So Favored by Grace / Education in the Time of John Baptist de La Salle Edit


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BAL LRC 14 Blue 443 a&b
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  • 1991 (Publication)


  • 2 Volumes (Whole)

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  • Materials Specific Details

    Copy 1: Hardcover, Copy 2: Softcover, xv, 193 pages, illustrated, biographical references, index.

  • Immediate Source of Acquisition

    Copy 1: Unknown; Copy 2: From the estate of Brother Joseph Melofchik.

  • Bibliography

    Series: Lasallian Resources: New Lasallian Studies, volume 1.

  • Biographical / Historical

    Of interest: Brother Lawrence Colhocker, FSC, wrote the introduction and included his academic location as La Salle University, Philadelphia.

  • Bibliography

    Contents: Introduction, Lawrence Colhocker, FSC, pages, xiii-xv; “The Education of Teachers for Primary Schools in Seventeenth-Century France: Influences on John Baptist de La Salle,” Dominic Everett, FSC, pages 1-34; “Peter Fourier: Precursor of John Baptist de La Salle,” William Mann, FSC, pages 35-51; “The Parish School: L’Escole paroissiale and Conduite des Ecoles chretiennes,” Gregory Wright, FSC, pages 52-78; “For the Christian Education of the Working Class and the Poor: The Heritage of Saint John Baptist de La Salle,” Gregory Wright, FSC, pages 79-102; “Primary Education in France in the Time of John Baptist de La Salle,” Richard Arnandez, FSC, pages 103-144; “’A Grace and Sweetness of French’: The Vernacular in the Secondary Schools of France in the Seventeenth Century,” Edward Davis, FSC, pages 145-164; “A Victory for Using French in the Teaching of Reading: John Baptist de La Salle’s French Spelling Book,” Yves Poutet, FSC, pages 165-173.

  • Biographical / Historical

    Copy 2: Inscribed by the author “To Joe, With affection—Christmas 1991, Larry.” The inscription is very likely to Brother Erminus Joseph Melofchik, FSC, to whom the book is dedicated.


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