The Healing Power of Stories by Daniel Taylor

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Stating that the key to psychological healing is in the telling of life stories, a guide to recovery blends the avant-garde therapy of narrative psychology with literature, religion, ethics, and philosophy, citing the lessons that can be learned in classical works.

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Daniel Taylor, professor of literature at Bethel University (Minnesota), has written six books, including The Myth of Certainty, Letters to My Children, and In Search of Sacred Places. Dr. Taylor is co-founder of The Legacy Center, an organization devoted to helping individuals preserve their stories and values, and a contributing editor of Books and Culture. Speaks frequently.
Published January 1, 1996 by Millennium Books. 182 pages
Genres: Health, Fitness & Dieting, Science & Math, Biographies & Memoirs, Religion & Spirituality, Education & Reference, Law & Philosophy, Literature & Fiction, Professional & Technical. Non-fiction

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With tales such as Huckleberry Finn, Taylor illustrates how exposure to characters in stories helps to mold one's own character, and using Elie Wiesel's memoir Night, he demonstrates how stories shape one's view of the world.

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