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Author Atkinson, Robert, 1945-

Title The gift of stories : practical and spiritual applications of autobiography, life stories, and personal mythmaking / Robert Atkinson
Published Westport, Conn. : Bergin & Garvey, 1995


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Description xvi, 150 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents I. The Power of Stories. 1. Understanding the Transforming Functions of Stories. 2. Recognizing the Enduring Elements of Sacred Stories. 3. Seeing Our Own Stories as Sacred -- II. The Gift of Stories. 4. Giving Yourself Your Own Story; Writing Autobiographically. 5. Universalizing Your Story: Personal Mythmaking. 6. Merging Your Personal Myth With the Collective Myth. 7. Giving Others Their Story: Doing a Life Story Interview
Analysis Self-realisation
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [139]-145) and index
Subject Mythology -- Psychological aspects.
Mythology -- Psychology.
Psychology -- Biographical methods.
Self-perception -- Religious aspects.
Storytelling -- Psychological aspects.
Storytelling -- Religious aspects.
Storytelling -- Religiousaspects
Autobiography as Topic.
LC no. 94039208
ISBN 0897894308 (hc. : alk. paper)
089789443X (paperback: alk. paper)