Living the Questions
Essays Inspired by the Work and Life of Parker J. Palmer
Edited by Sam M. Intrator
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Living the Questions by Sam M. Intrator
Book DescriptionParker J. Palmer--who for forty years has written and spoken about subjects ranging from contemplation to community, the inner life to public life, education to social change--is known as one of the nation's most thoughtful voices, calling us all to ways of being in the world that honor the human heart and promote a humane society. Living the Questions, a celebration of Palmer's long and distinguished career, explores the dynamic interplay between the inner life of spirit and the outer life of work. The equally distinguished contributors, who come from a wide range of professions--university presidents, scientists, physicians, religious leaders, business consultants, public school educators, philanthropists, and community organizers--bear witness to the depth, breadth, and reach of Palmer's work. All of them have been personally touched by his courage and determination to live a life congruent with the ideas and principles he writes about and by his candor in acknowledging his own flaws.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780787965549
(232mm x 160mm x 35mm)
Imprint: Jossey-Bass Inc.,U.S.
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Publish Date: 10-May-2005
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Sam M. Intrator
Teaching with Heart, Hardback (July 2014)
Each and every day teachers show up in their classrooms with a relentless sense of optimism. Despite the complicated challenges of schools, they come to and remain in the profession inspired by a conviction that through education they can move individuals and society to a more promising future.
Stories of the Courage to Teach, Paperback (December 2007)
In 1997, the publication of Parker J. Palmer's The Courage to Teach struck a deep nerve within a teaching community. This book is a collection of stories by ordinary teachers at every level of practice, who were called to the vocation for reasons of the heart.
Leading from within, Hardback (October 2007)
This beautiful collection of 92 poems -- including poems by Walt Whitman, Mary Oliver, Langston Hughes, Billy Collins, Emily Dickinson, Pablo Neruda, T.S. Eliot, and more -- will touch the minds and hearts of leaders and encourage and sustain them in their work.
Tuned in and Fired Up, Paperback (May 2005)» View all books by Sam M. Intrator
What can teachers do to inspire their students? In this book, Sam Intrator provides detailed portraits of powerful learning episodes in a high school classroom and suggests numerous practical ideas to help teachers cultivate their own seemingly magical learning moments.
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Author Biography - Sam M. Intrator
Sam M. Intrator is an assistant professor of education and child study at Smith College. A former high school teacher and administrator and the son of two public school teachers, he is the editor of Stories of the Courage to Teach: Honoring the Teacher's Heart, author of Tuned In and Fired Up: How Teaching Can Inspire Real Learning in the Classroom, and coeditor (with Megan Scribner) of Teaching with Fire: Poetry That Sustains the Courage to Teach.
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