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Donkeyskin by Terri Windling Loss and Restoration
January 2008

Cover Art: "Donkeyskin" by Terri Windling

  • Martha Graham: A Dance of Death and Life by Maggy Anthony
  • Of Loss and Love: The Luminous Novels of Kate DiCamillo by Delores Schweitzer
  • Myth and Ritual: An Excerpt from Myth: A Very Short Introduction Robert A. Segal
  • The May Queen Chapter 5 by Michelle Tocher
  • The Not So Lovely Comes Out Beautifully by Sally Drumm
  • Summer Fields by R.L. Boyer
  • The Debt by Oralya Garza Ueberroth
  • Spell for Raine; The Star Flower; The Fall poetry by Marly Youmans
  • Mythic Glossary: Earth Mother

Masks of Noe Theatre by CJ Bloomer Masks
November 2007

Cover Art: "Mask of Noe Theatre" by C.J. Bloomer

  • Critical Mask by Maggy Anthony
  • The Mask as Messenger by Sandra Hughes
  • Timely Undoing: Metaphor Becoming Reality Jerry Wennstrom
  • Masks of Inanna by Suzanne Prouty
  • The May Queen Chapter 3 by Michelle Tocher
  • "Birds of a Clear Genre" by Dennis Patrick Slattery
  • Mythic Glossary: Emmergence Myths

Magic of Books by Martin Springett Educating the Imagination
September/October 2007

Cover Art: "The Magic of Books" by Martin Springett

  • Cold Beer by Honora Foah
  • Nothing to Teach! No Way to Teach It! Together with the Obligation to Teach!: Dilemmas in the Rhetoric of Assessment and Accountability by David L. Miller
  • The Mythic Teacher by Jay D'Ambrosio
  • Hephaestus: Sacred Fire in the Wound by Wilhelm Oosthuizen
  • Science Treads the Boards by Sidney Perkowitz
  • A Sense of Awe: An Interview With Physicist Sidney Perkowitz by Mary Davis
  • The On-going Quest by Gary German
  • Worldchanging Imagination by William Doty
  • Reverent Generosity by Jerry Wennstrom
  • Satori: a Film about Burning Man 2007 by Derek Beres
  • A Review of Stardust by Brenda Sutton
  • A Review of Brian Froud's World of Faerie by Brenda Sutton
  • The May Queen Chapter 2 by Michelle Tocher
  • "Nine Orphic Elegies" from A Dream of Adonis by David Brendan Hopes
  • "Poetry: Wordes That Sound Fyne" by Ari Berk
  • "Words End" by Dennis Patrick Slattery
  • "Angel Surrounded by Paysans"by Wallace Stevens
  • Mythic Glossary: Allegory

Corn King by Charle Vess The Price and Reward of Sacrifice
August 2007

Cover Art: "Corn King" by Charles Vess

  • Tension: Exile, Evil, Sacrifice, Meaning, Gnosis
    A Mythic Journeys '04 Conversation with Betty Sue Flowers, Robert Walter, Richard Smoley, and Bradd Shore
  • The Art of Pilgrimage by Phil Cousineau
  • "How Big Love Can Be" from The World is a Waiting Lover by Trebbe Johnson
  • Cinderella: Ashes, Blood, and the Slipper of Glass by Terri Windling
  • One View of Mount Fuji by Brenda Sutton
  • The Marvel Universe Transposed into the Seventeenth Century by Neil Gaiman by William G. Doty
  • Mysticism: The Craft of Love by Wilhelm Oosthuizen
  • "Linking the Mysteries": an Excerpt from The Inspired Heart: An Artist's Journey of Transformation by Jerry Wennstrom
  • Simple Lessons by Oralya Garza Ueberroth
  • The White Whale's Talisman by Sally Drumm
  • Trading the Center of the World: Dante's Inferno and the Underworld Journey of September 11th by Thomas Fortson
  • Sacrifice and Scapegoating in America by Barry Spector
  • Bringing Death Back Home by Marilyn Strong
  • The May Queen by Michelle Tocher
  • A Review of Hostel: Part II by Mitch Finn
  • Heat and "Dog Days" by Mary Davis
  • "The Quiet Man" by Maurice Walsh
  • The St. Francis Poetry by David Brendan Hopes
    "Bernard of Quintavalle to His Lady Poverty"
    "Leo, Brother Little Lamb of God, to Lady Chastity"
    "Clara Scifi Consults the Flowering Crab Concerning Her Lord Obedience"
  • "Sacrifice" by Cecelia Woloch
  • "The Corn King" by Sondra Sparks
  • "Liminal Light" by Dennis Patrick Slattery
  • Thoughts and Poems on Ritual from Mary Davis
    "Welcome Small Wet Person" by Katharine Hartwig Dahl
    "Why We Pray" by Franklin Abbott
  • Mythic Glossary: Durkheim, Émile

