Composing A Life

Author: Mary Catherine Bateson
Publisher: Grove/Atlantic, Inc.
ISBN: 0802196314
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Mary Catherine Bateson has been called "one of the most original and important thinkers of our time" (Deborah Tannen).

Composing A Life

Author: Tim McCracken
Publisher: iUniverse
ISBN: 149175110X
Size: 50.24 MB
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This complex novel explores how music and literature aid one man as he deals with grief, considers the meaning of life and death, and struggles to come to terms with his own mortality.

Composing A Further Life

Author: Mary Catherine Bateson
Publisher: Vintage Books
ISBN: 0307279634
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An exuberant follow-up to Composing a Life evaluates the creative aspects of aging today, relating the experiences of men and women whose lasting health and resources have enabled them to realize a meaningful sense of purpose throughout the ...

Composing A Life S Work

Author: Dominic Delli Carpini
Publisher: Longman Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780321105288
Size: 74.46 MB
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The book uses the concept of Occupational Inquiry help readers produce richer, more informed writing. "

Peripheral Visions

Author: Mary C. Bateson
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0061875872
Size: 42.99 MB
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Peripheral Visions begins with a sacrifice in a Persian garden, moving on to a Philippine village and then to the Sinai desert, and concludes with a description of a tour bus full of Tibetan monks.

Christian Ritualizing And The Baptismal Process

Author: Susan Marie Smith
Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers
ISBN: 1630878146
Size: 43.51 MB
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What constitutes human meaning- making given the common human
circumstances of “contingency, finitude, and ultimacy”?51 If persons are not
tabula rasa but purposive agents, active creators “composing a life”52 within the
framework of an arche and a telos,53 what must come to be put in place—
developed—for the human person to live fruitfully, meaningfully? “Are there
predictable. 47. Fowler, Faith Developmentand Pastoral Care, 67. 48. These
stages of“becoming a self” are ...

Counselling And The Life Course

Author: Léonie Sugarman
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 0761962395
Size: 34.30 MB
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Composing. a. life. 'Ifyou could see your life's shape, you would find its features to
be, like those on your face, universally human yet completely unique'. (Tristine
Rainer, 1998) Clients of all ages are constantly engaged in actively creating and
recreating their lives. They constantly adjust to changing circumstances and life
events in ways that depend, at least in part, on their biographical experience. In
other words, life stage, or place in the life course, matters to clients. It positions
them ...

Self Help Inc

Author: Micki McGee
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199883688
Size: 67.12 MB
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What a wonderful game we are all playing, and what a magnificent art form.53
Only in 1989, with the arrival of the cultural anthropologist Mary Catherine
Bateson's book Composing a Life on the New York Times bestseller list, did the
concept of “one's life as a work of art” gain a more prominent place in the popular
landscape. Though not, strictly speaking, a selfhelp book, Composing a Life
warrants attention nonetheless, as Bateson offers advice to her readers in the
form of stories of ...