To Know as We Are Known: A Spirituality of Education

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Harper Collins, Jun 22, 2010 - Religion - 160 pages

This primer on authentic education explores how mind and heart can work together in the learning process. Moving beyond the bankruptcy of our current model of education, Parker Palmer finds the soul of education through a lifelong cultivation of the wisdom each of us possesses and can share to benefit others.

 

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The way in which we know things—our epistemology—matters. If we view the world objectively, as an object to be categorized and filed, we do damage both to the world and to ourselves. True knowing ... Read full review

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Contents

Education as Spiritual Formation
17
The Teaching Behind the Teaching
33
What Is Truth?
47
To Teach Is to Create a Space
69
In Which Obedience to Truth Is Practiced
88
The Spiritual Formation of Teachers
106
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Parker J. Palmer, a popular speaker and educator, is also the author of The Active Life. He received the 1993 award for "Outstanding Service to Higher Education" from the Council of Independent Colleges.

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