The Works of

Rev. Prof. Dr. F.N. Lee

The Biblical Theory of Christian Education

So we see that true education (and true “inducation”) means that we must: vertically love God with all our heart; horizontally love man [i.e. both our neighbour and our self as God’s image] with all our heart; and totally love both God and man with all our heart and

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all our mind and all our soul and all our strength and all our might and a;; our body – with all our being.  To teach someone to love with his soul, demands religious education.   To teach a person to love with his mind, demands an intellectual education (of which classic Methodism with its pietistic emphasis on the conversion of the soul alone knows nothing).   To love God with all our body, requires physical education.   And to love with all our might and with all our strength, demands a total education — mens sana in corpore sano, a sane mind in a sane body; to which we may well add:  cum anima sana, with a sound soul.

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