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Keen, Sam

Overview
Works: 126 works in 374 publications in 10 languages and 13,190 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Documentary films  Educational films  Internet videos  Slides  Caricatures and cartoons  Meditations  Documentary television programs  Bibliography  History 
Roles: Author, Interviewee, Narrator, Contributor, Speaker
Classifications: HQ1090, 305.32
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Sam Keen
Fire in the belly : on being a man by Sam Keen( Book )

28 editions published between 1991 and 2001 in 4 languages and held by 2,219 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Offers a guide for men seeking new personal ideals of strength, potency, and warriorship in their lives
Faces of the enemy : reflections of the hostile imagination by Sam Keen( Book )

19 editions published between 1985 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,056 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The psychology of enmity"--Jacket subtitle
Faces of the Enemy by Sam Keen( Visual )

25 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in English and held by 767 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks at the universal concepts of enmity which spark and fuel conflicts around the world. Follows author and commentator Sam Keen in an investigation of the ways in which societies and governments create and use enemy images
Apology for wonder by Sam Keen( Book )

7 editions published between 1969 and 1980 in English and held by 670 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This is a book about wonder. It is about many other things as well: traditional and modern models of man, changing modes of experiencing and expressing the holy, and the nature of authentic life." [Preface]
Hymns to an unknown God : awakening the spirit in everyday life by Sam Keen( Book )

7 editions published between 1994 and 1997 in English and held by 649 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A guide to finding what the author calls the "unknown god" -- the sense of the sacred that gives value and meaning to our daily lives; a guide to searching questions, enduring values, soulful work, sacred sensuality, daily mirth, amazing grace. Calls us to a sense of the holy that doesn't exist somewhere out there, but is one that we can see, smell, hear, taste and touch. Suggests ways each of us can take part in a budding spiritual renaissance that can change the way we experience the sacred in our economic, social, sexual and political lives
Gabriel Marcel by Sam Keen( Book )

11 editions published between 1966 and 2003 in English and Persian and held by 618 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Theology of play by Jürgen Moltmann( Book )

4 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 617 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The passionate life : stages of loving by Sam Keen( Book )

6 editions published between 1983 and 1992 in English and held by 529 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Voices and visions by Sam Keen( Book )

9 editions published between 1974 and 1976 in English and Italian and held by 489 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Life maps : conversations on the journey of faith by James W Fowler( Book )

6 editions published between 1978 and 1985 in English and Undetermined and held by 464 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Jim Fowler examines the developmental structure of 'faith as knowing' and analyzes what happens when our way of knowing changes. Sam Keen looks at the developmental aspect of faith's force as trust and at what happens when that force is frstrated and damned by being dammed up"--Page 1
To love and be loved by Sam Keen( Book )

16 editions published between 1997 and 2003 in 5 languages and held by 395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author focuses on the sixteen key 'elements of love' that combine to form the full spectrum of human affection
Your mythic journey : finding meaning in your life through writing and storytelling by Sam Keen( Book )

5 editions published in 1989 in English and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

We all tell stories about who we are, where we come from, and where we are going. These personal myths in turn shape who we become and what we believe -- as individuals, families, and nations. This book offers readers the tools to detect the story line in their own lives and to write and tell it to others, opening up a hidden world of self-discovery and meaning. The numerous accessible exercises are followed by examples of personal stories and inspiring quotes to stimulate the journey to the center of one's purpose
In the absence of God : dwelling in the presence of the sacred by Sam Keen( Book )

7 editions published between 2010 and 2013 in English and German and held by 326 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Challenges the notions and habits we've formed about religion over the centuries in order for us to build a deeper faith, that is relevant today. Sets out to recover the elemental experience of the sacred in everyday life. By appreciating emotions like wonder, gratitude, anxiety, joy, grief, reverence, compassion, outrage, hope and humility we may once again find ourselves in the presence of an unknowable but all present G-D. We may also regain the commonalities between Christians, Jews, Muslims, and other spirit traditions and end the contentious differences that have divided them and our world
What to do when you're bored and blue by Sam Keen( Book )

2 editions published between 1980 and 1981 in English and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Telling your story : a guide to who you are and who you can be by Sam Keen( Book )

8 editions published between 1973 and 1974 in English and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Inward bound : exploring the geography of your emotions by Sam Keen( Book )

6 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in Spanish and English and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sightings : extraordinary encounters with ordinary birds by Sam Keen( Book )

3 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of essays shares the author's insights, reflections, and observations on birds and the natural world, as he describes his childhood ramblings in the Tennessee wilderness and his feelings of spiritual meaning, as well as the meaning of the rediscovery of the supposedly extinct ivory-billed woodpecker in terms of the nature of the sacred
Your mythic journey( Visual )

4 editions published between 1991 and 2005 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this program, taped at his home and in a session at the Omega Institute, Sam Keen encourages us to explore our lives as an ongoing narrative, to discover the stories we've been living without ever knowing it, and to ask anew our vital questions - who are we and where are we going?"
Fire in the belly : on being a man by Sam Keen( Recording )

4 editions published between 1991 and 2015 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Written for both men and women, this groundbreaking book takes the reader on a journey to discover new routes to authentic manhood and create alternatives to definitions of masculinity that no longer work in today's world
Learning to fly : trapeze--reflections on fear, trust, and the joy of letting go by Sam Keen( Book )

9 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in 4 languages and held by 65 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A book on the art of the flying trapeze and the spiritual well-being it generates. The author took up the sport at the age of 61 and teaches it to recovering drug addicts, offering them more healthy kicks
 
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Hymns to an unknown God : awakening the spirit in everyday life
Alternative Names
Keen, Sam

Samas Keenas amerikiečių filosofas

キーン, サム

サム, キーン

Languages
English (183)

German (11)

French (11)

Spanish (8)

Chinese (2)

Japanese (1)

Persian (1)

Italian (1)

Korean (1)

Dutch (1)

Covers
Faces of the enemy : reflections of the hostile imaginationHymns to an unknown God : awakening the spirit in everyday lifeThe passionate life : stages of lovingTo love and be lovedYour mythic journey : finding meaning in your life through writing and storytellingIn the absence of God : dwelling in the presence of the sacredInward bound : exploring the geography of your emotionsSightings : extraordinary encounters with ordinary birds