Educating for Redemptive Community: Essays in Honor of Jack Seymour and Margaret Ann Crain

Wipf and Stock - Even in the midst of the oppression of his day, hiding, Jesus preached and taught that redemptive community was possible if his followers would simply stop hoarding, and excluding. In addition to essays by jack seymour and Margaret Ann Crain, Reginald Blount, scholars contributing to this volume include Dori Grinenko Baker, Evelyn L.

What a prophetic word for today in the midst of modern day oppression and fears of scarcity! In this edited volume, in honor of religious education scholars Jack Seymour and Margaret Ann Crain, eight of their PhD advisees--each scholars in their own right--join Seymour and Crain to lay out their vision of redemptive community.

Educating for Redemptive Community: Essays in Honor of Jack Seymour and Margaret Ann Crain - Rooted in their own scholarship, each contributor proposes ways in which Jesus' vision of redemptive community can become reality in churches and congregations, and in our larger world. Jesus made claims about redemptive community throughout his ministry when he called people to extravagant grace. The foreword by mary elizabeth Moore and afterword by Seymour and Crain set the volume in the larger context of the church and academy.

Parker, leah gunning francis, Mai-Anh Le Tran, Carmichael Crutchfield, Débora B. A. Junker, and Denise Janssen.





Teaching to Transgress: Education as the Practice of Freedom Harvest in Translation

Routledge - Bell hooks speaks to the heart of education today: how can we rethink teaching practices in the age of multiculturalism? What do we do about teachers who do not want to teach, and students who do not want to learn? How should we deal with racism and sexism in the classroom? Full of passion and politics, Teaching to Transgress combines a practical knowledge of the classroom with a deeply felt connection to the world of emotions and feelings.

This is the rare book about teachers and students that dares to raise questions about eros and rage, grief and reconciliation, and the future of teaching itself. To educate is the practice of freedom, " writes bell hooks, "is a way of teaching anyone can learn. Teaching to transgress is the record of one gifted teacher's struggle to make classrooms work.

Teaching to Transgress: Education as the Practice of Freedom Harvest in Translation - . Routledge. After reading teaching to transgress I am once again struck by bell hooks's never-ending, unquiet intellectual energy, an energy that makes her radical and loving. Paulo freire in teaching to transgress, bell hooks--writer, and insurgent black intellectual--writes about a new kind of education, teacher, education as the practice of freedom.

Teaching students to "transgress" against racial, sexual, for hooks, and class boundaries in order to achieve the gift of freedom is, the teacher's most important goal.





To Know as We Are Known: Education as a Spiritual Journey

HarperOne - Routledge. This primer on authentic education explores how mind and heart can work together in the learning process. Moving beyond the bankruptcy of our current model of education, Parker Palmer finds the soul of education through a lifelong cultivation of the wisdom each of us possesses and can share to benefit others.





Empowering Education: Critical Teaching for Social Change

University of Chicago Press - He offers many examples and applications for the elementary grades through college and adult education. In empowering education Shor offers a comprehensive theory and practice for critical pedagogy. This book shows how students can develop as critical thinkers, skilled workers, inspired learners, and involved citizens.

His work creatively adapts the ideas of Brazilian educator Paulo Freire for North American classrooms. For shor, empowering education is a student-centered, critical and democratic pedagogy for studying any subject matter and for self and social change. It takes shape as a dialogue in which teachers and students mutually investigate everyday themes, social issues, and academic knowledge.

Empowering Education: Critical Teaching for Social Change - . Through dialogue and problem-posing, students become active agents of their learning. Routledge. Ira shor is a pioneer in the field of critical education who for over twenty years has been experimenting with learning methods. Shor carefully analyzes obstacles to and resources for empowering education, suggesting ways for teachers to transform traditional approaches into critical and democratic ones.





Pedagogy of the Oppressed: 50th Anniversary Edition

Bloomsbury Academic - First published in portuguese in 1968, Pedagogy of the Oppressed was translated and published in English in 1970 Routledge. Paulo freire's work has helped to empower countless people throughout the world and has taken on special urgency in the United States and Western Europe, where the creation of a permanent underclass among the underprivileged and minorities in cities and urban centers is ongoing.

This 50th anniversary edition includes an updated introduction by donaldo macedo, gustavo fischman, a new afterword by Ira Shor and interviews with Marina Aparicio Barberán, Ramón Flecha, Noam Chomsky, students, Ronald David Glass, Valerie Kinloch, Peter Mayo, Peter McLaren and Margo Okazawa-Rey to inspire a new generation of educators, and general readers for years to come.





