National Association of Christian Ministers

Answering His Call Is Our Purpose

SYMBOLIC INTERACTIONISM

SYMBOLIC INTERACTIONISM

Symbolic Interactionism is a term that describes the tendency for humans to ascribe meaning and motives to their interactions with one another.

Please follow this link and read the article:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Symbolic_Interactionism#Basic_premises...

Assignment Questions:

1) How could this tendency cause us to make wrong judgments about others?

2) How might this fit well with Jesus' instruction not to judge one another?

3) How could symbolic interactionism be utilized to a leader's advantage?