Teaching and Christian Practices

Teaching and Christian Practices

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In Teaching and Christian Practices several university professors describe and reflect on their efforts to allow historic Christian practices to reshape and redirect their pedagogical strategies. Whether allowing spiritually formative reading to enhance a literature course, employing table fellowship and shared meals to reinforce concepts in a pre-nursing nutrition course, or using Christian hermeneutical practices to interpret data in an economics course, these teacher-authors envision ways of teaching and learning that are rooted in the rich tradition of Christian practices, as together they reconceive classrooms and laboratories as vital arenas for faith and spiritual growth.In some of their assignments, students gave witness to a growing awareness of the world. One student reflected on Stewarta#39;s book in an interesting way: After our group discussion in class one morning, ... line of assessment, ES 101 as an experiment in translating Christian practice into pedagogical method seemed to glideanbsp;...

Title:Teaching and Christian Practices
Author:David I. Smith, James K. A. Smith, Dorothy Bass
Publisher:Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing - 2011-10-10


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