Christian Cyclopedia

About the Cyclopedia

Basedow, Johann Bernhard

(ca. 1724–90). Educ. reformer who advocated preparation of special textbooks and literature for children; emphasized pleasurable interest in teaching, object teaching, nature study, physical training. In his Philanthropinum at Dessau he was given opportunity to put his reform ideas into practice. Wrote Methodenbuch; Elementarwerk. See also Philanthropinism.

Edited by: Erwin L. Lueker, Luther Poellot, Paul Jackson
©Concordia Publishing House, 2000, All rights Reserved. Reproduced with Permission

Internet Version Produced by
The Lutheran Church--Missouri Synod

Original Editions ©Copyright 1954, 1975, 2000
Concordia Publishing House
All rights reserved.

Content Reproduced with Permission

Stay Connected! Join the LCMS Network:

Contact Us Online
(Staff Switchboard)
(Church Info Center)
1333 S Kirkwood Rd
Saint Louis, MO 63122-7226 | Directions


Featured Publication

The Lutheran Witness

LCMS Communications

Interpreting the contemporary world from a Lutheran Christian perspective.
Visit TLW Online