The Work of Jerome S Bruner and Its Implications for Christian Education

From: Volume IX, Issue 3: Spring 1989 Pages 31-40


This article surveys the work of psychologist Jerome Bruner and makes some applications to Christian education. Ways of categorizing (complexitive and superordinate) and methods of model building (enactive, iconic, and symbolic) are discussed. Motor and speech development are briefly examined. Bruner's theories of the role of play, its enhancement, and possible uses of play in Christian education are also presented.



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