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The Genius Myth Paperback – 18 May 2016

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As a teacher and mythologist, Michael Meade is genius let out of the bottle. He is strong medicine for hard times, an elixir of amazing stories, rich ideas, and brilliant seeds of wisdom for remaking the world. --Jack Kornfield

Michael Meade is magic. Unlike anyone else one is likely to encounter, Michael Meade is one of the greatest living teachers of our time. There is brilliant medicine in this book. --Alice Walker

Michael Meade helps us understand the truths and teachings of our ancient myths and applies them to a world in turmoil and deepening crisis. The tale he weaves of human imagination and genius re-establishes the regenerative power of both nature and culture --Luis Rodriguez

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Michael Meade, born and raised in New York City, is a renowned storyteller, author, and scholar of mythology, anthropology, and psychology. He combines hypnotic and fiery storytelling, street savvy perceptiveness, and spellbinding interpretations of ancient myths with a deep knowledge of cross-cultural rituals. His ability to tap into ancestral sources of wisdom to help people of today heal their communities has inspired thousands of people throughout the world. His unique translations of age-old myths and symbols into culturally relevant, everyday language earned him an honorary Doctorate in Humane Letters from Pacifica Graduate Institute. Michael is also the founder of Mosaic Multicultural Foundation, author of The Genius Myth, The Water of Life, The World Behind the World, Fate and Destiny and Why the World Doesn't End. He is co-editor of The Rag and Bone Shop of the Heart, and editor of the cross-cultural anthology on rites of passage: Crossroads: A Quest for Contemporary Rites of Passage.

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  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Greenfire Press (18 May 2016)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • Paperback ‏ : ‎ 249 pages
  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 0971601127
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-0971601123
  • Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 15.24 x 1.91 x 22.86 cm
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