A Pedagogy of Faith: The Theological Vision of Paulo Freire by Irwin Leopando

By Irwin Leopando

this can be the 1st book-length learn in English to enquire Freire's landmark academic thought and perform throughout the lens of his lifelong Catholicism. A Pedagogy of Faith explores this often-overlooked size of 1 of the main globally renowned and influential academic thinkers of the prior fifty years. Leopando illustrates how brilliant currents inside twentieth-century Catholic theology formed imperative parts of Freire's suggestion and activism, particularly his view of schooling as a strategy of human formation in gentle of the divinely-endowed "vocation†? of folks to form tradition, society, and historical past.

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, ancient chance, and absolutely the dignity of the human individual continues to be as very important and suitable as ever.

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