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ERIC Number: EJ811531
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Jan
Pages: 30
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 12
ISSN: ISSN-1524-4113
Introducing the Contextual Orientation to Bible: A Comparative Study
Levisohn, Jon A.
Journal of Jewish Education, v74 n1 p53-82 Jan 2008
Barry Holtz' (2003) presentation of a map of orientations for the teaching of Bible provides a certain kind of focus for research, enabling us to ask deeper and richer question about those orientations. This article investigates the teaching of one teacher, in two different settings--more specifically, how that teacher introduces Bible in those settings--as a way of generating insight into the particular features of what Holtz calls the "contextual orientation." Building on the sketch that Holtz offers, it explores the internal variation within that orientation, and hence begins to reveal some of the pedagogic possibilities. (Contains 1 table and 43 footnotes.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Adult Education; Higher Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
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