Wednesday, October 1, 2008

Signing: Encountering Faith in the Classroom by Miriam Diamond

Please join us in welcoming Miriam Diamond, editor of Encountering Faith in the Classroom: Turning Difficult Discussions into Constructive Engagement, to the Book House on Thursday, October 2 at 7pm for a signing! The book is a compilation of essays on the topic, as the title suggests, of what happens when faith comes up in a classroom setting.

From the back of the book:
"The purpose of this book is to explore what happens--and what can happen--in the higher education, and even secondary school, classroom when course content meets or collides with students' religious beliefs. It is a resource that offers ways of conceptualizing, engaging with, and responding to, student beliefs."

In an age when people of so many varied backgrounds come into contact with one another on a daily basis, the topic of this book is certainly a relevant one. We look forward to hosting Miriam Diamond and hearing more from her tomorrow night, and we hope you can join us!