would like us to be transformed by the renewing of our minds (Romans 12:2). This...

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    Faith and Science - Can They Coexist? Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Can faith and science coexist? Many would say scientists must leave all religious influences out of their scholarly pursuits, because to do otherwise would compromise the search for truth. However, I believe the God of the Bible understands the highest...

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    Faith Enablement for Civil Engineering - a Field Experiment Case Study Tertiary-Lifelong
    Cole gives an example of the factors that cause engineers to be skeptical about their professional undertakings. He reports on a field experiment in one of his courses using critical thinking for both interpretation of measured data and recognition of God's leading in the student's life.

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    Faith, Reason, and Choice - Loving God with All Our Mind Tertiary-Lifelong
    Rasi presents "a brief survey of the options available in considering issues of faith and reason, reviews key biblical passages on the subject, suggests how believers can deal with questions and doubts, and proposes ways in which thoughtful Christians...

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    Faith, Reason, and the Educated Christian Tertiary-Lifelong
    "What's the proper relationship between faith and reason in the life of a believer? And how has the issue been faced by Christian intellectuals in the past? This article will provide a brief historical survey of the options, review key biblical passages...

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    Faith-based teaching - beyond desks or walls Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Cousins discusses three lessons about faith-based teaching. 1. faith-based teaching is not only to be displayed on desks and walls; it is to be exemplified in our daily-life experiences. 2. A mere emotional commitment to integrate faith and learning...

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    Faith-Science Issues - an Epistemological Perspective Tertiary-Lifelong
    Zinke does not argue against the use of reason and science, nor does it deny the validity of understanding the structure of our existence. But it does speak against rationalism, empiricism, existentialism, and any other form of humanism that makes some aspect...

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    Filling the God-Shaped Space - Spiritual Principles and Methods for the Christian Classroom Grade 9-Grade 12
    Using "biblical principles and practical methods based on adolescent development research," the presenters of this 2018 NAD convention breakout session taught attendees how to enrich the spiritual experiences of their students. See the copy of their...

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    Focusing on Science Concepts Grade 9-Grade 12
    This downloadable document contains thirty science concept working papers. Each provides a short discussion of the concept, sample test questions, and instructional objectives. Concepts are useful for organizing our understanding, for explaining things, and...

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    Fostering the Adventist Ethos in a University Campus - An African Perspective Tertiary-Lifelong
    Mbyirukira analyzes "the strategies and practices that administrators and teachers can use to foster the Adventist ethos in a Christian University campus."

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    Go Ask the Ants - Using Nature to Teach Moral Values Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This article explores three ways to use nature as a tool for moral development. The author first sets forth a biblical paradigm for a broader approach to nature, then shows how using this paradigm can inculcate three important moral virtues. Finally, some...

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    God and History - A Biblical Perspective Tertiary-Lifelong
    Schwantes talks about history, and how it reflects God’s eternal purpose.

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    God and History - interpreting contemporary events from a Christian perspective Tertiary-Lifelong
    Sibanda believes that "in as much as the atheists have developed their own interpretation of historical events, which is compatible with their worldview, Christians should also interpret contemporary events according to their worldview." This...

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    God and Nature - An Approach to Creation Tertiary-Lifelong
    Where do we come from? "A number of sources claim to have the answer, but their answers conflict with one another. How can we separate the right answer from all the incorrect answers? Since we cannot prove by demonstration how we and our world came into...

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    Growing Healthy Minds Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Nahor Muchiutti addresses the role of the Christian teacher in not only mastering subject matter, but also shaping the spiritual, moral, and overall development of students. He shares the steps being taken by teachers at Greaves Adventist Academy to ensure...

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    Growing Up Spiritually Preschool-Tertiary
    This article on spiritual growth explores four main questions: What is spirituality and spiritual growth? How do students relate to the concepts of religion and spirituality? How is spiritual growth achieved in the school environment? How...

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    Habitat Responsibility: Teaching Stewardship Through Chemistry Tertiary-Lifelong
    Wright gives a suggestion for a class entitled "Chemistry in Society". "The class project as it is currently formulated allows the student to express his or her acquired awareness and concern as a Christian steward, or a serious intention to...