Her Prison is Her Freedom Freedom & Incarceration; July 2007
Cover Art: "Her Prison is Her Freedom"
by Charles Urbach

  • What the Hell is 'Applied Mythology'? by Honora Foah
  • Prometheus by Kathleen Jenks
  • Why Should We Remember? The Terezin Ghetto by Dennis Patrick Slattery
  • Rapunzel, Rapunzel, Let Down Your Hair by Terri Windling
  • Walt Disney Builds the Cosmos Electric
    by John David Ebert
  • Orihime, Kengyuu, and Tanabata: Adapting Chinese Lore to Native Beliefs and Purposes by Steve Renshaw & Saori Ihara
  • A New Step Toward a Green Planet: Environmental Problems and Hopes by William Doty
  • Virtual Reality by Jerry Wennstrom
  • Peter, Son of Jonah by Jay D'Ambrosio
  • The Matrix: Seeing is Believing by Gershon Reiter
  • The Twin Towers by Barry Spector
  • An Introduction to Rachel Pollack's "Burning Beard: The Dreams and Visions of Joseph ben Jacob, Lord Viceroy of Egypt" from Interfictions: An Anthology of Interstitial Writing by Delia Sherman
  • "Burning Beard: The Dreams and Visions of Joseph ben Jacob, Lord Viceroy of Egypt" by Lawrence Schimel
  • "The Yellow Wallpaper" by Charlotte Perkins Gilman
  • "Cookie and Me and a Cup of Chickory" by Stu Jenks
  • "Vipunen" by K.A. Laity
  • "Prometheus" by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
  • "Pan: Double Villanelle" by Oscar Wilde
  • From "Four Quartets" by T.S. Eliot
  • "For Some Dream" by Brian Morrison
  • "Falling Fruit" by William Patrick Slattery
  • July Celebrations
  • Mythic Glossary: Apollodorus

Light My Way to the Sea by Carlos Gotay Martinez The Sun, the Moon, and the Deep Blue Sea; June 2007
Cover Art: "Light My Way to the Sea"
by Carlos Gotay Martínez

  • The Magic Beanstalk:
    Reimagining Mythic Imagination
    by Honora Foah
  • The Gods Are Our Family: The Myth of Adapa
    by John Matthews
  • "J.F.K.: A View of the Sun God from Inside the Television Set by John David Ebert
  • The Mermaid of Zennor by Jay D'Ambrosio
  • Men, Women, and Rats in the Moons
    by Brenda Sutton
  • Myth by Terri Windling
  • Our Job is to Save the World: A Conversation with Robert Swan, O.B.E., Explorer by Mary Davis
  • Whispers from Cyberspace by Jerry Wennstrom
  • "The Myth of Adapa" retold by John Matthews
  • "The Little Mermaid" by Hans Christian Anderson
  • "Sedna of the Deep" retold by Brenda Sutton
  • "Bomong and Bong: Sisters Moon and Sun" retold by Brenda Sutton
  • Fairy Tales for Writers: "The Little Mermaid" by Lawrence Schimel
  • "Inner Seasons" by Terri Windling
  • "Siren Song" by Margaret Atwood
  • "Falling and Flying" by Jack Gilbert
  • "To a Friend Whose Work has Come to Triumph" by Anne Sexton
  • "Drinking Along" by Li Po
  • "The Man in the Moon Came Down Too Soon by J.R.R. Tolkien
  • "A Grain of Sand" by Robert W. Service
  • June Celebrations
  • Mythic Glossary: zeitgeist

Druid Vow by Michael Green Rites of Passage; May 2007
Cover Art: "Druid Vow" by Michael Green

  • Girls to Women: Coming of Age Rituals
    by Brenda Sutton
  • Resonance in the Classroom by Chris Bache
  • "Open Your Eyes" Introduction to Rethinking Adolescence: Using Story to Navigate Life's Uncharted Years by Jay D'Ambrosio
  • The Initiation of Perseus by Jay D'Ambrosio
  • Contemporary Fantasy's Foliate Face: An Interview with Charles Vess by Kelly Searsmith
  • Fantasy in the Big Apple by Delia Sherman
  • Sample Chapter of The Changeling by Delia Sherman
  • Reading the Mythological Feminine by William Doty
  • Male Initiation in America by Barry Spector
  • Saving Persephone by Judatha Temple Kline
  • How Gilgamesh Became the Lord of the Dead, Part Three: Gilgamesh Journeys Through the Zodiac by John David Ebert
  • Jick's Journey by Sally Drumm
  • An Analysis of the Car Crash of James Dean, Together With a Consideration of His Transformation Into the God of Roads and Highways by John David Ebert
  • A Tale of Elegua, Trickster God of Crossroads, Beginnings and Opportunities by Brenda Sutton
  • Mrs. Bluebeard's Husbands: Horror's Renewed Masculine Image by Mitch Finn
  • A Clockwork Pattern: Rites of Passage in Stanley Kubrick's "A Clockwork Orange" by Gershon Reiter
  • "The Hunter and His Son" from The Waters of Life by Michael Meade
  • Bluebeard by Charles Perrault
  • The Ugly Duckling by Hans Christian Anderson
  • Fairy Tales for Writers: The Princess and the Pea by Lawrence Schimel
  • Rite of Passage by Gwen Knighton
  • Seven Ages of Man by William Shakespeare
  • The Soldier Maid Traditional
  • May Celebrations
  • Mythic Glossary: Changing Woman

Blodeuwedd — Owl Woman by Jan Delyth The Queen of the May; April 2007
Cover Art: "Blodeuwedd — Owl Woman" by Jan Delyth

  • Atlanta in the Springis an Orgy... by Honora Foah
  • Mythic Imagination Update by Michael Karlin
  • Auspicious Beginnings! by Mary Davis
  • Fill the Chalice With May Wine by Brenda Sutton
  • From One of the Darkest Places on the Planet, the Most Wonderful Art by William Doty
  • What is Your Intent? by Jerry Wennstrom
  • Marriage and the Four Functions of Myth by Donny Palmgren
  • Marilyn Monroe: Two-headed Goddess of the Age of Electronic Reproduction by John David Ebert
  • How Gilgamesh Became the Lord of the Dead Part Two: In Which the Babylonians Reject the Sumerian Gilgamesh and Reforge Him in the Image of a Tribal Chieftain by John D. Ebert
  • Back to the Future, Forward to the Past by Dennis Patrick Slattery
  • Sainte-Baume Grotto: Mary Magdalene and the Zero-Point By Dahna Barnett
  • "The Sacred Marriage: The Marriage of the Gods" from The Golden Bough by Sir James Frazier
  • Reading the Translucent Mirror: A Reflection on Metaphors and Mythic Vision by Jennifer Tronti
  • The Sleeping Beauty by Charles Perrault
  • A Review of Lawrence Schimel's Fairy Tales for Writers by Brenda Sutton
  • Fairy Tales for Writers: Sleeping Beauty by Lawrence Schimel
  • The Sleeping Beauty by Walter John Delamere
  • Queen of the May by Alfred, Lord Tennyson
  • Queen of the May from Songs the Whalemen Sing
  • Tis' the Month of Our Mother A hymn to Mary
  • The Humble-Bee by Ralph Waldo Emerson
  • The Jack-fruit by Ho Xuan Huong
  • April Celebrations
  • Mythic Glossary: Pathological Mythology

Bridging Heaven and Earth #1 by Jan Delyth The Cosmic Egg; March 2007
Cover Art: Image: "Bridging Heaven and Earth #1" by Jan Delyth

  • Leaning More Forcefully Into the Questions by Honora Foah
  • Spring Celebrations
  • Mythopoesis from Moby Dick to Ahab's Wife by William Doty
  • Re-inhabiting Our Innocence: Beginnings and Endings by Jerry Wennstrom
  • Nasreddin: The Wise Fool by Brenda Sutton
  • The Maltese Falcon and Ancient Myth by John D. Ebert
  • How Gilgamesh Became the Lord of the Dead; Part One: Our Failure to Understand the Epic by John David Ebert
  • Mirror, Mirror in the Doll by Brenda Sutton
  • The Celebration Initiative
  • Routledge Series — Gods and Heroes of the Ancient World reviewed by William Doty
  • Gilgamesh: Tablet II
  • Persephone by Clara Scudder-Davis
  • Bear's Brown Study (for James Hillman) by Dennis Patrick Slattery
  • The Elder by Judith Adams
  • Mythic Glossary: Mythopoiesis

Venus in Love by Joanne Warfield Desire & Synchronicity: February 2007
Cover Art: "Venus in Love" by Joanne Warfield

  • A Crossroads of Desire by Honora Foah
  • Waking Up to Leah by Michael Karlin
  • Camelot Among the Stars: Arthurian Themes in Science Fiction by John Matthews
  • Carnivale on Shakespeare's Stage by Kristen McDermott
  • "The Mythology of Love" from Myths to Live By by Joseph Campbell
  • Television Apocalypse in Black Oil: On the Cosmology and Mythology of The X-Files by John David Ebert
  • A Review of Tamra Andrews' Nectar and Ambrosia: An Encyclopedia of Food in World Mythology by William Doty
  • Pierced by the Sword: Reflections on the Sacred Heart by Louie Hlad
  • Spaces Speak, Are You Listening? An Introduction to Aural Architecture by Barry Blesser & Linda-Ruth Salter
  • An Introduction to Patricia Ariadne's Women Dreaming Into Art: Seven Artists Who Create from Dreams by Ann McCoy
  • Paying Attention by Barry Spector
  • Chapter One from A Moth to the Flame by Connie Zweig
  • The Fable of the Moth by Peter Beagle
  • Gilgamesh: Prologue and Table I
  • A Divine Image by William Blake
  • Love by Mary Davis
  • Mythic Glossary: Anima Mundi

Cedar Breaks Star Circle by Stu Jenks It's About Time: January 2007
Cover Art: "Cedar Breaks Star Circle" by Stu Jenks

  • About Time by Bill Bridges
  • Excerpt from Psyche and Matter "Time as a Deity and the Stream of Events" by Marie-Louise von Franz
  • The Way of the Celestial Lights by Rebecca Armstrong
  • The Clock of the Long Now: A Talk with Stuart Brandby Jonathan Brockman
  • Scaling the Monochord of Music: An Exploration of Time, Rhythm and Mythology in Sound by Derek Beres
  • Review of Nancy Hathaway's The Friendly Guide to Mythology: A Mortal's Companion to the Fantastical Realm of Gods, Goddesses, Monsters, and Heroes by William Doty
  • Excerpt from Bringing it All Back Home: Wholeness, Creative Joy, and the Evolution of Consciousness by Lorin Hollander
  • Twenty Four Hours in Scotland by Stu Jenks
  • Questcon Quest a short story by Richard Scrimger
  • Interview with Author Richard Scrimger by Brenda Sutton
  • Time by James Wanless
  • Imbolc: The Time of Fire in the Belly by Brenda Sutton
  • Rip Van Winkle by Washington Irving
  • Madison's Mourning by Dave Alway
  • Tickity Tick Tock by Elsa Brooks
  • The Hidden Span by Eliot Weinberger
  • New Fire by Eliot Weinberger
  • Eternity by Emily Dickinson
  • The Song of the Chorus from the play "The Rock" by T.S. Eliot
  • Mythic Glossary: Apocalypse, Apocalyptic

