Archive for March, 2011

Varieties of Mythic Experience: Essays on Religion, Psyche and Culture

Varieties of Mythic Experience: Essays on Religion, Psyche and Culture (2008) co-edited with Glen Slater, is a series of essays by faculty of the Mythological Studies Program at Pacifica Graduate Institute in Carpinteria, California. Each essay is preceded by a statement of the author delineating what myth, and in some cases, ritual, is. The result […]

 

Twisted Sky: Selected Poems

Twisted Sky: Selected Poems (2007) comes in large measure from the natural world, personal experience and philosophic musings. The author writes in his Introduction: “Not just nature, but wildness itself [are] metaphors of the irrational in the human soul and as an image sign system infused with religious divinity and human passion.” Paperback: $14.00. Free […]

 

A Limbo of Shards: Essays on Memory, Myth and Metaphor

A Limbo of Shards: Essays on Memory, Myth and Metaphor (2007) gathers essays on these large themes and arranges them chronologically over a period that spans over two decades. Combining both formal essays on literature, myth and culture, most of which appeared in journals or books, with more popular accounts of everyday occurrences, the author […]

 

Harvesting Darkness: Essays on Literature, Myth, Film and Culture

Harvesting Darkness: Essays on Literature, Myth, Film and Culture (2006) is a gathering of essays over decades on topics of sustained interest to the author. The essays are divided into more formal treatments of literature, culture and myth as well as more popular essays that originally appeared in newspapers and magazines that attend to the […]

 

Just Below the Water Line: Selected Poems

Just Below the Water Line: Selected Poems (2004) seeks to gain access to what is just hidden in life, what is below the level of consciousness but always brewing, always roiling around and seeking to be heard, seen and felt. The range of subject matter is wide and diverse to accommodate as many ways of […]

 

Grace in the Desert: Awakening to the Gifts of Monastic Life

Grace in the Desert: Awakening to the Gifts of Monastic Life (2004) is a series of chapters, each detailing one monastery or Zen Buddhist or Retreat Center that the author stayed in during a 3 month pilgrimage to retreat centers in 6 states. Each chapter describes who he met, his father’s presence after his death, […]

 

Psychology at the Threshold

Psychology at the Threshold (2001), edited by Dennis Patrick Slattery and Lionel Corbett is a collection of essays by 25 of the presenters at the International Conference on Archetypal Psychology at the University of Santa Barbara in Goleta, California in 2000. Of the many excellent presentations on all aspects of depth and archetypal psychology, mythology […]