Tisdell, Elizabeth J., 1955-

Exploring spirituality and culture in adult and higher education / Elizabeth J. Tisdell. - San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, c2003. - xix, 294 p. ; 24 cm. - Jossey-Bass higher and adult education series. .

Includes bibliographical references (p. 271-283) and index.

Introduction : culture, spirituality, and adult learning -- Breaking the silence : defining spirituality in a culturally relevant educational context -- Spirituality, religion, and culture in lived experience : overlaps and separations -- Between the cultural and the universal : themes and variations of spiritual experience -- The great spiral : spiritual development as a process of moving forward and spiraling back -- Gender, culture, and spiritual identity in midlife integration -- The role of spiritual experience in developing a positive cultural identity -- Searching for wholeness : crossing culture, white identity, and spiritual development -- Approaching transformative teaching grounded in spirituality and cultural relevance -- A theory-in-progress of a spiritually grounded, culturally relevant pedagogy : philosophical underpinnings and new directions -- Stories from the field : spirituality and culture in adult higher education classrooms -- The possibilities and challenges of spirituality-grounded, culturally relevant teaching -- Epilogue : final reflections.

0787957232 (alk. paper)


Teaching--Religious aspects
Spiritual life.
Educational anthropology
Adult education--Philosophy.
Education, Higher--Philosophy

LB1027.2 / .T57 2003

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