Dewey vs. Jesus

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Dewey vs. Jesus Anthony Mayson EDUC 305 Dewey vs. Jesus Contrast the ideas of Dewey to the teaching of Christ. John Dewey was a great philosopher and was also a pioneer for education. He stated that value was a function neither of whim nor purely of social construction, but a quality situated in events. When it came to religious views Dewey honored the important functions that religious institutions and practices played in human life, but he rejected belief in any static ideal, such as a personal God. Dewey felt that only scientific method could reliably increase human good. With being said we can assume that Dewey did not believe in God or Jesus Christ. Because Dewey’s views are the way they are it would be easy to point out the differences in his Ideas and those of Jesus Christ. Dewey believed that schooling should be humanistic instead of Christian. Of the idea of God, Dewey said, "it denotes the unity of all ideal ends arousing us to desire and actions.” Jesus Christ had a different belief when it came to the existence of God and the increase of “human good”. Jesus believes that he is the son of God and that he is also God. That view differs from Dewey’s view all together because Dewey believes that that there was not personal God or Christ. “Education” that omits reference to Jesus’ role in this world is not education at all. (John 14:6) Jesus believed that God had communicated truth to all mankind through personal revelation of Himself in Jesus Christ and today Christians believe that God reveals himself through propositional, verbalized revelation of Himself in the Old and New Testaments of the Bible. (Genesis 15:1; 17:1; Exodus 3:2-15; Isaiah 6:1-8; Mark 9:7; Luke 3:22; 24:27; John 1:1,2; 12:28; Acts 9:4,5; Hebrews 1:2,3) Jesus understood who he was and what he meant to the World. The bible say in John 7:15-17 And the Jews
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