July 25, 2008 / Theology
In this essay, Paul Jaussen argues that discipleship is a valuable model for education, one which avoids the common traps of ideological or market-driven pedagogies.
This issue explores the deeper theological, sociological, and psychological dynamics that may impact higher and lower education. Our examination of contemporary educational theory and practice draws from the rich heritage and creative wellsprings of the Christian tradition in hopes of developing constructive proposals for a vision of what it means to teach and learn in a way that is holistic and that does not leave our hearts fallow.
In this poem, Misty Anne Winzenried describes a visit to the beach—the children playing in the surf, the endless expanse of sea and sky, the surprises of tide pools—and invites readers to “lick / memories from their fingers” as they recall their own life lessons at the ocean.