Nobody Cries When We Die: God, Community, and Surviving to Adulthood

Chalice Press - A story balancing the tension between pain and healing, nobody Cries When We Die takes you to the places that make American society flinch, redefines what you are called to do with your life, and gives you strength to save lives and lead in your own community. Part of the fte forum for Theological Exploration Series Routledge.

When the screams of innocents dying engulf you, for whom survival is not a given, how do you hear God's voice? Will God and God's people call you to life when your breath is being strangled out of you? For people of color living each day surrounded by violence, vocational discernment is more than "finding your purpose" - it's a matter of life and death.

Nobody Cries When We Die: God, Community, and Surviving to Adulthood - Patrick reyes shares his story of how the community around him - his grandmother, friends, and neighbors - saved him from gang life, educators, abuse, robed clergy, and the economic and racial oppression that threatened to kill him before he ever reached adulthood.





Basics of Christian Education

Chalice Press - Routledge. Congregations are always struggling with what quality Christian education is and how to build and maintain it. In this concise and easy-to-use guide, Karen Tye offers practical help, addressing the vital areas that need attention when planning for and building a Christian education program. Questions and exercises at the end of each chapter help pastors, Christian educators, and laity apply the information to their own unique setting, seminary students, building on the basics to renew and transform Christian education.





Pedagogy of the Oppressed, 30th Anniversary Edition

Continuum - Routledge. Freire's work has taken on especial urgency in the United States and Western Europe, where the creation of a permanent underclass among the underprivileged and minorities in cities and urban centers is increasingly accepted as the norm. With a substantive new introduction on freire's life and the remarkable impact of this book by writer and Freire confidant and authority Donaldo Macedo, students, this anniversary edition of Pedagogy of the Oppressed will inspire a new generation of educators, and general readers for years to come.

First published in portuguese in 1968, Pedagogy of the Oppressed was translated and published in English in 1970 Bloomsbury Academic. The methodology of the late Paulo Freire has helped to empower countless impoverished and illiterate people throughout the world.





Not a Crime to Be Poor: The Criminalization of Poverty in America

The New Press - Schoolchildren are sent to court for playground skirmishes that previously sent them to the principal’s office. As peter edelman explains in not a crime to Be Poor, in fact Ferguson is everywhere: the debtors’ prisons of the twenty-first century. Bloomsbury Academic. Kennedy book award, the book that evicted author Matthew Desmond calls “a powerful investigation into the ways the United States has addressed poverty.

As harvard law professor randall kennedy has said, “No one has been more committed to struggles against impoverishment and its cruel consequences than Peter Edelman. And former new york times columnist bob Herbert writes, “If there is one essential book on the great tragedy of poverty and inequality in America, this is it.

Not a Crime to Be Poor: The Criminalization of Poverty in America - Routledge. The homeless are arrested for sleeping in the park or urinating in public. A former aide to Robert F. Lucid and troubling”in one of the richest countries on Earth it has effectively become a crime to be poor. Awarded “special recognition” by the 2018 Robert F. Kennedy book & journalism awardsfinalist for the american bar association’s 2018 Silver Gavel Book AwardNamed one of the “10 books to read after you've read Evicted” by the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel“Essential reading for anyone trying to understand the demands of social justice in America.

Bryan stevenson, author of Just Mercy Winner of a special Robert F.





Aging and Ministry in the 21st Century: An Inquiry Approach

Discipleship Resources - Routledge. The church needs to tap into their wisdom, experience, energy, and talents. In addition to the practical issues of programming, Gentzler takes on more difficult topics of aging including chronic conditions, depression and death. Gentzler stresses that older adult ministries need to be by and with elders as well as for them, since participants will represent all stages of retirement and activity levels.

The church is in the hands of its elders. But dont tell Boomers theyre aging. He also recommends that churches pay special attention to the needs of the Boomer generation, since they are now becoming the older adults who will determine the churchs path for years to come. They really do expect to stay young and see getting old as an option, rather than a reality.

Aging and Ministry in the 21st Century: An Inquiry Approach - Bloomsbury Academic. As boomers have cycled through their various life stages they passed through hippie and yuppie to become abbies: aging baby boomers, "" Gentzler writes. While the popular perception is that the aged are needy and infirm, Gentzler affirms the majority of older adults have plenty to give.





Educating Congregations: The Future of Christian Education

Abingdon Press - Isbn13: 9780687002450 Buy with confidence! Millions of books sold! Notes: brand new from publisher! 100% satisfaction guarantee. After identifying the weaknesses in current education programs, Charles Foster offers an alternative vision that is more cooperative, more attentive to the whole of the congregation's life, and that helps people critically correlate the Bible and Christian tradition to their own experience.

A leading christian educator offers a practical guide for revisioning a church's educational program. Tracking provided on most orders. Routledge. Bloomsbury Academic. Condition: New.