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    Have I Got a Story for You - The Narrative Factor in Christian Education Tertiary-Lifelong
    McDonald explores ways that teachers can use narrative to help children develop a personal Christian worldview to transform the quality of their lives. This article also examines the history, purposes, challenges and techniques that affect the successful use...

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    Have They Gotten the Message? How Children View Salvation Tertiary-Lifelong
    Habenicht shares results from a study conducted to determine how children view salvation. The study also explored how ideas of salvation develop, and what children and young adults knew about sin, God's grace, forgiveness, etc.

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    Healing, Salvation and Evangelism Tertiary-Lifelong
    "The Gospel 'is the power of God for the salvation of everyone who believes.' This change from death to life meaning and hope, value and future." Elder argues that "clinical care of people, by either discipline, should include evangelism-sharing...

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    Helping the Church Think Tertiary-Lifelong
    The author explores opportunities and challenges facing Adventist higher education as it seeks to keep up with the demands of a changing world. He outlines examples of issues that cut across the disciplines and professions that demand the intersection of theory...

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    How to Have an A Plus PE Program With or Without a Gymnasium Kindergarten-Grade 5
    Using the NAD curriculum, this 2012 NAD Teachers Convention presentation is filled with fun and exciting ideas, yearly themes, easy to teach physical, spiritual, social, and mental health-related activities for the elementary classroom teacher as well as the...

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    IFL Part 1: Integrating Learning, Faith, and Practice in Christian Education Tertiary-Lifelong
    This article will help educators better understand the meaning of, need for, and process of integrating faith, learning, and practice (IFLP) in every aspect of Christian education. Upon completing this lesson, teachers will be able to give scriptural basis...

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    IFL Part 2: Integrating Learning, Faith, and Practice in Christian Education Tertiary-Lifelong
    This study discusses faith nurture in Christian education against the backdrop of the formal and informal curricula by examining some of the objectives appropriate to the disciplines commonly included in the elementary and secondary school curricula. Upon...

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    Implementing Biblical Spirituality in the Setting of an Adventist College Tertiary-Lifelong
    Nae gives a biblical definition of spirituality, focusing more specifically on the concept of spirituality in Paul's letters. From there he tries to apply the theoretical conclusions to the setting of a Christian college. This paper was presented at...

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    Implementing the Integration of Faith and Learning on the College Campus - a Developmental Model Tertiary-Lifelong
    Denison examines "the problem of the diminished influence of the Adventist educational system and the need for a coherent Adventist Christian worldview to serve as a foundation for the endangered school system. A process is suggested for bringing that...

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    In the Image of God - The Creative Act in Teaching and Learning Tertiary-Lifelong
    Spring hypotheses that "successful teaching consists of establishing a dynamic relationship between the student and the subject matter." In the paper he goes on to discuss what the nature of the "dynamic relationship" is and how the teacher...

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    INFO Editorial: April 2004 Grade 1-Tertiary
    This special issue of the International Forum is predominantly made up of major articles by graduate students. From integrating faith and learning in the Biology classroom to comparing faith development in children from various home backgrounds, to studying...

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    Integrating Faith and Learning at an Adventist Secondary School - a System-wide Approach at Colegio Adventists de Sagunto Tertiary-Lifelong
    The author proposes a strategy to help Adventist institutions achieve their mission: "The creation of an active IFL (Integration of Faith and Learning) Centre." This paper was presented at the 31st Institute of Christian Teaching.

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    Integrating Faith and Learning Revisited - a Cosmic Perspective Tertiary-Lifelong
    Roy attempts to "demystify" the concept of integration of faith and learning, "to explore its implications in new and enabling ways, and to propose strategies for implementing it effectively." This paper was presented at the 28th...

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    Integrating Faith and Science Grade 11-Lifelong
    "In the current debate between theology and science, many of the issues seem insoluble and irreconcilable. The conflict has indeed been great at times in my own mind and experience as a student. I would like to share my perspective and journey as a student...

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    Integrating Faith in the Curricular Practices of an Adventist Campus Tertiary-Lifelong
    Du Preez makes a constructive critique of some of these "peri-curricular" (pre-, post- and co-curricular)practices, and recommends "how to facilitate this faith integration, together with certain evaluation strategies to assess the effectiveness...

