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Reclaiming goodness : education and the spiritual quest

Author: Hanan A Alexander
Publisher: Notre Dame, Ind. : University of Notre Dame Press, ©2001.
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"Reclaiming Goodness: Education and the Spiritual Quest begins with the premise that sound models for achieving both spiritual fulfillment and the "good life" are lacking in contemporary culture. Arguing that contemporary education has abandoned spirituality and has failed to cultivate goodness in people, Hanan A. Alexander advances a definition of spirituality which acknowledges an integral connection to  Read more...
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Alexander, Hanan A., 1953-
Reclaiming goodness.
Notre Dame, Ind. : University of Notre Dame Press, ©2001
(OCoLC)606541787
Online version:
Alexander, Hanan A., 1953-
Reclaiming goodness.
Notre Dame, Ind. : University of Notre Dame Press, ©2001
(OCoLC)631299112
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hanan A Alexander
ISBN: 0268040036 9780268040031
OCLC Number: 44876815
Awards: Winner of National Jewish Book Award (Education/Identity) 2001
Description: xix, 268 pages ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Hanan A. Alexander.

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Hanan A. Alexander argues that contemporary education is responsible for having abandoned spirituality and the cultivation of goodness in people. In this text he advances a definition of spirituality  Read more...

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