Works Relevant to Teaching
Beleaguered Rulers: The Public Obligation of the Professional
William F. May; 2001 W/JK
Explores eight professions as they struggle with their professional double identity: that of a means to a livelihood and as a common calling in the spirit of public service.
Courage to Teach: Exploring the Inner Landscape of a Teacher's Life
Parker Palmer; 1997 Jossey-Bass
The author's premise is that good teaching comes from the identity and integrity of the teacher; discusses the inner life of the teacher.
The Call of Stories: Teaching and the Moral Imagination
Robert Coles; 1990 Mariner
Presents conversations with college, law, and medical school students and studies how listening to stories promotes learning and self-discovery.
The Heart of Learning: Spirituality in Education
Steven Glazer; 1999 New York: Putnam
Collection of essays that focus on making education not just an intellectual endeavor but a process of cultivating identity and encouraging creativity.
To Know as We Are Known: Education as a Spiritual Journey
Parker Palmer; 1993 Jossey-Bass
"Without a doubt the most inspiring book on education I have read in a long time." (John H. Westerhoff III, Duke University)