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    Integrating Science and Scripture - the Case of Robert Boyle Tertiary-Lifelong
    This article addresses Boyle's understanding of Scripture and nature and seeks to outline those features of his philosophy that enable him to integrate religious and scientific activity. This paper was presented at the 24th Institute of Christian Teaching.

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    Integration of Faith & Learning Resources Kindergarten-Lifelong
    A list of resource books dealing with integration of faith and learning.

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    Integration of Faith and Learning - A Heuristic Guide Tertiary
    The integration of faith with academic disciplines is very important. This article discusses how to make sure that this need is met and how to do it.

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    Integration of Faith and Learning in the ESOL Classroom Tertiary-Lifelong
    “In Christian higher education, the integration of faith and learning is of paramount importance, as professors and students approach teaching and learning within a Christian worldview. The classroom where English is learned as a second language (L2)...

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    Integration of Faith and Learning through Curricular Design - Interdisciplinary, Team Taught General Education Tertiary-Lifelong
    Schmidt discusses how faith and learning can occur when educators redesign the curriculum to include an interdisciplinary and team taught approach. This paper was presented at the 21st Institute of Christian Teaching.

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    Integrite Grade 9-Lifelong
    Intégrité is a journal published semiannually by the Faith and Learning Committee and the Humanities Division of the Missouri Baptist University.

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    JAE Editorial - Building Bridges Kindergarten-Lifelong
    This editorial provides an introduction linking each article in this issue. Centered on discipleship and building bridges between church and school, pastors and educators, Christian education should focus on the holistic development of students as they come...

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    JAE Editorial: Big Ideas Kindergarten-Lifelong
    The editor of JAE reports on a new direction for the Journal, which she calls Big Ideas. This is an attempt to help teachers deal with current issues that have moral implications. The articles offer a summary of current research and thinking, teaching...

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    JAE Editorial: Spirituality - Rituals and Relationships Kindergarten-Lifelong
    The author introduces the featured topic of education and spirituality. Beyond instilling biblical knowledge, educators should model spiritual living in order to help their students to desire and build a personal experience with God. Articles include:

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    Kuyers Institute for Christian Teaching and Learning Kindergarten-Lifelong
    This Calvin College institute studies and promotes pedagogy, learning, and educational leadership from an integrally Christian perspective. Resources include articles, audio materials, e-books, curriculum resources, book reviews, and opportunities for project...

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    Lessons from Agriculture - an Integrative Approach Tertiary-Lifelong
    Santosidad presents some agricultural practices often done in tropical regions such as the Philippines and from these practices draw spiritual implications to the the teaching of Christian values to both agriculture and non-agriculture students.

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    Lessons from the Master Teacher... Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Williams gives four lessons that can be learned from the Master Teacher.

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    Liberal Arts Education in a Learning-Centered Seventh-day Adventist College Tertiary-Lifelong
    "What can we do to improve the quality of learning and connect that learning with the development of students’ values? This question is being asked on the campus of Union College by members of the General Education Committee. After a year of research...

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    Linguistics Speak to Biblical Interpretation, Creation, and Babel Tertiary-Lifelong
    This paper highlights "the centrality of language to human experience, and shows linguistics to be a science with a lengthy history, reflecting enduring human interest in it... True to its nature, the Bible has essential things to say about linguistics...

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    Making the Bible Relevant for the Moral Life Grade 9-Lifelong
    John Brunt explores two emerging cultures within the Adventist church: those who read the Bible because they feel it's the right thing to do, and those who have difficulty relating the Bible to their everyday lives. He suggests that using the Bible as a reference...

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    Mathematics in the Light of Eternity - Toward an Adventist Understanding of Mathematics Grade 5-Tertiary
    This article discusses “the nature and value of doing and teaching mathematics from an Adventist perspective.” Bosman explores the connections between mathematics and reality, creation, eternity, and education.

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    Mental, Physical, and Spiritual Harmony from a Neuroscience Perspective Tertiary-Lifelong
    Caviness looks at the fractal theory, which a rheumatologist noted "applies not only to the brain, the heart, and the brain/body, it also applies to the immune system and, in fact, to DNA as well." Caviness also notes how it relates to spirituality....

