ERIC Number: EJ878651
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Apr
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 57
Teaching for Racial Justice: A Participative Approach
Reddie, Anthony G.
Teaching Theology & Religion, v13 n2 p95-109 Apr 2010
This article outlines an ongoing method the author developed for seeking to enable predominantly White students in theological education (those training for authorized public ordained ministry) to engage with the central tenets of racial justice. The quest for racial justice has been an important part of the mission of the major church denominations in the United Kingdom over the past twenty years, as they have declared that "Racism is a sin." Ordained ministers are now charged with the task of seeking to lead church congregations into faithful, anti-racist forms of practice--namely, the quest for racial justice. This paper outlines the working method the author has developed in order to conscientize ministers in training for this significant task.
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, White Students, Teaching Methods, Theological Education, Social Justice, Racial Relations, Racial Bias, Churches, Church Role, Clergy
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
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Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom