RDU 500 Leadership in Religious Education
Faculty: C. Anthony Hunt, Ph.D., E. Franklin Frazier Professor of African American Studies (Profile)
ABOUT THE COURSE
Leadership is a critical component in various religious education settings. This course explores issues related to leadership in religious education for both clergy and laity. By focusing on the historical and contemporary implications and applications of leadership, particularly as it relates to religious education settings, participants will gain an appreciation of leadership dynamics within the context of particular leadership styles, methods, and organizational structures/systems incumbent in 21st century churches, schools and other religious settings. A focus will be placed on identifying best practices, and developing comprehensive theoretical and practical frameworks for providing leadership that fosters vitality, effectiveness and growth in religious education settings.