Challenging Racism and White Privilege in Undergraduate Theology Contexts: Teaching and Learning Strategies for Maximizing the Promise of Community Service-Learning

This paper explores the possibilities and challenges inherent in employing community service-learning as a pedagogy for engaging undergraduates in theology and religious studies courses that contribute to racial reconciliation. The paper summarizes research from the scholarship of teaching and learn...

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Published in:Teaching theology and religion
Authors: Reed-Bouley, Jennifer ; Kyle, Eric J.
Format: Electronic Article
Language:English
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Published: Wiley-Blackwell [2015]
In: Teaching theology and religion
Year: 2015, Volume: 18, Issue: 1, Pages: 20-36
RelBib Classification:FB Theological education
KBQ North America
KDB Roman Catholic Church
NBE Anthropology
NCC Social ethics
ZF Education
Further subjects:B white privilege
B Pedagogy
B undergraduate education in theology and religion
B Racism
B Service-learning
Online Access: Volltext (Verlag)
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Summary:This paper explores the possibilities and challenges inherent in employing community service-learning as a pedagogy for engaging undergraduates in theology and religious studies courses that contribute to racial reconciliation. The paper summarizes research from the scholarship of teaching and learning on best practices for structuring service-learning projects and processes that hold the possibility of students' genuine engagement with issues of race and the wisdom of the Catholic tradition.
ISSN:1467-9647
Contains:Enthalten in: Teaching theology and religion
Persistent identifiers:DOI: 10.1111/teth.12260