By practicing different types of meditation, teachers, students, or employees can gain personal strength and character. Miller describes the techniques of meditation taught in the great world religions and shows how they can be adapted to student and professional life. He describes the lives of five great contemplativesBuddha, St. Teresa, Merton, Gandhi, and Emersonand relates their spiritual practices, doubts and tests to the individual growth of ordinary students and citizens.
About the Author
JOHN P. MILLER is Head of the Field Centre of the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education in St. Catharines, Ontario. He is the author of The Holistic Curriculum (1988) and The Compassionate Teacher (1981).
Table of Contents
Contemplation and Modern Life
Reflection and Contemplation
The Invisible World
Contemplative Practice: Meditation
Contemplatives and Their Practices
Contemplative Practice in Higher Education
The Contemplative Practitioner