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Contemplative Practices: Educating for Peace and Tolerance

by Clifford Hill, Akbar Ali Herdon & Zuki Karpinska

This article describes a course offered at Teachers College, Columbia University, which focuses on contemplative practices from various wisdom traditions in order to increase awareness of what they share and to encourage educators to view these practices as sources of peace and tolerance. The article also presents various ways in which the students participated in the course and ends with an essay on "right teaching," written as a final project by Akbar Ali Herndon and Zuki Karpinska.

Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 108 Number 9, 2006, p. 1915-1935 ID Number: 12688, Date Accessed: 10/18/2018 1:20:12 AM

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