A Pilgrimage Beyond Belief: Spiritual Journeys through Christian and Buddhist Monasteries of the American West

A Pilgrimage Beyond Belief is a spiritual narrative of one man’s calling to the life of monastic devotion. It is both an adventure story, in which the author, Dennis Slattery, travels into the world of monastic settings, and a journey into the interior geography of his personal history. We accompany Slattery as he sets off […]

 

Writing One’s Personal Myth: A Writer’s Retreat with Dennis Patrick Slattery

Writing has the capacity to mend some tear in the fabric of our fiction, the storied self that is always plotting its course both within and without. By exposing to the open air of prose what afflicts, wounds, emblazons the scar tissue of resentments, hurts, slights, wrongs, wrong paths chosen, one has the opportunity to […]

 

Our Daily Breach: Exploring Your Personal Myth Through Herman Melville’s Moby-Dick

Our Daily Breach: Exploring Your Personal Myth Through Herman Melville’s Moby-Dick offers both a way of understanding what has generally been called the greatest novel of the American myth while simultaneously exploring one’s own personal myth. Its added feature is that it is an interactive book in allowing reader’s to meditate on one question per […]

 

Bridge Work: Essays on Mythology, Literature, Psychology

The series of 20 essays explore the spaces between depth psychology, mythology and literature as well as cultural phenomena to reveal where common threads weave the three disciplines to one another. Bridge Work is a form of field work with its intention to set up interactive fields between disciplines for the reader to bridge further […]

 

Discovering the myth of Memorial Day

Greetings! This article was printed in New Braunfels’ daily, the Herald-Zeitung on May 30, 2014.