A Way Forward: Nurturing the Imagination at the Intersection of Race, Class, Gender, and Age

Those who are oppressed often find themselves internalizing voices that limit their ability. This article focuses on a population that falls on the non-hegemonic side of the intersection of race, class, gender, and age: Black girls from poor and working-class backgrounds. From my work with youth, I...

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Published in:Religious education
Main Author: Lockhart-Gilroy, Annie A.
Format: Electronic Article
Language:English
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Published: Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group [2016]
In:Religious education
Year: 2016, Volume: 111, Issue: 4, Pages: 415-429
Online Access: Volltext (Resolving-System)
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Summary:Those who are oppressed often find themselves internalizing voices that limit their ability. This article focuses on a population that falls on the non-hegemonic side of the intersection of race, class, gender, and age: Black girls from poor and working-class backgrounds. From my work with youth, I have noticed that internalizing these limiting voices lead to a sense of personal hopelessness. I suggest that Christian educators combat personal hopelessness by nurturing the theological imagination of their youth.
ISSN:1547-3201
Contains:Enthalten in: Religious education
Persistent identifiers:DOI: 10.1080/00344087.2016.1185769