National Catholic Educational Association Bulletin Volume 12

National Catholic Educational Association Bulletin Volume 12

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1915 edition. Excerpt: ...extant in Scriptural times, the speaker ought to show the variance and the reasons for it. We are told that Bible history study must harmonize with catechetical instruction. Reference has already been made to the fact that each Bible lesson mustiterminate with a deduction of moral and dogmatic truths. Following the motion of the pendulum to its other extremity, we are confronted with the necessity of amplifying, illustrating, and vivifying catechism lesson with Bible incident and maxim. Otherwise Christian Doctrine instruction will be merely a dry assemblage of facts, neither pulsating with nor inspiring to moral activity. Throughout this paper the writer has striven to remain within the limits of method, as prescribed and sanctioned by united experience and the sound advice of those older and more capable than himself. It has been his object to recall to himself and his auditors principles and thoughts fully known and appreciated, but sometimes, in the hustle and bustle of life, unheeded for the moment. It is his hope that this presentment may open the way to a keener and more detailed discussion of ways and means. This study, joined to the earnest prayer and heroic sacrifice of the zealous Bible teacher, must improve, if possible, the excellent methods employed by our religious teachers all over the land. DlSCUS'Sl'O'N Rev. PATRICK. SLQAN, Jamesville, N. Y.; The consideration of Brother Sylvester's address affords pleasure and inspiration to all who appreciate and admire a thorough, practical, and masterly treatment of the subject discussed. His though-ts manifestly flow from a source of successful experience; and he leaves very little to be said on the subject he has so ably treated. Well does he emphasize, and none too...
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  • Paperback | 258 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 14mm | 467g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236831306
  • 9781236831309