Moving Towards Center: Where Field Education Realizes the "Best of Both"

From: Volume 6, Issue 1: Spring 2009, Field Education Pages 38-50


This article maintains that neither churches nor theological institutions alone prove adequate to accomplish the task of preparing ministers. Field education, as collaboration between church and institution, can utilize the best of both contexts to prepare "reflective practitioners." In order for this to happen, field education must move toward the center of the curriculum rather than be relegated to the margins. This article addresses the critical areas that enable this move.



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