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Interreligious learning and teaching : a Christian rationale for transformative praxis

Author: Kristin Johnston Largen; Mary E Hess; Christy Lohr
Publisher: Minneapolis, MN : Fortress Press, [2014] ©2014
Series: Seminarium elements.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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There is still resistance in Christian institutions to interreligious dialogue. Many feel that such a practice weakens Christian faith, and promotes the idea that Christianity is merely one among many different religious options. When it comes to higher education, there is the fear that both college and seminary students will "lose their faith" if they are invited to study other religious traditions from a positive  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kristin Johnston Largen; Mary E Hess; Christy Lohr
ISBN: 1451488777 9781451488777
OCLC Number: 881204738
Description: vii, 117 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 23 cm.
Contents: Our interreligious life in the twenty-first-century North American context / Kristin Johnston Largen --
Chapter praxis points / Christy Lohr Sapp --
Chapter response: What are students' questions? / Mary Hess --
A Christian rationale for interreligious teaching and learning / Kristin Johnston Largen --
Chapter praxis points / Christy Lohr Sapp --
Chapter response: How do we understand student learning as adult learning? / Mary Hess --
Outcomes, strategies, and assessment for interreligious teaching and learning / Kristin Johnston Largen --
Chapter praxis points / Christy Lohr Sapp --
Chapter response: How do theologies of the pluralism of faith help? / Mary Hess --
Epilogue: Returning to the questions with which we began / Mary Hess --
Endings and beginnings / Kristin Johnston Largen.
Series Title: Seminarium elements.
Other Titles: Christian rationale for a transformative praxis
Responsibility: Kristin Johnston Largen ; with Mary E. Hess, Christy Lohr Sapp.

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There is still resistance in Christian institutions to interreligious dialogue. The author provides not only the theological grounding for such a position but also advice on how to teach and live out  Read more...
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