Theory and practice

Conversational RE: a hermeneutical approach

In this article Antony Luby draws on the benefits of his PhD studies to provide us with an interesting aspect of dialogue in the classroom through a hermeneutical approach (see Stephen Pett’s definition below) using cumulative and exploratory talk. This provides the necessary ‘safe space’ for students to try out ideas without the usual time pressures often associated with schooling.

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