Explores the theory, practice, and poetics of spiritual and holistic education.
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.
John P. Miller is Professor and Head of the Centre for Teacher Development at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education at the University of Toronto. He has published many books, including Education and the Soul: Toward a Spiritual Curriculum, also published by SUNY Press. Selia Karsten is Professor of Marketing and e-Business at Seneca College and also teaches in the Curriculum, Teaching, and Learning Department at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education at the University of Toronto. Diana Denton is Assistant Professor of Speech Communication at the University of Waterloo.