May 26, 2009 / Theology
This article suggests that thinking of schools as “gardens of delight” reconnects learning, faith, and beauty.
David I. Smith is Associate Professor of German and Director of the Kuyers Institute for Christian Teaching and Learning (www.pedagogy.net) at Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Michigan. He serves as editor of the Journal of Education and Christian Belief (www.jecb.org) and of the Journal of Christianity and Foreign Languages (www.nacfla.net). His most recent book is Learning from the Stranger: Christian Faith and Cultural Diversity (Grand Rapids, MI: Eerdmans, 2009)