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    Ministering to the Secular Student in a Christian College Tertiary-Lifelong
    Logan suggests a method of identifying secular students in Christian colleges and discusses why they chose to attend and how the institution as a whole can minister to the needs of these students. This paper was presented at the first Institute of Christian...

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    Music in Seventh-day Adventist Higher Education - A Rationale Tertiary-Lifelong
    Stearman examines the rational for including music, especially as a field of major emphasis, in the curriculum of Seventh-day Adventist colleges and universities. "This paper is a call to ... reevaluate our position on this important curricular area in...

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    Nurturing Faith in College Nursing Students Tertiary-Lifelong
    Amertill identifies three teaching methodologies specific to nurturing faith in college nursing students in the classroom and clinical setting. They are 1) academic/professional dimensions, 2) role modeling dimensions and 3) pastoral dimension. This...

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    Orders and Chance in Nature and Scripture - Towards a Basis for Constructive Dialogue Grade 12-Lifelong
    de Berg discusses "two aspects related to the fundamental questions being addressed by science and theology. These are the concepts of order and chance." After defining the terms he then discusses how they have developed in the scientific context...

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    Our Journey to Spirituality in School Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Incorporating spirituality into a school is not a black and white issue, but by being intentional and emphasizing the roles of both teachers and students, schools can increase the feeling of spiritual intentionality in their halls. Livingstone Adventist Academy...

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    Parables of the Body - Integrating Spiritual Lessons with a Nursing Curriculum Tertiary-Lifelong
    Follett inspects "some of the philosophy of nature while comparing it to several parts of the body." She notes "that parables found in the body can be effective in communicating spiritual truths. These parables can be used as worship thoughts...

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    Perception, Process, Product - Integrated Faith and Learning for a Christlike Character Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Integrating faith and learning requires perception. Perception to know what to integrate and how to integrate faith with learning. The "how" requires knowledge and skill in the integrating process. At the very beginning of the process, we must...

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    Philosophy - The Most Useful of All Subjects Tertiary-Lifelong
    Knight illustrates why "a sound educational philosophy is the most useful and practical item in a teacher's repertoire." This paper was presented at the 8th Institute of Christian Teaching.

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    Politics - A Biblical Perspective Tertiary-Lifelong
    This paper is anchored in the belief that Seventh-day Adventists should manifest a presence in temporal politics and governance, in fact, that God has always had representatives in earthly governments for the express purpose of blessing humankind and as a...

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    Psychological Theories of Religious Development - A Seventh-day Adventist Perspective Tertiary-Lifelong
    "This paper summarizes some stage theories of religious development which are rooted in the Piagetian tradition. Some of the assumptions and presuppositions of R. Goldman, D. Elkind, J. Fowler, F. Oser are discussed. On the basis of exploratory studies...

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    Redemptive Teaching - A Framework for the Beginning Educator and Teacher Renewal Tertiary-Lifelong
    Torres defines redemptive teaching as the Christian teacher's reflective, principled and dynamic sharing of conceptual skills and knowledge with the goal of fostering vital restorative insights and outcomes. This is a paper aimed at new teachers. This...

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    Scriptural Foundations for Academic Disciplines - A Biblical Theme Approach Kindergarten-Grade 12
    This article introduces twelve "biblical themes that provide relevant scriptural foundations for curriculum in Seventh-day Adventist education." Learn how each theme was constructed. Consider examples of how these themes can be applied in the teaching/learning...

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    Seventh-day Adventist Ministerial Training - Toward an Integrated Whole Tertiary-Lifelong
    This study looks at answering the following questions: "How to keep the balance? How to work in theological education on the 'whole person' that is being prepared for the 'whole ministry'?" This paper was presented at the 10th Institute of...

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    Shattered by Death, Strengthened by Hope - A Christian Perspective of Grief Tertiary-Lifelong
    Roberts reminds that grief is necessary for mental well-being. For Christians "the resurrection provides an ending point for grief" because Christ is the one who holds the keys of death and the grave. "Christian health care workers need to understand...

