For Teachers and Inner Life

June 2009


(for teachers and Christian Inner Life Practices)



Bourgeault, Cynthia. (2003) The Wisdom Way of Knowing: Reclaiming an Ancient

                                   Tradition to Awaken the Heart  (San Fancisco: Jossey-Bass)


_________________(2004)  Centering Prayer and Inner Awakening (MD: Cowley



_________________(2008)  The Wisdom Jesus: Transforming Heart and Mind - A New

                                  Perspective on Christ and His Message  (Boston:

                                  Shambhala Press)


Keating, Thomas, OCSO (2008) Spirituality, Contemplation and Transformation:

                                   Writings on Centering Prayer (New York: Lantern Books)


Intrator, Sam M. and Scribner, M. (Ed) (2003) Teaching With Fire: Poetry That Sustains

                                   The Courage To Teach (San Francisco: Jossey-Bass)


Intrator, Sam (2005) Living the Questions: Essays Inspired By the Work of Parker



Palmer, Parker (1983)  To Know As We Are Known: A Spirituality of Education

                         (San Francisco: Harper and Row)


__________________ (1998) The Courage To Teach: Exploring the Inner Landscape of

                                      A Teacher's Life (San Francisco: Jossey-Bass)


___________________(2000) Let Your Life Speak: Listening For the Voice of Vocation

                                        (San Francisco: Jossey-Bass)


___________________(2004) A Hidden Wholeness: The Journey Toward An Undivided

                                      Life (San Francisco: Jossey-Bass)


Websites of Interest


Thomas Keating's organization


Cynthia Bourgeault's website, schedule and resources:


Parker Palmer's site for teacher renewal: