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Recovering the lost tools of learning an approach to distinctively Christian education by Douglas Wilson

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Published by Crossway Books in Wheaton, Ill .
Written in English



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  • Moral education -- United States,
  • Education -- Aims and objectives -- United States,
  • Christian ethics -- Study and teaching -- United States,
  • School improvement programs -- United States

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Edition Notes

StatementDouglas Wilson.
SeriesTurning point Christian worldview series
LC ClassificationsLC311 .W55 1991
The Physical Object
Pagination215 p.
Number of Pages215
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1870529M
ISBN 100891075836
LC Control Number90029904

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Recovering the Lost Tools of Learning: An Approach to Distinctively Christian Education Volume 12 of Turning Point Christian Worldview Series: Author: Douglas Wilson: Contributor: Marvin Olasky: Publisher: Crossway, ISBN: , Length: pages: Subjects4/5(7). No book has been more instrumental in the rebuilding of rigorous Godly education. Everyone should read this book. Everyone! It is largely responsible for the tidal wave of educational reform enjoyed by many today. Many have responded by saying, ``This is IT! Let`s start a school.`.   Recovering the Lost Tools of Learning Author: Douglas Wilson I'll try to review this book without getting into the debate of Christian vs. Public education. I'll certainly get into that debate in another post, but for now I want to focus on the educational content of this book. The model, Classical Christian. For anyone who. Publisher: Christian Art Books, New. Recovering the Lost Tools of Learning: An Approach to Distinctively Christian. Upc: Mpn: N/A. Recommended Age Range: 12+ Years. Public education in America has run into hard times. Even many within the system admit that it is failing/5().