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Educating Clergy: Teaching Practices and Pastoral Imagination

Foster, Charles R., Lisa E. Dahill, Lawrence A. Golemon, and Barbara Wang Tolentino
Jossey-Bass, San Francisco, CA
BV4020.E38 2006
Topics: Theological Education   |   Ministerial Formation

Additional Info:
This book emerges from the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teachings study of the most pressing concerns involved in preparation of clergy across all faiths and denominations. Working with accrediting bodies and professional associations as well as the educational institutions themselves, the findings reported in this book can be used to improve the quality of education for future ministers, priests and rabbis. (From the Publisher)

Table Of Content:

ch. 1 Educating clergy : a distinctive challenge
ch. 2 Common profession, diverse practices
ch. 3 Pedagogies of interpretation
ch. 4 Pedagogies of formation
ch. 5 Pedagogies of contextualization
ch. 6 Pedagogies of performance
ch. 7 Traditions of seminary education and the pastoral imagination
ch. 8 Continuity and change in the traditions of seminary education
ch. 9 Cultivating spiritual practices for clergy leadership
ch. 10 Cultivating professional practices : field education
ch. 11 Teaching toward integration : cultivating the pastoral, priestly, or rabbinic imagination
ch. 12 An invitation to conversation
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