Volume 11 Number 1
Editor's Introduction (Summer 2011)
Welcome to Didache: Faithful Teaching Volume 11: 1. We are a bit late this summer with this edition (originally scheduled for June). The delay revolved around some serious server issues that actually interfered with Volume 10:2 so we postponed release of Volume 11:1 to honor the hard work of those who contributed to the last volume. The delay also helped to secure a new “home” for the journal (actually a return to our original home) as well as created a new “editorial team” to guide the global efforts of the journal in the future; more on that move and the team towards the end of the introduction.
The journal opens with a specific theme: a Philosophy of Education for the Church of the Nazarene. Historically most of the philosophical and theological groundwork in evangelical Christian higher education surfaced from largely Reformed educational institutions. While other works have been available outside the evangelical tradition, many in conservative Wesleyan centers of education have (reluctantly at times) relied on their Reformed evangelical cousins for resources. Some examples include Wheaton College professor Arthur F. Holmes’ 1975, well-known, monograph The Idea of the Christian College; as well as more recent work like Baptist scholars David Dockery and David Gushee’s text The Future of Christian Higher Education. In addition, the Coalition for Christian College and Universities’ series “Through the Eyes of Faith,” tend also to draw on Reformed writers like Ronald Wells (1989), professor of history at Calvin College. For the Coalition for Christian College and Universities’ series, Click here.
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