Mystery Wolf by James Erickson Animal Powers & Metamorphosis;
Winter Solstice: December 2006

Cover Art: "Mystery Wolf" by James Erickson

  • Digging in the Earth to Find the Light by Michael Karlin
  • The Eleventh Commandment by Honora Foah
  • Animal Metamorphosis a discussion from Mythic Journeys '04 with Charles de Lint, Carolyn Dunn & Terri Windling
  • Chickie and the Path of Awakening by Jean Houston
  • Myths and Tales in 'Big Fish' by William Doty
  • Excerpt from Ways of the Heart,Essays Toward an Imaginal Psychology by Robert Romanyshyn
  • Winter Fool, Summer Queen: Shakespeare's Folklore and the English Holiday Cycle by Kristen McDermott
  • Where Christmas Falls by Zachariah Hill
  • Excerpt from "Part 1: Mythologies of the Primitive Hunters and Gatherers"
    from Historical Atlas of World Mythology by Joseph Campbell
    The Landscape of the Great Hunt
    Out of One, the Many
    The Shamans of the Caves
    The Hunter's Need to Kill
  • Fairy Tale Forests by Karen Elizabeth Guerin
  • I'Itoi's Cave, and Topawa, Arizona by Stu Jenks
  • Midwinter Traditions by Dahna Barnett
  • Beauty and the Beast by Madame de Villeneuve
  • Poetry:
    I Have News for You... by a 9th century Irish poet
    Deer Hunter by Carolyn Dunn
    With Momentary Eyes: Thoughts on the Human Forum by Arsenio Rodriguez
    A Woman Grown Beautifully Old by Cecilia Woloch
    From Tsigan, The Gypsy Poem Cecilia Woloch
  • Mythic Glossary: Elementargedanken, "elementary ideas" and Völkergedanken, "ethnic ideas." by Joseph Campbell

Old Woman with Toad by Judy Somerville The Descent: November 2006
Cover Art: "Old Woman with Toad" by Judy Somerville

  • Eve Got it Right: Pain, Suffering and Death. What Else CouldYou Wish For? by Michael Karlin
  • "Hades" by James Hillman
  • The Shadow of Darkness by Honora Foah
  • "Choice of Ending" - Short story by Tanya Huff
  • Fragile Things Seeking Mythical Coherence in Our Smoke and Mirrors World by William Doty
  • The Center of Our Existance by Joseph Campbell
  • Hermes: Guide of Souls by Brenda Sutton
  • The Appointment in Samarra by W. Somerset Maugham
  • November Celebrations
  • The Half-Gold Ferret retold by Jerry Wennstrom
  • Godfather Death retold by Brenda Sutton
  • The Death of Mozart: Requiem Dies Irea
  • Mythic Glossary: Syzygy
  • "Thirteen Poems on Death"
  • "Preludes for Memnon" by Conrad Aiken
  • "The White Fog Creeps" by Conrad Aiken
  • "Ghost Sonnet II" by Kathryn Hinds
  • "Grendel's Mother" by Nagase Kiyoko

