Synopses & Reviews
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.
"An eye-opening critique of contemporary approaches...shows in concrete forms how to be a teacher and learner in the search for truth." Henri J. M. Nouwen
"A phenomenon in higher education." The New York Times
Includes bibliographical references (p. -128) and index.
About the Author
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.