Posted by: Petros | January 20, 2009

Education in Early Judaism

Education in Early Judaism: A Historical Model for Theological Education Overseas (pdf)

In 1991, I presented a version of this paper to a seminar course at Regent College on Theological Education Overseas held by Profs. Ward Gasque and Paul Stevens.  In a recent conversation with Richard Houmegni, registrar at Bangui Evangelical School of Theology, it became apparent that the non-western model offered by education in early Judaism could be helpful for addressing the problems facing youth in Africa.

NB: I became discouraged from offering this paper for the Carl Armerding festschrift because I was utterly depended on secondary sources; so I wish to offer my gratitude for the authors of the bibliography of the paper.



  1. […] A professor has a duty to make sure that his or her children are receive an education.  The rabbis said that a man who does not teach his son a trade teaches him to steal.  One of the main worries that […]

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