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Irrigating deserts

C.S. Lewis on education

by Joel D. Heck

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  • 34 Currently reading

Published by Concordia Pub. House in St. Louis, MO .
Written in English

    Places:
  • England
    • Subjects:
    • Lewis, C. S. 1898-1963.,
    • Education -- Philosophy.,
    • College teaching -- England -- History -- 20th century.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. ).

      StatementJoel D. Heck.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsLB775.L423 H43 2006
      The Physical Object
      Paginationp. cm.
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3415953M
      ISBN 100758600445
      LC Control Number2005032168

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      “Irrigating Deserts could not be better. It has taught me more about Lewis the educator than I have learned from living in Oxford for forty years.” Walter Hooper, Literary Advisor to the Estate of C.S. Lewis “In graceful prose and clear explication, Joel Heck explores all facets - from theoretical to biographical - of C.S. Lewis on education. The author, Dr. Joel Heck, was featured not long ago for a book that just came out in (link below). Irrigating Deserts: C.S. Lewis on Education is the main focus of this conversation, but a few other topics are explored.


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Lewis on Education by Concordia professor Joel D. Heck. Heck argues that Lewis’ primary vocation was educator, and that all aspects of his work follow his educational calling. As far as I know, this was the first full book on Lewis and.

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“cutting down jungles and irrigating deserts”–c. lewis on the teacher’s task Posted on Ma | Leave a comment [As I shared last time, I am on leave until the fall and taking a temporary break from crafting new essays on faith and American history.

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Irrigating Deserts with Moral Imagination 23 “Deep Magic from the Dawn of Time” ().6 The Law of Human Nature, Lewis believes, is like language, both innate (as emphasized in Mere Chris- tianity ) and something that has to be learned, absorbed from parents and society, nurtured by example and precept.

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Interestingly, Dr. Heck referred to the (then) forthcoming biography by Dr. Alister McGrath, which was released in As mentioned previously, I teach homeschoolers in a modified “great books” program. Right now we are reading C.S. Lewis’s Abolition of Man. It is, in many ways, Lewis argues that contemporary (to him) eduational philosophy makes students adopt two basic assumptions: (1) that the predicates of value refer to internal feelings and not to actual objects and (2) that these.

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S. Lewis), best known for his very popular children’s book, “The Chronicles of Narnia,” once said that “the task of the modern educator is not to cut down jungles but to irrigate deserts.” It was World Teachers’ Day last Friday, Oct.

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