True Education   Leave a comment

$ dreamstime_469645The nature of true education has long been a favorite topic of discussion among writers, educators, and philosophers. Faced with the crises of an atomic age, present-day teachers have realized that factual education is not sufficient. Men must learn to live together and work out their differences harmoniously. Thoughtful teachers are becoming aware that in order to achieve these purposes, education must be scientifically spiritual.  Read more

This article by Miriam Beckhoff Damsgaard was originally published in the November 1955 issue of the Christian Science Journal.  The important point it makes – that true education promotes loving-kindness, friendship, brotherhood. It teaches men how to live together in peace … – is still very pertinent today.  The full article can currently be accessed on JHS-online.


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