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    Social Work and Adventist Education - Strange Bedfellows or Kindred Spirits? Tertiary-Lifelong
    "These questions suggest some tension or confusion about the role of social work in our Adventist mission as we educate future leaders." Jackson "provides a beginning for examining social work and its impact in Adventist higher education."...

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    Sociobiology - Why Do Humans Behave as They Do? Grade 11-Tertiary
    The Bible and evolutionary biology differ in their answers to this question. In sociobiology theory, right or wrong behavior doesn't exist in a moral sense, only behavioral strategies with differing effects on inclusive fitness. Sociobiology may be considered...

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    Sociology - A Biblical Perspective Tertiary-Lifelong
    Matthews argues the case of sociology being an 'ally' of the biblical perspective, while not ignoring the furor it has engendered in the ranks of believers. He first discusses the "bad" side of sociology and then sets out to make an argument for...

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    Spirituality vs Religion - Implications for Healthcare Tertiary-Lifelong
    Testerman looks at answering questions such as: What is spirituality and how does it differ from religion? Can a person have one without the other? What is the role of religion and how does it relate to spirituality? What are the implications of these issues...

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    Statements on Theology and Academic Freedom and Accountability Tertiary-Lifelong
    The 1987 Annual Council of the General Conference Executive Committee voted this official position paper regarding theological freedom and accountability. This paper was presented at the 8th Institute of Christian Teaching.

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    Stewardship of the Environment - an Adventist Imperative Tertiary-Lifelong
    Mhlanga points out some impediments that have contributed to Adventist's lack of high level awareness and commitment to environmental care. He gives reasons why Adventist should view themselves as key players in matters of the environment. He also examines...

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    Strategies for Integrating Christian Theory and Practice In Adventist Secondary Bible Classes Grade 9-Lifelong
    Many young people do not see how Christianity is relevant to their everyday lives. Dysinger suggests that our teaching strategies need to be revised and updated to meet current needs. He looks at "three major interrelated teaching strategies" the...

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    Students' perceptions of integration of faith and learning and intentional teaching strategies at a Christian university Tertiary
    Purpose: This study examined Christian graduate students' perceptions of integration of faith and learning (IFL) in an instructional context where intentional integrative strategies were used to enable IFL for students. Method: This...

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    Sustainable Agriculture - God's Plan, Man's Discovery Tertiary-Lifelong
    Tayo considers "the conventional call for sustainable agriculture in light of a system already put in place by God." This paper was presented at the 28th Institute of Christian Teaching.

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    Taught or Caught? Another View of Integrating Faith and Learning Kindergarten-Lifelong
    McKenzie reviews characteristics of Generation Y, and proposes 7 habits of highly successful spiritual or God-bearing teachers, who recognize the important of what is caught over that is taught. The seven habits are summed as: "high interest, love of...

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    Teaching Faith in the Twenty First Century - Pointers for Christian Schools Kindergarten-Grade 12
    "What is faith, and how do we go about teaching it in the subjects, relationships and life of schools?"

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    Teaching National History in the Context of the Biblical-Christian Worldview Grade 9-Lifelong
    Zhigankov presents an approach to teaching national history to high school and college students. With careful adaptation this approach can be used both in secular and Christian schools and colleges. This paper was presented at the 24th Institute of Christian...

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    Teaching Nurses to Conduct the Physical Examination - Becoming Mediators of the Divine Touch Tertiary-Lifelong
    Oliveira discusses how warm human caring touch is important for nurses to learn. The approach used to teach nursing students is based "on a creationist view, one that helps the student realize the importance of the art of touch to detect deviations from...

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    Teaching Social Work - a Christian Perspective Tertiary-Lifelong
    Muller looks at how a social work teacher can help students integrate Christian beliefs into their work. Different situations are given to give examples of how teachers can help. This paper was presented at the 31st Institute of Christian Teaching.

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    Teaching Values Developing a Curriculum Framework for Adventist Schools Tertiary-Lifelong
    Kennedy examines the role that the hidden curriculum (moral and spiritual) plays in teaching values. She then goes on to critiquing the curriculum model in the light of Christian educational philosophy and then suggests a framework for developing Christian...

