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Christelik-nasionale onderwys in die nuwe Suid-Afrika

H. G. van der Westhuizen
HTS Teologiese Studies / Theological Studies | Vol 47, No 4 | a2463 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/hts.v47i4.2463 | © 1991 H. G. van der Westhuizen | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 10 January 1991 | Published: 10 January 1991

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H. G. van der Westhuizen, Hervormde Teologiese Opleiding, South Africa

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Christian national education in the new South Africa
The Dutch Reformed Church of Africa (Nederduitsch Hervormde Kerk van Afrika), as a People’s Church, according to Scripture takes an intense interest in the education of the nation’s youth. According to educational principles, the best school is one in own cultural milieu. The negative reports on multicultural education received from various countries are disquieting for the Church. Consequently, it is necessary to contemplate different options for maintaining Christian national education in a new era.


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