Reading of Ch 11 - Faith and Duty (Review) - Parents as Teachers of Morals

Episode 25 · April 10th, 2019 · 30 mins 38 secs

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Chapter XI - Faith and Duty (Reviews): Parents as Teachers of Morals

'Laws of nature and ways of men' - The moral instruction of children - No infallible sense of 'ought' - The Bible a classic literature - The Bible tabooed in 'education' - A mother's diary - Fairy tales, and how to use them - Fables - Bible stories - The cadence of Bible phraseology is charming to a child - Shall the stories of miracles be used in moral instruction? - Should the whole Bible be put into the hands of a child? - Moral rules from the Pentateuch - The 'Odyssey' and the 'Iliad' - The initial weakness of 'secular' morality - Lessons on duty - A child's inducements to learn - Moral value of manual training - Slipshod moral teaching - Importance of ethical instructions

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