Nested Narratives: Interpersonal Neurobiology and Christian Formation

From: Volume 12, Issue 1: Spring 2015, Research on Effective Pedagogy Pages 151-161

Abstract

Narrative has long held pride of place in human formation and development, enjoying ubiquity if not primacy in educational theories. Developments in neuroscience resonate with many educational concepts regarding narrative, with intriguing implications for educational practice. The insights of interpersonal neurobiology and the fresh perspectives they provide on narrative open up a new frontier of innovation in how we intentionally seek to steward the spiritual formation of our children.


Keywords: narrative, interpersonal neurobiology, Christian formation

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