Foundations of Education – Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary

The following books are some of those appearing on a Comprehensive Reading List for PhD candidates in Foundations of Education at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary.  This list was compiled several years ago so it may have been updated since then with other titles not found here.

Anthony, Michael J. and Benson, Warren S. Exploring the History and Philosophy of Christian Education: Principles for the 21st Century. Grand Rapids: Kregel, 2003.

Barclay, William. Educational Ideals in the Ancient World. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Book House, 1959.

Bruce, Alexander Balmain. The Training of the Twelve. New Canaan, Ct: Keats Publishing, Inc. 1979.

Clouse, Bonnidell. Teaching for Moral Growth: A Guide for the Christian Community Teachers, Parents, and Pastors. Wheaton, IL: Victor Books, 1993.

Eldridge, Daryl. The Teaching Ministry of the Church. Nashville: Broadman & Holman, 1995.

Erikson, Erik H. Identity and the Life Cycle. New York: W. W. Norton and Company, 1980.

Estep, James Riley, Jr., ed. C. E.: The Heritage of Christian Education. Joplin, MO: College Press, 2003.

Ford, Leroy. A Curriculum Design Manual for Theological Education: A Learning Outcomes Focus. Nashville: Broadman Press. 1991.

Gaebelein, Frank E. The Pattern of God’s Truth: The Integration of Faith and Learning. Winona Lake: BMH Books, 1968.

Gorman, Julie A. Community that is Christian: A Handbook on Small Groups. Wheaton, IL: Victor Books, 1993.

Knight, George B. Philosophy and Education: An Introduction in Christian Perspective. Berrien Springs, MI: Andrews University Press, 1989.

LeBar, Lois E. Education That is Christian. New York: Fleming H. Revell, 1958.

LeFever, Marlene D. Learning Styles: Reaching Everyone God Gave You to Teach. Elgin, Ill: David C. Cook Publishing Co. 2002

Lingenfelter, Judith, and Sherwood Lingenfelter. Teaching Cross-Culturally: An Incarnational Model for Learning and Teaching. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Academic, 2003

Pazmiño, Robert W. Foundational issues in Christian Education. Grand Rapids: Baker, 1997.

Price, John M. Jesus the Teacher. Nashville: The Sunday School Board of the Southern Baptist Convention, 1946.

Richards, Lawrence O., & Bredfeldt, Gary. Creative Bible Teaching (Rev. ed.). Chicago: Moody, 1998.

Richards, Lawrence O. A Theology of Christian Education. Grand Rapids: Zondervan, 1975.

Roehlkepartain, Eugene C. The Teaching Church: Moving Christian Education to Center Stage. Nashville: Abingdon, 1993.

Wilhoit, James, & Dettoni, John. Nurture that is Christian: Developmental Perspective on Christian Education. Wheaton, Illinois: Bridgepoint Books, 1995.

Wyckoff, D. Campbell. Theory and Design of the Christian Education Curriculum. Westminster Press. 1961.

Yount, William. Called to Teach: An Introduction to the Ministry of Teaching.
Broadman and Holman, 1999.

Yount, William. Created to Learn: A Christian Teacher’s Introduction to Educational Psychology. Nashville: Broadman and Holman, 1996.

Zuck, Roy B. Teaching as Paul Taught. Grand Rapids: Baker, 1998.