Foreword: William F. Pinar.- Acknowledgements.- 1: Introduction: Timothy Leonard and Peter Willis.- Part A: Mythopoesis and Curriculum Theorizing: 2: Watching with two Eyes: The place of the Mythopoetic in Curriculum Inquiry: Patricia E. Holland and Noreen B. Garman.- 3: The Shadow of Hope: Reconciliation & Imaginal Pedagogies: Peter Bishop.- 4: Myth in the Practice of Reason: The Production of Education & Productive Confusion: Aidan Davison.- 5: Care of the Self: Mythopoetic Dimensions of Professional Preparation & Development: John Dirkx.- 6: Imagination & Mythopoesis in the Science Curriculum: Timothy Leonard.- 7: The Mythopoetic Body: Learning through Creativity: David Wright.- 8: Autobiography and Poetry: Peter Hilton.- 9: The Resilience of Soul: Patricia Cranton.- Part B: Mythopoesis in Educational Practice: 10: Imaginal Transformation and Schooling: James Bradbeer & Abdul Ghafoor Abdul Raheem.- 11: Idealism and Materialism in the Culture of Teacher Education: The Mythopoetic Significance of Things: Rad Fawns.- 12: Spiritual Grounding and Adult Education: Leona M. English.- 13: Ignatian Spirituality as Mythoposesis: Gerry Healy.- 14: Mythopoetic Spaces in the (Trans) Formation of Counsellors and Therapists: Frances MacKay.- 15: Critical Pedagogy and the Mythopoetic: a Case Study from Adelaide's Northern Urban Fringe: Brenton Prosser.- 16: Capacity and Currere: Mary Doll.- 17: Thinking, Feeling & Willing: How Waldorf Schools provide a Creative Pedagogy that nurtures and develops Imagination: Tom Stehlik.- 18: Getting a feel for the Work: Myhtopoetic Pedagogy through phenomenological evocation: Peter Willis.- Conclusion: The mythopoetic challenge: Timothy Leonard & Peter Willis.
Provides strong theoretical basis for an alternative vision of curriculum
Restores the power of imagination to educational practice
Gives strong international support to the revival of imagination in education
Synthesizes traditional and progressive education through using imagination
Restores storytelling to its integral place in education
Challenges the closed system of arbitrary standards and mind-numbing testing