Social Justice and Civic Engagement

A Pedagogy of Astonishment—Rubem Alves, Iemanjá, Obaluaê/Omulu, Pearls and Oysters’ Places: Part I

Rubem Alves was a Brazilian theologian who became a psychoanalyst, educator, and writer of children’s stories. In one of his short stories called Happy Oysters Don’t Create Pearls, he tells the story of an oyster that was different from all…

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