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- Wiley 2010; US$ 18.95 US$ 13.26
First published in 1980—and reissued here with a feisty new introductory essay— The Promise of Paradox launched Parker J. Palmer’s career as an author and his ongoing exploration of the contradictions that vex and enrich our lives. In this probing and heartfelt book, the distinguished writer, teacher, and activist examines some of... more...
- HarperCollins 2010; US$ 11.24
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. more...
- HarperCollins 2011; US$ 2.99
The Active Life is Parker J. Palmer's deep and graceful exploration of a spirituality for the busy, sometimes frenetic lives many of us lead. Telling evocative stories from a variety of religious traditions, including Taoist, Jewish, and Christian, Palmer shows that the spiritual life does not mean abandoning the world but engaging it more deeply... more...
- Wiley 2012; US$ 27.95 US$ 16.77
"This book is for teachers who have good days and bad — and whose bad days bring the suffering that comes only from something one loves. It is for teachers who refuse to harden their hearts, because they love learners, learning, and the teaching life." — Parker J. Palmer [from the Introduction] For many years, Parker Palmer has worked... more...
- Wiley 1999; US$ 18.95 US$ 13.26
With wisdom, compassion, and gentle humor, Parker J. Palmer invites us to listen to the inner teacher and follow its leadings toward a sense of meaning and purpose. Telling stories from his own life and the lives of others who have made a difference, he shares insights gained from darkness and depression as well as fulfillment and joy, illuminating... more...
- Wiley 2009; US$ 24.95 US$ 17.46
"This book is for teachers who have good days and bad -- and whose bad days bring the suffering that comes only from something one loves. It is for teachers who refuse to harden their hearts, because they love learners, learning, and the teaching life." - Parker J. Palmer [from the Introduction] Teachers choose their vocation for reasons of the... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 24.95 US$ 17.46
Hope for American democracy in an era of deep divisions In Healing the Heart of Democracy , Parker J. Palmer quickens our instinct to seek the common good and gives us the tools to do it. This timely, courageous and practical work—intensely personal as well as political—is not about them , "those people" in Washington D.C., or in... more...
- Wiley 2010; US$ 24.95 US$ 17.46
A call to advance integrative teaching and learning in higher education. From Parker Palmer, best-selling author of The Courage to Teach, and Arthur Zajonc, professor of physics at Amherst College and director of the academic program of the Center for Contemplative Mind in Society, comes this call to revisit the roots and reclaim the vision of... more...
- Red Wheel Weiser 1998; US$ 13.95
Learning Unlimited helps parents give their children a competitive advantage by transforming the homework process from a nightly struggle to a joint inquiry into the unique gifts of the child. From the team that forever changed our view in How Your Child is Smart comes a fundamental and intuitive prescription for creating optimal conditions for fostering... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 30.00 US$ 26.00
Praise for Transformative Conversations "In the 'superstorm' of writings about the crisis in higher education this little gem of a book stands out like a mindfulness bell. It calls us back to the only thing that truly mattersthe energy and wisdom buried in the minds and hearts of dedicated educators." Diana Chapman Walsh , president... more...