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TMST 8044 Seminar: Theology, Education and Liberation (Spring: 3 )


Course Description

What does it mean to “teach as Jesus taught,” especially in situations where human dignity is threatened and compromised by vulnerability, catastrophe, terror, uncertainty, and misery? Using the writings of Brazilian theorist Paulo Freire as a point of reference for theological inquiry and critical reflection, this course sets Freire’s insights in conversation with those of contemporary biblical scholars, theologians, educators and philosophers who believe “another world is possible.” The course examines the interconnectedness of love, hope, faith, freedom, wonder, dialogue and moral agency in promoting the Gospel of life and counteracting the “culture of death.”


Schedule: Periodically

Instructor(s): Margaret Guider, O.S.F.

Prerequisites: None

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Last Updated: 07-Apr-17