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Watching for Religion and Race at the Movies

Theodore Louis Trost

in Teaching African American Religions

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195167979
eISBN:
9780199784981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019516797X.003.0015
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

The main purpose of religious studies as an academic discipline is to make “the strange familiar and the familiar strange”. This is what the course “Introduction to Religion in America: Religion ... More


Teaching African Religions at a Traditionally White Institution in the South

Ralph C. Watkins

in Teaching African American Religions

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195167979
eISBN:
9780199784981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019516797X.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

Teaching “African American Religions” is an intense experience. Teaching the course calls on the teacher to observe the students changing as the students go through a transition during the course. ... More


On the Plantation

Nancy A. Hardesty

in Teaching African American Religions

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195167979
eISBN:
9780199784981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019516797X.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This chapter describes the teaching of a basic-level course called “African American Religion”. The course, taught by the author of the book, is open to anybody with an interest in the subject. In ... More


Acknowledging Diversity in the American Catholic Experience

Bernadette McNary-Zak

in Teaching African American Religions

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195167979
eISBN:
9780199784981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019516797X.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This chapter focuses on the question of how a course on the history of American Catholicism might be framed for a non-Catholic, Protestant, and Southern context. The author of this book has developed ... More


“Making a Way Out of No Way”:: Interpreting the Praxis of the Black Church for Theological Education

Daphne C. Wiggins

in Teaching African American Religions

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2006
ISBN:
9780195167979
eISBN:
9780199784981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019516797X.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

African American Christianity can be used to engage the questions of social practice and theology. From a variety of sources, the Black Church has constructed practices that counter and subdue ... More


The Syllabus

Colleen M. Conway

in Teaching Music in Higher Education

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2020
ISBN:
9780190945305
eISBN:
9780190945343
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190945305.003.0006
Subject:
Music, Performing Practice/Studies

Chapter 6 provides several sample syllabi for music classes, including: Applied Music, Theory, Aural Skills, Music History, Survey of Music for Nonmajors, and Brass Techniques. Details are provided ... More


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