Title

John Dewey among the theologians

Publication Date

2012

Abstract

John Dewey’s fame as an educational theorist is matched by his infamy as a critic of traditional religion. This interdisciplinary work explores Dewey’s philosophy of education in correlation with Christian theology, proposing that we see «theology as education». In conversation with Friedrich Schleiermacher (the father of modern theology), St. Benedict (the founder of Western monasticism), and Rowan Williams (the renowned archbishop of Canterbury), this innovative and accessible book develops a distinctive «Deweyan theology». John Dewey among the Theologians will be welcomed by readers interested in interdisciplinary theology, educational theory, religious education, and pragmatism.

School/Institute

School of Theology

Document Type

Book

Access Rights

ERA Access

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