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    The Adventist Pioneer Theological Heritage - Implications for Faith, Teaching and Learning Tertiary-Lifelong
    Whidden discusses ways to reach postmodern "cultured despisers of religion" who enter religion or theology classes in our universities and don't care about what they are learning in the religion classes they take. This paper was presented at the...

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    The Affective Dimension in Adult Foreign Language Learning - a Christian Teacher's Perspective Tertiary-Lifelong
    Hole's purpose in writing this paper was a personal one but she trusts that it can be of some help to other language teachers taking the same journey. She wanted to find a biblical framework within which to articulate her thinking and practice regarding ways...

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    The Bible and Aesthetics Tertiary-Lifelong
    Davidson discusses how many biblical scholars overlook aesthetics in the Bible. Aesthetics is often viewed as a dangerous influence to human salvation. Davidson goes on to explore what significance biblical aesthetics has to theology. This paper was presented...

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    The Bible and Archaeology Tertiary-Lifelong
    Younker proposes that archaeology brings humanity to a better understanding of and a saving relationship with its Creator. This paper was presented at the 26th Institute of Christian Teaching.

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    The Bible and Astronomy Tertiary-Lifelong
    De Groot proposes "a scientific and a biblical model of origins," explores "how these can be brought into harmony with each other," and "shows that the differences between the statements made by these two disciplines are largely a...

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    The Bible and Media Literacy Tertiary-Lifelong
    Steyn looks at teaching media literacy and how that relates to the Seventh-day Adventist philosophy of education. The goal is not to make a list of do's and don'ts in regards to what people should watch.

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    The Bible and Pedagogy Tertiary-Lifelong
    Luxton "seeks to identify and explore some of the pedagogical principles practiced in the Bible. To limit the extent of the discussion, the four “ideals” of pedagogy identified by the National Research Council were used as a framework for...

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    The Bible and Physics Tertiary-Lifelong
    Mundy looks not only at "The Bible and Physics" but also the converse; "the physics in the Bible." "I use both of the phrases loosely to discuss the consistency of science and Scripture, implications and constraints revelation suggests...

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    The Bible and the Philosophy of Science Tertiary-Lifelong
    Baldwin identifies and assesses five elements either related to or implications of a Christian philosophy of science which seem to be implied in a key line by the first angel urging us to "worship Him who made the heavens and the earth, and sea, and the...

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    The Bible, Law, and Freedom - Biblical Insights into Natural Law and Human Freedoms Tertiary-Lifelong
    "The Bible has strongly influenced the foundation and framework of the development of the Western legal system over the last two thousand years. Several key ideas that are critical to the legal frameworks of liberal democracies are deeply imbedded in...

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    The Biblically Grounded Framework for Social Work Tertiary-Lifelong
    "This paper explores the Biblical view of social responsibility and suggests a framework for experientially living both the personal and professional mission and vocational calling to engage in social work. In the postmodern sweep of self-aggrandizement,...

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    The Christian School - A Community of Grace Kindergarten-Grade 12
    Keynote presentation by Dr Don Roy, Associate Director, ASA Curriculum, at the 2002 Sydney Christian Education Conference, October 14, 2002. Roy shares what it takes to develop a faith-oriented learning community and notes that whatever steps taken to help...

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    The Christian Student's Search for God's Will - a Counseling Perspective for Christian Educators Tertiary-Lifelong
    Lam-Phoon attempts to "clarify what God's will is, taking into consideration the tension that the freedom of choice creates." She briefly explores "what it means to follow God's will in spite of circumstances and despite our inherent sinful...

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    The Christian's Pursuit, Accumulation, and Use of Wealth Tertiary-Lifelong
    Anderson explores the "prominent features of a capitalistic economic system and compares these to Biblical values relating to business."

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    The Finite, the Infinite, and God Grade 9-Lifelong
    Clarke explores infinity and how it can influence our understanding of our Creator and our relation to him. This paper was presented at the first Institute of Christian Teaching.

