Journal for the Education of the Gifted
A brief narrative description of the journal article, document, or resource. This article examines the beliefs of a variety of cultures concerning the sources of the gifts of exceptional individuals. These include Western African cultures, Egyptian culture, Greco-Roman culture, Semitic culture, Chinese culture, Meso-American culture, and European Renaissance culture. Educational implications are drawn. (DB)
Hunsaker, S. L. (1995). The gifted metaphor from the perspective of traditional civilizations. Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 18, 255-268.