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Thesis (M.A.)—University of Nebraska—Lincoln, 1936. Department of School Administration.


Copyright 1936, the author. Used by permission.


There is a timely need for prompting an understanding of the purposes of Christian Education.The materials advanced will facilitate this end in view. This study is being made and pertinent sources cited in order that special emphasis may be presented concerning the necessity of Christian education and the fundamental principles underlying its purposes, the while drawing attention to the obligations and responsibilities of those whose duty it is to work for the physical, moral and mental development of the individual.

This study will be confined to a general observation of the Encyclical on “Christian Education of Youth” as written by Pope Pius XI, the official pronouncements of the Church embodied in the Canon Law, Acts of the Holy See, Statements of the Hierarchy or body of Bishops, and general administration through officials and duly organized Educational Associations.Several members of the Hierarchy will be petitioned for their official letters regarding Christian Education.

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