Land examines the integration of historical knowledge into a Christian worldview and its implications for teaching, scholarship, and life.
He writes: "Our knowledge of God and history is limited. But that knowledge will grow as we study the past. The dialogue we carry on with the evidence is a two-way street, for our understanding of the ways of God will be informed by what we find in the historical record just as our Christian perspective will inform our understanding of history."
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1. Introduction: History and Philosophy of History
2. The Christian Understanding of History
3. The Nature of Historical Knowledge
4. Christian Assumptions and Historical Explanations
5. A Seventh-day Adventist Perspective
6. Writing History Christianly: Some Case Studies
Appendix A: The Institute for Christian Teaching
Appendix B: The Center for College Faith
Gary Land was professor of history and chair of the department of history and political science at Andrews University. He edited Adventism in America and The World of Ellen G. White.