Teaching Religion in Public (TRiP) announces their Spring series on Scripture. The series explores the pedagogical stakes of canonization and reverence. How do we teach texts deemed uniquely authoritative without being constrained by questions of authority or power dynamics? What can be learned by shifting attention from specific scriptures to the category itself?
One of the Being Human project’s four original components, Teaching Religion in Public (TRiP) is a series of collaborative meetings between faculty and graduate students. The aim is to reflect on diverse experiences of teaching religion both within and outside the public university classroom; to create a distinctive sort of public among ourselves; and to reimagine teaching religion in public as a collaborative activity rather than a transmission of expertise.