Book Announcement, Talking Black and White: An Intercultural Exploration of Twenty-First-Century Racism, Prejudice, and Perception

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Book Announcement – Available Now Written and Submitted by: Dr. Gina Castle Bell, Assistant Professor, Saint John’s University ([email protected] *contact for questions) Foreward by: Dr. Mark C Hopson, Associate Professor and Director of African American Studies at George Mason University Talking Black and White: An Intercultural Exploration of Twenty-First-Century Racism, Prejudice, and Perception. Talking Black and White investigates domestic race-related …

Must-reads in Christianity and Communication Studies, Part 1

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Below is Part 1 of 5 (in Chronological Order) of a “Recommended Reading List” in Christianity and communication studies for faculty, students, and anyone interested in how Christians from a number of different traditions integrate theology with communication studies. This list is compiled by scholars, teachers, students, and practitioners. We begin with several books, some classics and others destined to be, …

Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City

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Cite as follows: McLaughlin, Elizabeth (2016). Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City, by Matthew Desmond (New York: Crown Publishers, 2013). [Book Review]. Journal of Christian Teaching Practice   [Total Pages: 148] [a publication of the Christianity and Communication Studies Network, www.theccsn.com, copyright 2016] By Elizabeth W. McLaughlin, Bethel College, Indiana;[email protected] Poverty: say the word and many stereotypic media images appear: hunger, violence, …

Faith Integration as Identity

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Faith Integration as Identity Jonathan Pettigrew, Ph.D. Arizona State University, Assistant Professor, Hugh Downs School of Human Communication Introduction Immediately after completing my undergraduate psychology degree from a small state school in Texas, I moved across the country to Indiana. Licensed as a minister and commissioned as a missionary, I began working as a Christian campus minister at a large, …

In It with Them: Embracing Process and Authenticity as Transformational Points of Connection

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In It with Them: Embracing Process and Authenticity as Transformational Points of Connection Richard K. Olsen, Ph.D. University of North Carolina at Wilmington, Associate Professor and Department Chair Introduction The essay is as much a confessional as a guide. Sharing my account of integrating and negotiating my personal faith journey with what I believe is my calling to teach at a …

Co-Creating Spaces as a Faith Integration Strategy

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Co-Creating Spaces as a Faith Integration Strategy Douglas L. Kelley, Ph.D. Arizona State University, Professor of Social and Behavioral Sciences Introduction I have been a scholar, of sorts, for over thirty years. It has been a mostly marvelous time of engaging students and ideas through teaching and writing. I have taught and written at community colleges, at private Christian liberal …

“Dancing Lessons”: Using a Dialogic Text to Promote Racial Awareness and Reconciliation

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“Dancing Lessons”: Using a Dialogic Text to Promote Racial Awareness and Reconciliation John Hatch, Ph.D. Eastern University, Chair, and Professor of Communication Studies. Abstract:  The Christian college classroom provides a pivotal environment for raising awareness of systemic racial injustice and the need for interracial reconciliation. For Euro-American students, however, being confronted with a racialist legacy tends to evoke social pain …

Call for RCA 2017 Book, Article, and Dissertation Awards

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Call for RCA 2017 Book, Article, and Dissertation Awards   RCA is accepting nominations for its annual outstanding Book, Article, and Dissertation Awards.   RCA Book Award is given for the outstanding scholarly book on religious communication published between May 2016 and May 2017. Those wishing to nominate a book for the award should send four copies of the book …