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Christianity’s Contributions: Schools started (Part 4)

This month’s blogs close out the series with a focus on the Church’s impact on education.  Let’s examine the universities started by believers. Benedictine monks, from 528 AD on,  collected books, copied manuscripts, and required the reading of certain manuscripts in their institutions.  But the first official university was the University of Bologna, in Italy .  It [&hellip

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Christianity’s Contributions: Schools started (Part 3)

Education and the Christian Church have been combined for many centuries.  The previous blogs focused on the Early Church and developments since that time.  In this blog, let’s examine the influence of Christians on education from the 1500’s to the 1800’s. Just detailing the contributions to education by Martin Luther alone are impressive.  Here are [&hellip

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Christianity’s Contributions: Schools started (Part 2)

As Jesus told the Apostles in Matthew 28:19-20,  “Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and teaching them to obey everything I have commanded you. And surely I am with you always, to the very end of [&hellip

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Christianity’s Contributions: Schools started (Part 1)

A new month (and year!) begins a new blog series on Christianity’s contributions.  In examining the past cultural additions Christianity has made, possibly none other is as notable as the opening of schools and the impact that the Church has had on education in general.  Throughout this month, we’ll see that private and public schools, [&hellip

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