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    The First Week - a Believing Scientist Reads Genesis 1 Tertiary-Lifelong
    The Genesis 1 description of creation gives us the barest of outlines. There are numerous points in the narrative that are open to different interpretations, yet the overall picture is accessible to all. Gibson discusses some of the issues in this paper. This...

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    The Fit Between Adventist Health Principles and Discoveries in Modern Biomedical Science Tertiary-Lifelong
    "Many of our beliefs and practices, especially as they relate to health, are rooted firmly in scientific principles, and some of these are now being discovered." Bailey-Penrod examines some of these beliefs and practices, and the scientific discoveries...

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    The Great Controversy Theme in the Book of Daniel - A Backdrop for a Christian Worldview in Faith-Learning Experience Grade 9-Lifelong
    "The purpose of this study is to see the curricular implications of the Great Controversy theme for value education and to re-enforce the theme in the formation of a biblical world-view through curricular activities for young people in secondary schools." This...

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    The Home-School Partnership in Integrating Faith and Learning in Adventist Secondary Schools Grade 9-Lifelong
    Nzamutuma examines "how the home and the school can work together for the effectiveness of the integration of faith and learning in Adventist secondary schools." This paper was presented at the 12th Institute of Christian Teaching.

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    The Impact of Developmental Factors in the Formulation of Adventist Doctrine Tertiary-Lifelong
    Winn considers how moral development influences preferred formulations of key Adventist doctrines.

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    The Integration of Faith and Learning - E.G. White Quotes Tertiary-Lifelong
    Quotes from Ellen White on the integration of faith and learning, compiled by George Akers. This paper was presented at the 1st Institute of Christian Teaching.

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    The Journal of Education & Christian Belief Kindergarten-Lifelong
    All articles online from Volume 1 (1997). Articles cover range of educational issues from a biblical worldview for Christian educators at all levels. Sponsored by the Association of Christian Teachers, The Kuyers Institute, and The Stapleford Center.

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    The Meaning and Practice of the Integration of Faith and Learning Kindergarten-Grade 12
    The purpose of this study is to explore the distinctiveness of the Christian school, specifically as expressed in the phrase, "the integration of faith and learning (IFL)," and to investigate how experienced teachers understand this expression and...

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    The Nurture of Faith in the Teaching of Denominational History Tertiary-Lifelong
    Lindsay discusses how studying denominational history can nurture the faith of the student. The teacher needs to go beyond the dates and names. They need to encourage their students to study Adventist church history in a candid and honest way, seeing where...

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    The Puzzle of the Petrified Trees Tertiary-Lifelong
    Coffin looks at the puzzle of petrified trees and suggests that creationists "need to study this phenomenon carefully." This paper was presented at the 8th Institute of Christian Teaching.

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    The Role of Christian Parents in Influencing Children - Perspectives on Faith Integration 0-2 years-Grade 12
    "The integration of faith and learning as it relates to parents raising Christian children. How their role changes over time, and how they can work with the school and the church to support faith development in children at each stage. A model is proposed...

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    The Role of the Institution and the Teacher in Integration of Faith and Learning - A Two Dimensional Approach for Adventist Tertiary Institutions Tertiary-Lifelong
    Kibuuka attempts "to discuss how organizational behavior may portray a Biblical worldview, approaching the subject from the two dimensions. It is further hoped that it will stimulate further study by Adventist Educators in the field of organizational...

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    The Role of Vocational Studies in Adventist Secondary Education Grade 9-Lifelong
    Henry "focuses on the importance of vocational training in Jamaican Adventist Schools, its significance in this process of integration and indeed the need to improve educational offering in this area."

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    The Seat of Authority - Reason and Revelation in Seventh-day Adventist Education Tertiary-Lifelong
    Newport discusses reason and revelation and it's place in Adventist education. He suggests the following statement on the relationship between reason and revelation: "Seventh-day Adventists acknowledge the fact that God has chosen to reveal himself to...

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    The Teacher as Agent in Integrating Faith and Learning Kindergarten-Lifelong
    Racquel Bouvet de Korniejczuk presents research on the Integration of Faith and Learning. In addition to helpful display examples, the article includes: The Process of Deliberate Teacher Implementation; What Is Integration?; Theoretical Framework (educational...

