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Spirituality in Higher Education: Autoethnographies

Title

Spirituality in Higher Education: Autoethnographies

Role

Co-Editors: Heewon V. Chang and Drick Boyd

Co-Authors: E. O'Shea, R. Torosyan, T. Robert, I. Haug, B. Bowen

Files

Document Type

Book

Description/Summary

Roben Torosyan is a contributing co-author (with Eileen O'Shea, Tracey Robert and Betsy Bowen), " Spirituality & Professional Collegiality: Espirit de 'Core'", Chapter 5.

Book description: This collection of articles explores how a wide range of academics-- diverse in location, rank and discipline-- understand and express how they deal with spirituality in their professional lives and how they integrate spirituality in teaching, research, administration, and advising. The contributors also analyze the culture of academia and its challenges to the spiritual development of those involved. Twenty chapter authors--from a variety of faith traditions--discuss the ways in which their own beliefs have affected their journeys through higher education. By using an autoethnographic, self-analytical lens, this collection shows how various spiritualities have influenced how higher education is understood, taught and performed. The book will stimulate debate and conversations on a topic traditionally ignored in academia.- Publisher description

ISBN

9781598746259

Publication Date

2011

Publication Information

O’Shea, E., Torosyan, R., Robert, T., Haug, I., Bowen, B. (2011). "Spirituality & Professional Collegiaility: Esprit de 'core'” . Refereed chapter in H. Chang & D. Boyd (Eds.), Spirituality in Higher Education. Walnut Creek, CA: Left Coast.

Comments

Copyright 2011 Left Coast Press.