Living the Questions
Essays Inspired by the Work and Life of Parker J. PalmerBook - 2005 | 1st ed
Parker 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.
Publisher: San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, c2005
Edition: 1st ed
Branch Call Number: 230.96 LIVING
Characteristics: lix, 350 p. : ill. ; 24 cm