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    Think Biblically! Recovering a Christian Worldview Tertiary-Lifelong
    The authors provide models for cultivating a biblical mind-set on worship, psychology, gender, science, education, history, government, economics, and literature. This book will prove to be helpful to anyone striving to Think Biblically! in today's culture....

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    Thinking Christianly in a Media-Dominated Society Grade 9-Lifelong
    Steyn discusses "the essences of a media-dominated information society, in order that the nature of thinking Christianly may be established and consequently fostered." This paper was presented at the 7th Institute...

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    Through Modern Physics Towards a Structure for Causality Grade 11-Lifelong
    Rogers discusses modern physics and concludes that "modern physics not only underwrites genuine freedom and becoming in this world, but suggests a mechanism by which it is accomplished. One is left to reflect on the circumstance that after four centuries...

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    Toward a holistic interdisciplinary model of human being - a Hebraic-Christian perspective of the human observer and its beneficial impact on the theology-and-science dialogue, society, and the environment Tertiary
    The purpose of this dissertation is to discover a philosophical ground in a Hebraic Christian concept of human being for building fruitful theology-and-science dialogue that is sensitive to the physical (natural sciences), moral (philosophy and social sciences),...

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    Toward an Ethics of Medical Care that Includes Care for the Spiritual Tertiary-Lifelong
    Elder notes that spiritual care is important to patient care. He argues that "the absence of intentional spiritual care is patient negligence!" This paper was presented at the 19th Institute of Christian Teaching.

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    Understanding the Spiritual Development and Faith Experience of College and University Students on Adventist Campuses Tertiary-Lifelong
    In a presentation at the Adventist Higher Education Summit in 1997, Roger Dudley provides theory and practical examples of how to enhance faith development in youth.

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    Values in Nursing - What can Seventh-day Adventist Contribute? Tertiary-Lifelong
    Wilkinson examines the values which nursing has identified as being fundamental to the profession in the 1990s. Two questions are asked relating to Adventist nursing educators: What influence do Christian values have on nursing as we approach the year 2000?...

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    Verbal Communications in the Classroom - What Christian Educators Can Do to Help their Students Grade 7-Lifelong
    Abura explores ways in which the individual student can be assisted so that he/she can gain from the instructions offered in the various fields of education." Abura also "looks at ways in which optimum communication can be achieved through teacher-student interaction in the classroom.

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    Water Supply, Environmental Hygiene and Health Grade 7-Lifelong
    Adeove examines "the biblical basis in support of adequate use of water as a special resource from God, and the importance of hygiene and sanitation in the transmission of water and hygiene - related diseases. The essay will serve as an example to health...

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    What Does the Fossil Record Tell Us? Grade 9-Tertiary
    This article examines widely held views on interpreting fossil records that are not supported by the data. Seven misconceptions are briefly discussed followed by three evidences of the viability of an alternative view of conventional geology and paleontology.

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    What Knowledge is of Most Worth? Tertiary-Lifelong
    This article explores the elements that make for distinctly Adventist colleges, in contrast to secular ones. It highlights central biblical principles that should form the core of an Adventist philosophy of education, and the need to provide distinctively...

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    What Knowledge is of Most Worth? Adventist Colleges and the Search for Meaning Tertiary-Lifelong
    Knight concludes that "the survival of Adventist colleges will not be worth the effort if these schools fail to produce a unique product. Their product must fill a gap that other institutions do not and cannot fill. In order to achieve this goal, curriculum...

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    When the Earth's Crust Explodes Tertiary-Lifelong
    Kennedy talks about volcanos and earthquakes and a Christian framework.

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    Why Do Different Scientists Interpret Reality Differently? Grade 9-Tertiary
    Following an introduction to a mini-series on Faith and Science, this article considers the impact of contrasting worldviews (theism, naturalism, pantheism, Biblical Christianity and Secular Humanism) on scientists interpretation of research.

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    Worldviews, Contemporary Culture, and Adventist Thought Tertiary-Lifelong
    Rasi addresses the concept of worldview. He then contrasts "the Christian worldview with two major perspectives that compete for attention in contemporary culture." Finally he suggests "some implications for thoughtful Adventists and other Bible-believing...