A Buddhist in the Classroom by Sid Brown

By Sid Brown

A Buddhist standpoint on lecture room teaching.

Sid Brown brings a Buddhist viewpoint into the study room to discover the moral quandaries, lived reviews, and intimacy of educating. Addressing such themes as consciousness, group, rage, ask yourself, consumerism, and straightforward kindness, Brown demonstrates how this centuries-old culture can tell and improve lecture room life.

Readers shouldn't have to be Buddhists to understand the presents of this custom and Brown’s clean viewpoint on schooling. tales from Buddhist texts supply illustrative instructing moments, and an archive of sensible instruments and recommendations make this publication a precious reference. whereas Brown teaches on the collage point, academics of scholars in any respect degrees and people who have an interest within the academic adventure will achieve perception from this book.

“A Buddhist within the lecture room by way of Sid Brown isn't a curriculum for Buddhism yet a desirable and touching paintings in regards to the instructing occupation … this publication offers illuminating insights to reinforce future

directions and guidelines in education.” — foreign magazine of Children’s Spirituality

“…a delicate self-reflection, now and then offering epistemological self-consciousness and review of educating and learning.” — instructing Theology & Religion

“Sid Brown’s new booklet on educating deals us a Buddhist-inspired pedagogy of liberation … The booklet is worthy examining only for the varied examples of Brown’s operating via tricky occasions with students.” — faith & Education

“At first look, the wedding of Buddhism and school room instructing turns out unusual, yet Brown fast throws us into rules which are very all the way down to earth and practical.” — schooling approximately Asia

“The bulk of A Buddhist within the school room … is a sequence of vignettes for practitioners … In such vignettes Brown’s arguments stay huge and obtainable, however the messages are deep, valuable and undying. all through, Brown’s narratives are enticing and so simply available they go away one considering no matter if [her] Buddhist gleanings within the context of scholars and periods are relatively the stuff of old Asian knowledge or in simple terms the practices of a reflective practitioner. unfortunately, this can be one of many gemstones A Buddhist within the school room deals: that Buddhist teachings are so available, time-honored and acceptable they someway don't appear international to the uninitiated Western reader.” — academics collage Record

“With a private sort that uses anecdotes and outlines of educating events, Sid Brown provides Buddhist rules as they observe to the study room in a truly bright and appropriate way.” — Ruben L. F. Habito, writer of therapeutic Breath: Zen for Christians and Buddhists in a Wounded World

Sid Brown is affiliate Professor of faith at Sewanee: The college of the South and the writer of the adventure of 1 Buddhist Nun: Even opposed to the Wind, additionally released by means of SUNY Press.

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