Fortitude by Botecelli Courage: October 2006
Cover Art: "Fortitude" by Botecelli

  • Faces of Courage
  • Courage in the Face of Uncertainty: Revealing our Shadows by Michael Karlin
  • The Leap by Honora Foah
  • Transgression a Mythic Journeys '08 conversation with William Doty, Terri Windling, Heinz Insu Fenkl, and Kristen McDermott
  • Merry Robin: The Native British Trickster by John Matthews
  • Follow Your Own Path: An Interview with artist and philosopher Jerry Wennstrom by Brenda Sutton
  • "The Shapeshifter" from The Hero With a Thousand Faces by Joseph Campbell
  • Themes in World Mythologies by William Doty
  • "The Sunrise Land" a sample chapter from best-selling author S.M. Stirling
  • Sukkot: A Time to Discover the Holy Within Everything by Michael Karlin
  • Noor Inyat Khan: Light in the Darkness — Song Series of Geoffrey Armes by Brenda Sutton
  • How the Leopard Got His Spots by Rudyard Kipling
  • How Rainbow Crow Saved the World a Lenape myth
  • Waters of Life Michael Meade's new introduction
  • Trickster by Brenda Sutton
  • Yung: Courage Along the Warrior Way by Allen Pittman
  • Mythic Glossary: Liminality

Crane Dancer by Nanda Currant Equinox: September 2006
Cover Art: "Crane Dancer" by Nanda Currant

  • "The Life of Merlin" Geoffrey of Monmonth's story interpreted by John and Caitlín Matthews
  • "The Shapeshifter" from The Hero With a Thousand Faces by Joseph Campbell
  • Possum Lizard Tree and Ghost Coyotes below Equinox Rock by Stu Jenks
  • World Mythologies by William Doty, Ph. D.
  • Courting the Muse by Jerry Wennstrom
  • The Equinox of Isadora Duncan by Dahna Barnett & Honora Foah
  • Isadora and Nietzsche by Dahna Barnett
  • Taliesin 2006 by William Todd Jones
  • A Bit of Free Verse from Mrs. Merlin on the Subject of Balance by O.R. Melling
  • Crane Dance by Julia Ecklar

Home Not Home by Stu Jenks July / August 2006
Cover Art: "Home Not Home" by Stu Jenks

  • Of Castles in the Sky and Katusha Rockets: The Journey Continues by Michael Karlin
  • Picking Up Tofu with Chopsicks by Honora Foah
  • Mythic Journeys: The Wardrobe, the Parade, the Shore A letter from Ekiwah Belendez
  • Building Your Mythic Toolbox: An Introduction to the Study of Myth by William G. Doty, Ph. D.
  • Auburn Avenue, Atlanta, Georgia by Stu Jenks
  • The Never Ending Journey: Mythologizing and Modernity by Derek Beres
  • Rumi Translations of Coleman Barks
  • Mornings after Mythic Journeys (At the Kafe Köbenhavn in the Atrium Lounge) Poetry by David Elliott
  • Wildflowers Poetry by Robert M. Giannetti

May/June 2006

  • Surrender: May You Know the Right Questions to Ask by Michael Karlin
  • Heart in the Shape of a Begging Bowl by Honora Foah
  • Experience the Transformative Power of Music & Mythology: A Look at Lorin Hollander
  • Talking with Michael Green by Mary Davis, Editor
  • Poetry Selections from David Gonzalez
  • Hidden Growth
    by Gertrud Mueller Nelson
  • The Many Deities of Neil Gaiman's American Gods by William Doty, Ph.D.
  • Selections from Fire's Goal: Poems from the Hindu Year by Laurie Patton, Ph.D.
  • Imagination Stations! by Ashley Carter, Imagination Stations Coordinator
  • "On This Good Day" Lyrics by Brenda Sinclair Sutton
  • Happy Eostre to Ya'll! Springing Forward by William Doty, Ph. D.
  • Kitchen Yoga: Mellow Moves to De-Stress Cooking—And the Cook by Carol Krucoff
  • "Tricked to Righteousness": The Rhetorical Devices of Joseph Campbell by Steven D. Callow
  • Mythic Journeys '06 Podcast

