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Reenvisioning Theological Education: Exploring a Missional Alternative to Current Models
A top leadership theorist offers a compelling proposal for renovating the way religious education is practiced today. Christian colleges and seminaries have not been immune from the cultural influences shaping contemporary education. Challenging the conventional wisdom advanced by the educational debate during the last fifteen years, Robert Banks builds an innovative new m...more
Paperback, 280 pages
Published August 27th 1999 by William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company
(first published August 1999)
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This has to be the most sadly overlooked book on the shape of theological education out there. Banks engages with all the key influencers in this discussion and pushes beyond what has been offered toward a truly missional model of theological education. More could be said about how his proposals relate to a missional ecclesiology - something he references, but doesn't really discuss at length. On one hand, I have a tremendous wish that those currently involved in the world of theological educati...more