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Meade, Michael 1944-

Overview
Works: 100 works in 142 publications in 2 languages and 2,475 library holdings
Genres: Cross-cultural studies  Documentary films  Fiction  Juvenile works  Drama  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Interviews  Animated films  Nonfiction films  Case studies 
Roles: Author, Interviewee, Commentator, Instrumentalist, Performer, Conductor, Author of introduction, Narrator, Editor, Other
Classifications: PN6101, 808.810081
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works about Michael Meade
 
Most widely held works by Michael Meade
The Rag and bone shop of the heart : poems for men( Book )

7 editions published between 1992 and 1993 in English and held by 860 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Poems on a number of different topics from such poets as Robert Bly, D.H. Lawrence, Emily Dickinson, Rainer Maria Rilke, Cesar Vallejo and William Butler Yeats
Men and the water of life : initiation and the tempering of men by Michael Meade( Book )

8 editions published between 1993 and 1996 in English and German and held by 462 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Attuned to our modern needs - the wounds of divorce, addiction, and loss, the moral abandonment of children, the gap between the genders - and our mythic inheritance, Men and the Water of Life offers narratives that reflect and resonate with the oldest parts of the human psyche - the place where things began and the place where things can begin again."--Jacket
Crossroads : the quest for contemporary rites of passage( Book )

6 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in English and held by 319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Crossroads is a comprehensive collection of fifty cutting-edge articles on diverse aspects of the transition to adulthood, covering experiences with contemporary rites of passage, the use of rites of passage to resolve the 'youth crisis' of gangs and violence, accounts of traditional rites of passage, and how-to guidelines for creating new rites of passage that may help to save our communities from despair and destruction
North Country Christmas by Shelley Gill( Book )

4 editions published between 1992 and 1997 in English and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Ellie and Sam's Aunt Susan is trapped in town on Christmas Eve, a mysterious stranger named Nick appears and asks to borrow their sled dogs
Rumi : poet of the heart( Visual )

1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A critical appreciation of the life and work of the mystical poet Rumi. Includes live performances of his poems, as translated by Coleman Barks
Mythic journeys( Visual )

4 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Despite the fact that myth has always existed, surprisingly few people today are aware of even the classic myths or the potential myths have to impact their lives. Myths are the reservoir of human wisdom - the story and the meaning of life. Every human being has asked the questions who am I, what is my purpose, why am I here? The answers are in the myths that have been passed on from generation to generation. Mythology is a tool that can bridge cultures, communities and generations
The world behind the world : living at the ends of time by Michael Meade( Book )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fate and destiny : the two agreements of the soul by Michael Meade( Book )

2 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and held by 47 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On being a man( Visual )

3 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Performance/discussion program addressing the problems and challenges facing men today
The welcome by Martin Marc Cummings( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A fiercely intimate view of a diverse group of veterans and family members, from Vietnam, Afghanistan, Iraq -- all suffering from the effects of PTSD -- who come together to participate in an unusual healing retreat. The retreat is facilitated by Michael Meade, who incorporates stories and rituals from various cultures into the healing process. Through extensive testimonials, group discussions and poetry writing sessions, veterans share their experiences and memories and together attempt to heal. The retreat culminates with the veterans presenting this poetry to a large civilian audience on Memorial Day. Across genders, ethnicities, and generations, The Welcome offers diverse and powerful accounts of war experiences and life after war. While white female soldiers recall the sexism they faced, a Native American woman army vet struggles to find her place in the all-white group. Vietnam vets counsel young soldiers on furlough as they prepare to return for another tour, and family members struggle to understand the reasons for their conflicted lives
The water of life : initiation and the tempering of the soul by Michael Meade( Book )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A mythic tapestry of multicultural stories that encourages both women and men to examine their own lives and find seeds of initiatory and healing experiences that can become the threads of meaningful community"--Page 4 of cover
Men and the life of desire by Robert Bly( Recording )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Stories and mythology from many different cultures are used as a basis for discussion between three leading mythopoetic spokemen
The dance of gender when the women went one way and the men went the other by Michael Meade( Recording )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Meade explores the issues of gender and male and female relationships
The water of life by Michael Meade( Recording )

2 editions published in 1993 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Weaving rhythm and words, masterful storyteller Michael Meade takes you on a compelling journey of self-discovery down imagistic "roads of fire and water." Through two timeless stories, "The spirit in the bottle" and "The water of life," you learn how to relocate the spirit in life and awaken "the elder"--Your inner resource of wisdom
The great dance finding one's way in troubled times by Michael Meade( Recording )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Images of initiation by James Hillman( Recording )

2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hillman, Meade and Somé discuss the importance of the spoken word, initiation and the father-son relationship. They connect the lost rituals of initiation to the challenges that men are now facing
Why the world doesn't end : tales of renewal in times of loss by Michael Meade( Book )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While offering an in-depth treatise on the psychology and mythology of the end of an era, Michael Meade offers timeless stories and ancient wisdom that can help each of us find creative ways of assisting with the soulful renewal of the world
We have no word for sex by Malidoma Some( Recording )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The mythology of gender conflicts, truces & harmonies between men & women by Michael Meade( Recording )

2 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Holding the thread of life a human response to the unraveling of the world by Michael Meade( Recording )

1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Utilizing the wisdom of mythic insights, storyteller & mythologist Michael Meade creates threads of inspiration and meaning out of the loss of meaning in the world and the unraveling of contemporary culture
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Crossroads : the quest for contemporary rites of passage
Alternative Names
Meade, Michael

Michael J. Meade American writer

Languages
English (50)

German (3)

Covers
Men and the water of life : initiation and the tempering of menCrossroads : the quest for contemporary rites of passageNorth Country ChristmasThe world behind the world : living at the ends of timeFate and destiny : the two agreements of the soulThe water of life : initiation and the tempering of the soulThe water of lifeThe great dance finding one's way in troubled timesHolding the thread of life a human response to the unraveling of the world