School; A Monthly Record of Educational Thought and Progress Volume 8

School; A Monthly Record of Educational Thought and Progress Volume 8

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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. 1907 edition. Excerpt: ...the higher of the Higher Critics. Samuel gets due recognition of his great work in starting schools for prophets (nabi), who were employed in singing and playing at the morning and evening sacrifice; the element of praise in Hebrew worship, which was so prominent in later times, dates its rise from Samuel's day. A sensible attitude to, and explanation of, the difliculty about the story of the witch of Endor is welcome. As (Dent and usual, the indexes are good, the plates and maps well printed, and the book on the prophets is supplied with questions on the various chapters. Prayers for Schoolboys and Schoolgirls.' By Rev. Wm. Watson, M.A. (Oliphant, Anderson, and Ferrier. 2s. nett.) It is difiicult to criticise a manual like this. There are prayers, intended for boys and girls from twelve to eighteen years old, for certain special occasions and for every morning and evening during a period of two months. Each prayer is preceded by a passage of Holy Scripture to be read--the selection, apparently, being made to suit the prayer. It may be that these devotions will be suitable and useful for those for whom they are intended, the language is simple enough and there is a remarkable absence of repetition. A prayer for use "on joining the Church" seems to show that the book has been written principally for Nonconformist children. The Holy Land. (Owen and Co. rs. 6d. nett.) A little album of ten scenes of Palestine. The scenes, which are described as reproduced in colour from paintings, are delightful; each picture has a simple explanatory note. It will be useful for parents and Sunday school teachers to explain a New Testament lesson. The Cyclopedia of Educalion. nett.) Except that this book has actually reached a third...show more

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  • Paperback | 166 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 9mm | 308g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236771656
  • 9781236771650