The Soul of Higher Education

The Soul of Higher Education: Contemplative Pedagogy, Research, and Institutional Life for the Twenty-First Century

Edited by Margaret Benefiel and Bo Karen Lee

This book consists of chapters written by noted scholars from both Eastern and Western traditions and contributes to an understanding of the importance and implications of a contemplative grounding for higher education. It is the sixth in a series entitled Advances in Workplace Spirituality: Theory, Research and Application and sheds light on a variety of questions including: How can a contemplative culture be nurtured in the classroom? What is contemplative research? What does a contemplative organizational structure look like in higher education? How can contemplative decision-making processes be used in higher education?