March/April 2006

  • Mythic Journeys 2006: Myth and Imagination by Michael Karlin and Honora Foah
  • A Call to Conscience and a Reminder to the Muslims by Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf
  • Selections from Thou Art That, Transforming Religious Metaphor by Joseph Campbell
  • Selections from Beyond Individualism, Toward a New Understanding of Self, Relationship, & Experience by Gordon Wheeler, Ph.D.
  • Croagh Patrick by Dennis Patrick Slattery, Ph.D.
  • From Guatemala, Amar La Tierra, A Story of Hope! by Mary Davis
  • Imagining Myth: Negatively and Positively by William Doty, Ph.D.
  • Danny Boy by James Flannery, Ph.D.
  • Poems from Sacrifice by Cecilia Woloch
  • Book Review of DJ Spooky's Rhythm Science by Jerry Cullum, Ph.D.
  • Book Review of Mary Humphrey's Living the Hero's Quest by Jeanna Collins
  • Book Review of Thomas Moore's Dark Nights of the Soul by Dennis Patrick Slattery, Ph.D.
  • Podcast: A Conversation with Honora Foah

February 2006

  • Burning Down the House: Romantic Love and the Difficulty of Living Amongst the Embers by Michael Karlin
  • Love in the Time of Cholera by Honora Foah
  • Notes from the Editor by Mary Davis
  • Making the Journey by Mythic Journeys '06 Chairman, Andrew Greenberg
  • Podcast Love: The Heart of the Matter
    War, Peace and the American Imagination
    Part Two: James Hillman
    Part Three: Deepak Chopra
  • Storytelling and Wonder by David Abram
  • Sam Keen on Love
  • Ancient Dreams: Myth and History in Fantasy Literature by O.R. Melling
  • The Wisdom of Foolishness by James Flannery
  • Love Lost: The Fairie Queen's Take on Tam Lin by Brenda Sutton
  • Lupercalia: Before Valentine's Day by Brenda Sutton
  • Heart Lonely, Heart Awakening by Sheri Kling
  • Book Review of Karen Anderson's Islam: A Short History by Dennis Patrick Slattery, Ph. D.
  • The Trickster Ananse Redux by William Doty, Ph. D.
  • Poetry:
    The Spring Before Springby Taije Silverman
    Mudcakes and Mosquitos by Jason Schossler
    The Alchemist; Tin; Caught Fire; Hitting it Lucky; Man by Cecilia Woloch

January 2006

  • New Beginnings: Hope for the Future by Michael Karlin
  • Backwards and Forwards by Honora Foah
  • Janus, Custodian of the Cosmos by Brenda Sutton
  • Podcast Part One: Jean Houston's Introductory Remarks for War, Peace and the American Imagination
    Transcription and Images
  • More Midwinter Traditions: An excerpt from The Winter Solstice by John Matthews with contributions by Caitlin Matthews
  • Huston Smith, Wise Elder by Mary Davis
    (with selections from The Way Things Are: Conversations with Huston Smith on the Spiritual Life by Phil Cousineau)
  • Book Review of Phil Cousineau's The Way Things Are: Conversations with Huston Smith on the Spiritual Life by Dennis Patrick Slattery, Ph. D.
  • My Latest Take on Mythology and the Novel by William Doty, Ph. D.
  • Talking With Anita Sharpe - Co-Founding Editor of Motto Magazine by Mary Davis
  • Long Ago in India as told to Mary Davis by T.K.V.Desikachar

December 2005

  • A Golden Apple for Chanukah: Finding Depth in the Holiday Season by Michael Karlin
  • New Blank Document by Honora Foah
  • The Winter Solstice Podcast: Santa Claus and the Hero's Journey
  • The Solstice Dream, an excerpt from The Winter Solstice: The Sacred Traditions of Christmas by John Matthews with contributions by Caitlin Matthews
  • The Many Meanings of Kwanzaa by Vincent Jones
  • Poetry for Winter introduced by Mary Davis
  • Poetry for Winter: Haiku Selections introduced by Mary Davis
  • Here We Come A-Caroling by John and Caitlin Matthews
  • The Stag by Dahna Barnett
  • Little Yule, an excerpt from The Winter Solstice: The Sacred Traditions of Christmas by John Matthews with contributions by Caitlin Matthews
  • The Path of the Shapeshifter: The Art of Helena Nelson-Reed
  • Is Art Important to Myth? by Michael Karlin
  • Hospitals and Hermitages: Strange Bedfellows? by Dennis Patrick Slattery, Ph.D.
  • The Yoga of Darkness: Duality in New Age Culture by Derek Beres
  • Ideology and Mythology by William Doty, Ph. D.

