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The Wisdom Way of Knowing and Teaching: Reflections on the Epistemological Foundations of the SPEX Curriculum

A Collective Tea Ceremony Experience Introduction A year ago a group of religion teachers at HKIS began teaching a new series of courses called “Spiritual Explorations” (SPEX) at HKIS, which started with grade 9 students in January, 2018. In a … Continue reading

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Realism, Idealism, and the New Universe Story

The Modern Story of Realism Dear Students, If I ask are you a realist or an idealist, you will probably consider your basic approach to life. The realists live more cautiously or even pessimistically, while the idealists see the bright … Continue reading

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Dialogue Across the Decades: A Conversation with HKIS Founder Mel Kieschnick

On October 13, 2011 HKIS co-founder Mel Kieschnick delivered a lecture to the R-12 faculty entitled, “Past and Future: Big Dreams, Deep Commitment, and Abiding Faith.” Here Mel and I hold the plaque commemorating the establishment and dedication of HKIS … Continue reading

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