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In Holistic Learning and Spirituality in Education, scholars from around the globe address the theory, practice, and poetics of holistic education. Some of the topics explored include educating the soul; partnership education; nourishing adolescents’ spirituality; education and the modern assault on being human; the Eros of teaching; personal creativity as soul work; pedagogies of compassion; and meditation, masculinity, and meaningful life.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
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  1. Frontmatter
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  1. Holistic Learning and Spirituality in Education: Breaking New Ground
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  1. Contents
  2. pp. vii-ix
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  1. Acknowledgments
  2. pp. xi-xii
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  1. Introduction: Holistic Learning
  2. pp. 1-6
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  1. PART 1. Theorizing a Pedagogy of Wholeness: Awakening Self, Soul, and Spirit
  2. p. 7
  1. 1. Educating for the Soul
  2. pp. 9-16
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  1. 2. Reflections on Our Common Lifelong Learning Journey
  2. pp. 17-26
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  1. 3. Education and the Modern Assault on Being Human: Nurturing Body, Soul, and Spirit
  2. pp. 27-46
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  1. 4. Tomorrow’s Children: Education for a Partnership World
  2. pp. 47-68
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  1. 5. Emancipatory Hope: Transformative Learning and the “Strange Attractors”
  2. pp. 69-78
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  1. 6. Teilhard de Chardin and Holistic Education
  2. pp. 79-86
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  1. 7. Minding the Soul in Education: Conceptualizing and Teaching the Whole Person
  2. pp. 87-100
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  1. 8. Nourishing Adolescents’ Spirituality
  2. pp. 101-108
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  1. 9. Won Hyo’s One Heart-Mind and Meditation on One Heart-Mind as Part of Holistic Education
  2. pp. 109-116
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  1. PART 2. Practices: Integrating Self, Soul, and Spirit in the Classroom
  2. p. 117
  1. 10. Caring Classroom Relationships Take Time and Commitment: One School’s Vision of a Holistic Learning Community
  2. pp. 119-128
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  1. 11. Interface of Holistic Changes in Japanese Schools and Waldorf Education
  2. pp. 129-136
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  1. 12. Remembering the Past, Celebrating the Present, and Imagining the Future: The Storytelling Project at Lord Dufferin Public School
  2. pp. 137-144
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  1. 13. Journal Writing in Mathematics Education: Communicating the Affective Dimensions of Mathematics Learning
  2. pp. 145-152
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  1. 14. In Da Zone: Meditation, Masculinity, and a Meaningful Life
  2. pp. 153-160
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  1. 15. Contemplating Great Things in Soul and Place
  2. pp. 161-166
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  1. 16. Listening to Ancient Voices: Reaching Hearts and Souls through Benchmarks and Rites of Passage Experiences in Schools
  2. pp. 167-178
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  1. PART 3. Inspiring Wholeness: The Poetics of Holistic Education
  2. p. 179
  1. 17. In the Flame of the Heart: Toward a Pedagogy of Compassion
  2. pp. 181-192
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  1. 18. The Creative Journey: Personal Creativity as Soul Work
  2. pp. 193-206
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  1. 19. A Gathering of Orphans: Struggling for Liberation and Awakening within the Goal
  2. pp. 207-214
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  1. 20. The Eros of Teaching
  2. pp. 215-222
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  1. 21. Flowing Together in the Rainbow: Experiences from Two Workshops on Art Making and Meditation
  2. pp. 223-232
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  1. 22. Conclusion: Seeking Wholeness
  2. pp. 233-236
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  1. Contributors
  2. pp. 237-242
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  1. Index
  2. pp. 243-250
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Additional Information

ISBN
9780791483763
Related ISBN
9780791463512
MARC Record
OCLC
62734575
Pages
262
Launched on MUSE
2012-01-01
Language
English
Open Access
No
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