Students’ Stories: In the Classroom
Learning to Teach to the “Big Ideas”
Danté Quick, Teagle-Wabash scholar, strides across the classroom, his voice arresting, his manner assured. He’s dressed impeccably in a gray suit, crisp white shirt, and colorful bowtie. A dozen students, nearly all African American, regard a familiar image of a fair-haired, blue-eyed Jesus that Quick has projected onto a large screen. “Race,” he says, “is at the bottom of religion in America.”
Quick is one of 12 Graduate Theological Union doctoral students participating in the GTU’s Preparing Future Faculty Project,...