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ERIC Number: EJ1111107
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016
Pages: 15
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 34
ISSN: ISSN-0034-4087
Alternating Currents: Sacramental and Prophetic Imagining and Church Education
Scott, Kieran
Religious Education, v111 n4 p447-461 2016
This article advocates that education ought to be movement toward a unity of conflicting but complementary forces in the life of the congregation/parish. This paradox is captured best in the two divergent forms of imagination, namely, the sacramental and prophetic, both of which are grounded and united in their commitment to seeing ultimate reality. Church education in and for sacramental and prophetic practices offers the possibility of revitalizing church life from within and, in turn, offers an outward response to repair our social and public world.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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