In Passion for the World: A History of Seventh-Day Adventist Education

Author: Floyd Greenleaf
Publisher: Pacific Press Publishing Association ©2005
Format: Hardcover; 560 pages
Library Section: Religious Section (REL)
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Location: Ellen G. White Study Center
Call Number: REL 286.732 GRE 2005
Status: New Acquisition
Stocks Available: 1 copy

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ISBN-10: 0816321140
ISBN-13: 978-0816321148

Peter J. Leithart (PhD, University of Cambridge) is professor of theology and literature at New Saint Andrews College and pastor of Trinity Reformed Church in Moscow, Idaho. He is the author of a number of books, including A House for My Name: A Survey of the Old Testament, Against Christianity, and a forthcoming commentary on 2 Peter. A contributing editor for Touchstone, he has also written articles for First Things, Modern Theology, Journal of Biblical Literature, and Pro Ecclesia.

The history of Seventh-day Adventist education From Marthy Byington's church school for five New York families in 1853 to the more than 6,700 elementary - through college-level schools the church operates worlwide today, the history of Adventist education is a story of struggle, tenacity, faith, and blessing. In Passion for the World, by retired professor of history Floyd Greenleaf, gives readers a fascinating behind-the-scenes look at the growth of an identifiably Adventist system of schools. This book is an inspiring testimony to the power of God and to the vision of true education.

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