Reflections on Freire50

Reflections on Freire50

This past week (October 18-19) I had the privilege of attending the Freire50 conference at the University of South Carolina commemorating the 50th anniversary of the publication of Paulo Freire’s groundbreaking book,  Pedagogy of the Oppressed. There were...
The Unfinished Life

The Unfinished Life

This past summer I celebrated my 65th birthday. When it comes to age there are certain numbers in our culture that carry extra significance;18,21, 40 and 65 are such numbers. On that particular day, I was in Oark, Arkansas where my wife and I had rented an AirBnB...
Who is Paulo Freire and Why Should You Care?

Who is Paulo Freire and Why Should You Care?

Recently, James Kirylo (Professor of Education, University of South Carolina) and I published Paulo Freire: His Faith, Spirituality and Theology. This book was for me a longtime dream and a labor love that began ten years ago when I wrote a paper on “Paulo Freire’s...