Gift of the Stranger Faith, Hospitality, and Foreign Language Learning

ISBN-10: 0802847080

ISBN-13: 9780802847089

Edition: 2000

Authors: David I. Smith, Barbara Carvill

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Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 248
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.748
Language: English

Forewordp. ix
Acknowledgmentsp. x
Introductionp. xi
Background: Setting the Stage
From Babel to Pentecostp. 3
Beginnings: Early Christian Contributions to Foreign Language Educationp. 19
Broadening Horizons: From Luther to Comeniusp. 35
Aims: Embracing the Stranger
Strangers and Blessingsp. 55
Hospitality to the Strangerp. 79
For Profit, Pleasure, and Power?p. 105
Practice: Implications for the Classroom
Images of Others, Images of God: The Content of the Foreign Language Coursep. 127
Faith and Methodp. 149
Two Case Studies: Curran's Community Language Learning and Kramsch's Critical Foreign Language Pedagogyp. 171
Samples from a Curriculum Projectp. 191
Epiloguep. 207
Interpreting Babelp. 209
Select Bibliographyp. 217
Indexp. 230
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