Schüssler Fiorenza, Elisabeth, 1938-

Democratizing biblical studies : toward an emancipatory educational space / Elisabeth Schüssler Fiorenza. - Louisville, Ky. : Westminster John Knox Press, 2009. - viii, 215 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Toward a radical democratic self-understanding of biblical studies -- Contextualizing arguments for a radical democratic educational space -- Towards a radical democratic pedagogy of biblical studies -- The rhetorical space of graduate biblical studies -- Charting the problem -- The need to transform the discourses of biblical studies -- Proposals for re-visioning biblical studies -- Problematizing the dualistic domain construction of the field of biblical studies -- A republic of many voices : paradigms of biblical studies -- Paradigm criticism -- Redescribing and renaming the paradigms of biblical studies -- Fashioning a radical democratic discourse -- Delineating the fourth emancipatory paradigm -- Discursive struggles within the fourth paradigm : from margin to postcolonialism -- Toward a shared analytic : intersectional analysis of kyriarchy -- A pedagogical model of agency and conscientization -- Changing biblical studies toward a radical democratic pedagogy and ethos -- Transforming malestream pedagogical models -- Toward a radical democratic emancipatory pedagogy -- Transforming the didactic triangle -- Toward a radical democratic ethos -- space -- Metalogue : from theory to practice -- Creating a radical democratic seminar space -- A forum of many voices/a kaleidoscope of personal reflections.

"Schüssler Fiorenza addresses such questions as, What are the educational practices and procedures that are advocated by traditional educational models, and how can they be changed? What kinds of educational and communicative practices do biblical studies need to develop in order to fashion an emancipatory democratizing rhetorical space and a forum of many voices? To envision, articulate, debate, and practice a radical democratic ethos of biblical studies, she identifies emerging didactic models that can foster such a radical democratic style of learning"--Pbk. cover.

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015392249 Uk

Bible--Criticism, interpretation, etc.

Theology--Study and teaching

BV4020 / .S38 2009

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