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Published April 9, 2024 | Version 2
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Jesus' Teaching through Discovery and Pneumagogy: A Theogogical Approach to Teaching and Learning in Christian Education

  • 1. School of Christian Education, Testament Theological Seminary (Nigeria)
  • 2. School of Kingdom Theology, Testament Theological Seminary (Nigeria)
  • 3. School of Business Theology, Open Christian University (USA)


The purpose of this study is to explore discovery and pneumagogy teaching, utilising the model of Jesus as a teacher who teaches through discovery and pneumagogy. The work also explains the theory behind the theogogical approach in Christian education and its three types: christogogy, pneumagogy, and bibliogogy. The purpose of Jesus’ teaching through pneumagogy and discovery learning approaches is also discussed in this work. This work draws heavily from the works of some authors and researchers, such as Bruner, J. S. (1961), Ausubel, D. P. (1964), Woolfolk, A. (2004), Lee, H. (2006), and Ilesanmi, D. A. (2023). The methodology adopted in this research work is qualitative and inspirational. The paper used books, journals, bulletins, and internet articles relevant to the study. The paper concludes that the combined theories of discovery and pneumagogy, through a theogogical approach, engender effective teaching and learning in Christian education.


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