Year of Living Deeply: A Conversation with Robert Atkinson

April 26, 2019
Year of Living Deeply: A Conversation with Robert Atkinson

Year of Living Deeply: A Memoir of 1969,” by Robert Atkinson, is a coming-of-age spiritual quest framed by the marker events of that historic year – the moonwalk, Woodstock, the maiden voyage of Hudson River Sloop Clearwater – focusing on the inner journey of investigating the world’s religions

Atkinson had Pete Seeger and Joseph Campbell as mentors, lived in a cabin in the woods, visited Arlo Guthrie at his farm, stayed in a Franciscan monastery and returned to his college to teach a course on folk-rock lyrics as poetry. He shared with his students the lessons of a life lived deeply—what all his adventures had been preparing him for.

The author, Robert Atkinson, Ph.D., is an internationally-recognized expert on life story interviewing, personal mythmaking, and soul-making. This memoir is a 50th-anniversary celebration of the year that changed the life of the author and the direction of a generation.

Dr. Atkinson’s book is available here.

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