Teaching the Bible

Teaching the Bible

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While books on pedagogy in a theoretical mode have proliferated in recent years, there have been few that offer practical, specific ideas for teaching particular biblical texts. To address this need, Teaching the Bible, a collection of ideas and activities written by dozens of innovative college and seminary professors, outlines effective classroom strategiesa€”with a focus on active learninga€”for the new teacher and veteran professor alike. It includes everything from ways to incorporate film, literature, art, and music to classroom writing assignments and exercises for groups and individuals. The book assumes an academic approach to the Bible but represents a wide range of methodological, theological, and ideological perspectives. This volume is an indispensable resource for anyone who teaches classes on the Bible.It is easy for students in biblical studies to be overwhelmed by historical approaches and historical data and to get the ... I do so by asking the students to analyze the poem historically: Who was the writer, where was it written, when wasanbsp;...

Title:Teaching the Bible
Author:Mark Roncace, Patrick Gray
Publisher:Society of Biblical Lit - 2005


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