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John Baptist de La Salle: Spirituality of Christian Education

Format: Digital
ISBN: 0809141620


This book discusses the spirituality of the first major spiritual writer (1651–1719) to integrate the Christian vocation of education of the poor by lay men and women into a coherent spirituality. John Baptist de La Salle is considered to be the founder of modern education. Christian educators and all those interested in modern applications of Christian thought will benefit from this modern edition.

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Key Features

  • An initial application of Christian thought in an educational setting
  • Fully integrates and cross references with other resources from your Logos library
  • Allows modern believers to learn from church history


  • Introduction
  • Chapter 1: Meditations for the Time of Retreat
  • Chapter 2: Meditations for Sundays and Feasts
  • Chapter 3: Rule and Memoranda
  • Chapter 4: The Conduct of Christian Schools
  • Chapter 5: The Rules of Christian Decorum and Civility
  • Chapter 6: The Duties of a Christian to God
  • Chapter 7: Explanation of the Method of Interior Prayer
  • Chapter 8: Letters and Personal Documents

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About the Author

John Baptist de La Salle (April 30, 1651 – April 7, 1719) was a French priest, educational reformer, and founder of the Institute of the Brothers of the Christian Schools. He is a saint of the Roman Catholic Church and the patron saint of teachers.