This article discusses the nature of lesson content according to the theory of James Michael Lee, and focuses on the significance of Jesus' affective content in the footwashing narrative. Using an integrative approach, the discussion centers on the theme and characteristics of Jesus' love, and suggests that affective content objects may be inferred from His teaching model.
This article reviews the major scholarly and research writings on the concept of adolescent egocentrism, most significantly those of Jean Piaget and David Elkind. It is seen that adolescent egocentrism has specific characteristics which are directly related to teenage problems. Implications for spiritual development and nurture include helping adolescents to overcome egocentrism. It is also submitted that a study of spiritual egocentrism must begin with adult egocentrism.