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American Christian Education
The Principle Approach

Restores Biblical Character and Scholarship
Values America's Providential History
Nurtures the Rising Generation for Leadership
Builds the Capacity for Self Education

   Christian educators and parents, awakened to the necessity of genuinely seeking Biblical truth in every aspect of life, are discovering that the Principle Approach effectively achieves their educational goals. Restored to American consciousness by Verna Hall and Rosalie Slater, the Principle Approach is "America's historic Christian method of Biblical reasoning which makes the truths of God's Word the basis for every subject . . . "*
   This unique philosophy and method considers every academic discipline as a reflection of the nature of God, and emphasizes the principles which enlighten the student's understanding and enable him to master his academic subjects. This historic method of Biblical reasoning is built upon a recognition of the Providence of God in history and the Biblical principles of government upon which our nation was built.
   Equipped with the tools of lifelong learning, students are prepared to reason independently and govern themselves by Christian principles.

  • Challenges the student to develop Biblical reasoning
  • Cultivates individual scholarship by mastering the tools of learning
  • Equips the student for American Christian citizenship
  • Develops the Biblical discernment necessary to address issues of neighborhood, city, county, state, and national government



*Slater, Rosalie J., Teaching and Learning America’s Christian History: The Principle Approach. (San Francisco: Foundation for American Christian Education, 1976), page 88.