ERIC Number: EJ556224
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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New Divinity School of the Prophets, 1750-1825: A Case Study in Ministerial Education.
Kling, David W.
History of Education Quarterly, v37 n2 p185-206 Sum 1997
Documents and analyzes the emergence of an informal training network that grew out of the Great Awakening religious revival in colonial America. Dissatisfied with traditional instruction in divinity schools, many evangelical clergyman used their apprenticeships as an opportunity to study with ministers more sympathetic to their religious convictions. (MJP)
Descriptors: Apprenticeships, Church Related Colleges, Clergy, Colonial History (United States), Continuing Education, Educational Environment, Educational History, Higher Education, Institutional Characteristics, Outcomes of Education, Professional Development, Religious Factors, Role of Education, Theological Education, United States History
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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