Teaching: A Call to Greatness


Teaching is painful, continual and difficult work
to be done by kindness, by watching, by warning, by precept, and by praise,
but above all by example.

John Ruskin

This course is still under development. I think the topic is an important one.
This could may be offered as a regular course, or through Extended Education.

Course Description:

Selected Readings from

Saints and Virtues--The Chapter on Confucius

Campbell, Joseph, The Hero with a Thousand Faces

Fromm, Erich. The Art of Loving

Merton, Thomas, The Wisdom of the Desert Fathers

Rubin, J. Artistry in Teaching

Rubin, J. An Apple for My Teacher

Weisel, Ellie, Tongues of Fire

The Death of Socrates

The Tao Te Ching

The Life of the Buddha

The Gospels: Parables of Jesus

The Koran

Stories about the Zen Masters

Sufi Parables

Discussion Topics