East of Midnight recently examined various aspects of Sunday School in a provocative series of posts that garnered several responses. Among many other issues raised was the wisdom of using Sophia Lyon Fahs in seminary religious education courses. I also question that as she is far to modern for me!
William Greenleaf Eliot (1811–1887), born in New Bedford, became a Unitarian Minister and founder of various educational and civic institutions in St. Louis (he was also the grandfather of T.S. Eliot.) The next couple of days will include excerpts of his,
"Early Religious Education Considered as the Divinely Appointed Way to the Regenerate Life"
In fact, for today, the title alone is sufficient!