Teaching at the Crossroads of Faith and School: The Teacher as Prophetic Pragmatist

Teaching at the Crossroads of Faith and School: The Teacher as Prophetic Pragmatist

By: Jeffrey Ayala Milligan (author)Hardback

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Drawing on Cornel West's prophetic revision of American pragmatism and fictional cases of teaching from Toni Morrison's Beloved, Teaching at the Crossroads of Faith and School develops an alternative conception of the role of the teacher for a contemporary educational milieu marked by increasing religious diversity and marred by controversy over the appropriate relationship between religion and education.

About Author

Jeffrey Ayala Milligan is Assistant Professor of Philosophy of Education, Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies, Florida State University.

Contents

Chapter 1 Preface Chapter 2 Acknowledgement Chapter 3 Negotiating the Relationship Between Religion and Education: The Prophetic Pragmatic Teacher Chapter 4 Centers that Cannot Hold: Paradigmatic Teachers and Contemporary Re-Visions Chapter 5 Toward a More Inclusive Concept of Teacher: Source, Approach and Ethics of the Embodied Critic Chapter 6 Alternative Conceptions of Teacher in Toni Morrison's Beloved Chapter 7 A More Inclusive Concept of Teacher? The Prophetic Pragmatist and a Sense of the Holy Chapter 8 Bibliography Chapter 9 Index Chapter 10 About the Author

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780761824480
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 228
  • ID: 9780761824480
  • weight: 390
  • ISBN10: 0761824480

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