New Outlook Volume 58

New Outlook Volume 58

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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. 1898 edition. Excerpt: ...book brings out in striking relief the immense progress which has already been made. Educational methods of teaching and apparatus were almost at their lowest ebb when Mr. Mann became Secretary of the newly organized State Board of Education in Massachusetts. From the standpoint of to-day his work was largely elementary and fundamental. He had to begin at the beginning. The result of that work was, in the first place, a remarkable development of public interest in education. Single-handed and in the face of the general coldness of temper, Mr. Mann became the apostle of education in Massachusetts. Then came the publica tion of the " Common School journal," and gradually the advance of public-school training and organization along the whole line. It is not too much to say that Mr. Mann revolutionized common-school education in Massachusetts. and thus gave an impetus to the educational movement of the whole country. This impetus is traced by Dr. Hinsdale in'a concluding chapter on The Progress of the Common School Revival. The volume will be welcomed not only as a study of one of our foremost educators and one of the finest types of men of his time, but also as a compendium of information touching the history of common schools in this country. (Charles Scribner's Sons, New York.) RELIGION AND THEOLOGY Two notable books by Methodist divines have just appeared. Bishop Randolph S. Foster has published, through Messrs. Eaton & Mains, New York, the fifth volume of his valuable " Studies in Theology," and the title of this last volume is Gad: 1Vature and A Itributes. Those familiar with the author's " Theism " will recall his point that the outcome of rational thought is the certainty of the...show more

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  • Paperback | 762 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 39mm | 1,334g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236873890
  • 9781236873897