Education: Find the Balance

"It is our hope," said Rector and Headmaster John O. Patterson of Connecticut's Kent School, "that this meeting may be a means of regaining and restating what general education could be within a Christ-centered culture.'' Rector Patterson was addressing a group of theologians and scholars of many faiths who had come for a special symposium marking Episcopal Kent's soth birthday. Now published in book form (The Christian Idea of Education; Yale University; $4), the papers and discussions of that symposium cast fresh light on one of modern education's greatest lacks and needs.


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