Encouraging Biblical Literacy: An assessment of the Biblical Literacy Task Force of the Anglican Diocese of Pittsburgh, 2008-2017.

Full Title
Encouraging Biblical Literacy: An assessment of the Biblical Literacy Task Force of the Anglican Diocese of Pittsburgh, 2008-2017.
Author
Richard C. Crocker
Abstract
Several surveys portray the current state of biblical literacy; accelerating decline an urgent concern. The biblical evidence in Old and New Testaments that God’s word is written, and should be heeded, is outlined. The doctrine of biblical inspiration is examined; biblical criticism necessitates changes in approach. Five historical instances of significant biblical engagement are described: catechetical movement; monasticism; Cranmer’s English Reformation; Charles Simeon’s impact; Sunday Schools. The Pittsburgh Biblical Literacy Task Force is examined, by review of materials, focus group, and clergy survey. Achievements are noted, and improvements suggested. Biblical literacy should become an intentional project of the church nationally.
Country
United States
Degree Granted
Doctor of Ministry
Type of Work
D.Min. Project
Advisor
John A. Macdonald D.Miss.
Language
English
Date
2020
Number of Pages
137
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