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Teaching the Bible in the Liberal Arts Classroom, Volume 2
Webster, Jane S. and Glenn S. Holland, editors

Sheffield: Sheffield Phoenix, 2015 pp. xvii + 288. $29.50

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Description: Eugene V. Gallagher, Rosemary Park Professor of Religious Studies at Connecticut College, writes: ĎIn a context where the general value of the Humanities has increasingly come under question by those who see a college education as necessarily being directly tied to the first job that students will have after they graduate, an ability to make a vigorous case about the contribution of studying the Bible to any college studentís education is crucial for any teacherí. This second collection of essays edited by Jane Webster and Glenn Holland seeks not only to promote the role of biblical studies in an undergraduate liberal arts education, but also to suggest strategies and approaches for teaching the Bible in a range of academic situations. Combining the theoretical and the practical, this volume will be another useful source of guidance and support for teachers of biblical studies at any point in their professional careers.

Subjects: Methods, Other Methods

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Review by John Lanci
Published 11/2/2017
Citation: John Lanci, review of Jane S. Webster and Glenn S. Holland, eds., Teaching the Bible in the Liberal Arts Classroom, Volume 2, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2017).


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