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Educating Clergy

Charles Foster

Educating Clergy

Charles Foster

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Based on extensive literary and field research involving surveys, classroom observations, and interviews with faculty, students, and administrators in Roman Catholic, mainline and evangelical Protestant, and Reform and Conservative Jewish seminaries, Educating Clergy explores the influence of their historic traditions and academic settings in contemporary classroom and communal pedagogies. The book describes elements in classroom pedagogies shared across these religious traditions that distinctively integrate the cognitive, practical, and normative apprenticeships to be found in all forms of professional education.

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About "Educating Clergy"

Based on extensive literary and field research involving surveys, classroom observations, and interviews with faculty, students, and administrators in Roman Catholic, mainline and evangelical Protestant, and Reform and Conservative Jewish seminaries, Educating Clergy explores the influence of their historic traditions and academic settings in contemporary classroom and communal pedagogies. The book describes elements in classroom pedagogies shared across these religious traditions that distinctively integrate the cognitive, practical, and normative apprenticeships to be found in all forms of professional education.
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Meet the Author

Charles Foster

Charles Foster is a lawyer and part-time judge, and lectures in medical ethics at the University of Oxford. He is also an explorer, and in 2002 was a member of a successful British ski expedition to the North Pole. He is the author of Wired for God: The biology of spiritual experience (Hodder 2010); The Selfless Gene: Living with God and Darwin (Hodder 2009); Tracking the Ark of the Covenant (Monarch,2007); The Christmas Mystery (Authentic, 2007); and The Jesus Inquest: The case for - and against - the resurrection of the Christ (Monarch Press; 2007)

Table Of Contents

  • Foreword Lee S. Shulman. Acknowledgments. About The Authors. Introduction William M. Sullivan. Part One. Seminary Education: An Overview. 1. Educating Clergy: A Distinctive Challenge. 2. Common Profession, Diverse Practices. Part Two. Classroom Pedagogies In Forming A Pastoral, Priestly, Or Rabbinic Imagination. 3. Pedagogies Of Interpretation. 4. Pedagogies Of Formation. 5. Pedagogies Of Contextualization. 6. Pedagogies Of Performance. Part Three. Communal Pedagogies In Forming A Pastoral, Priestly, Or Rabbinic Imagination. 7. Traditions Of Seminary Education And The Pastoral Imagination. 8. Continuity And Change In The Traditions Of Seminary Education. 9. Cultivating Spiritual Practices For Clergy Leadership. 10. Cultivating Professional Practices: Field Education. Part Four. Seminary Educator Teaching Practices. 11. Teaching Toward Integration: Cultivating The Pastoral, Priestly, Or Rabbinic Imagination. 12. An Invitation To Conversation. Appendix. Bibliography. Name Index. Subject Index.

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  • Catalogue Code 274431
  • Product Code 9780787977443
  • ISBN 0787977446
  • EAN 9780787977443
  • Pages 464
  • Department Academic
  • Category Church
  • Sub-Category Preaching/sermons
  • Publisher Jossey Bass
  • Publication Date Nov 2005
  • Dimensions 235 x 163 x 39 mm
  • Weight 0.001kg

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