Download e-book for kindle: A Pedagogy of Faith: The Theological Vision of Paulo Freire by Irwin Leopando

By Irwin Leopando

ISBN-10: 1472579259

ISBN-13: 9781472579256

this can be the 1st book-length examine in English to enquire Freire's landmark academic conception and perform in the course of the lens of his lifelong Catholicism. A Pedagogy of Faith explores this often-overlooked measurement of 1 of the main globally popular and influential academic thinkers of the previous fifty years. Leopando illustrates how vivid currents inside of twentieth-century Catholic theology formed principal parts of Freire's notion and activism, in particular his view of schooling as a strategy of human formation in gentle of the divinely-endowed "vocation†? of individuals to form tradition, society, and background.

With the modern resurgence of authoritarian political and cultural forces all through a lot of the realm, Freire's theologically-grounded confirmation of radical democracy, social justice, historic probability, and absolutely the dignity of the human individual continues to be as important and appropriate as ever.

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