The Philosophy of Christian School Education DVD Series
Derek J. Keenan
In this four-part series, Dr. Derek Keenan examines the essential tenets of a philosophy of Christian school education. Explore the Christian teacher’s beliefs and biblical responses regarding truth, worldview, and philosophy and how these beliefs are foundational to an authentic Christian school education.
Session 1: Truth—The Foundation
Truth—The Foundation explores the concepts of truth and man from both philosophical and scriptural perspectives and details the nature of these beliefs as foundational to the Christian school and to education. Running time for Session 1 is 45:42.
Session 2: Worldview
Worldview further describes how worldview beliefs influence values and perceptions of the world and develops the implications of these beliefs on Christian education. Running time for Session 2 is 43:58.
Session 3: Philosophy
Philosophy delves more deeply into the philosophical underpinnings of belief, knowledge, and truth; it also addresses—through Scripture—questions raised by philosophy. Running time for Session 3 is 54:38.
Session 4: Authentic Christian Education—The Acid Tests
Authentic Christian Education—The Acid Tests examines the dynamic tension existing between a Christian philosophy of education and postmodern culture; it also provides measures to evaluate an authentic and vital Christian school. Running time for Session 4 is 42:27.
Derek J. Keenan, EdD, was ACSI’s Vice President for Academic Affairs from 1996 until retiring in 2017. Prior to that appointment, he served as a long-term school headmaster in Florida, as an ACSI board member, and as chairman of the ACSI Executive Board. He oversees professional and leadership development, accreditation, certification, and assessment for ACSI.