November 2005

  • The Relevance of Myth: Emerging Trends in Economics and Life, an update from Michael Karlin
  • November First, All Souls by Creative Director, Honora Foah
  • The Human Forum, December 8 - 11, 2005, Puerto Rico
  • The First Mythic Podcast - Praise and Thanksgiving
  • A Thanksgiving Interview with Chiquita Berry of The Twelve Stone Farm by Mary Davis
  • Thanksgiving Myths, a transcription of Dr. Bradd Shore in conversation with Mary Beth Kirchner from the PRI/NPR radio documentary Mythic Journeys
  • Thanksgiving Lasagna by Brenda Sutton
  • We Give Thanks a transcription of Chief Jake Swamp's prayer opening the Mythic Journeys '04 Conference by Brenda Sutton
  • Why I Am a Pagan by Zitkala-Sa (Atlantic Monthly #90, 1902)
  • The Art of Sal Brownfield by Brenda Sutton
  • Contemporary Mythic Trails, essay and critique by William Doty, Ph. D.

October 2005

  • Celebrate the Journey, an update from Michael Karlin
  • What Do You See? by Creative Director, Honora Foah
  • News on one of our New Orleans Partners
  • "War, Peace and the American Imagination", Sept 20, 2005 - Impressions by Jeanna Davis, Dahna Barnett, Mary Davis
  • Life Lessons: In Honor of Anne Myer, untitled poem Playing the Piano
  • Jim Cullen's The American Dream, book review by William Doty, Ph. D.
  • Heather Dale's Mythic Music, The Road to Santiago, CD review by Brenda Sutton

September 2005

  • Update from Michael Karlin
  • When Death Finds You... by Honora Foah
  • The Lord of the Rings Sketchbook by Alan Lee
  • Excerpts from Review of Stu Jenks' West of the Fire by Brenda Sutton
  • Poetry from Drawn By The Creek by Robert M. Giannetti, Ph. D.

August 2005

  • Update from Michael Karlin
  • Authentic Questions and Answers by Creative Director, Honora Foah
  • The Question of Meaning by Joseph Campbell
  • Excerpts from Channel A Muse by Nor Hall, Ph. D.
  • Parallel Poetics and the Energy of Metaphor by Dennis Patrick Slattery, Ph. D.
  • Book review of John D. Ebert's Celuloid Heroes and Mechanical Dragons by William Doty, Ph. D.
  • Book and CD review of Michael Green with the Illumination Band's The New Illuminated Rumi: One Song by Brenda Sutton
  • Event: Communicating Across Differences with Marshall B. Rosenberg

July 2005

  • Update from Michael Karlin on War, Peace, and the American Imagination:>
    A Discussion with Deepak Chopra and James Hillman moderated by Jean Houston
  • A Special Invitation from Deepak Chopra: The Human Forum of Puerto Rico
  • I Hate My Husbandby Honora Foah
  • Transitions as Liminal and Archetypal Situations from a lecture delivered by Jean Shinoda Bolen at Mythic Journeys'04
  • The Legend of the Grand Inquisitor by Dennis Patrick Slattery, Ph. D.
  • Book review of Derek Beres' Global Beat Fusion: The History of the Future of Music by William Doty, Ph. D.
  • The Mystery of Story and the Education Mission of Mythic Imagination by Jeanna Collins
  • Communal Mythic Inspiration: The Troubadour by Dahna Barnett
  • The Troubadour is Also Tom Foolery by Kathleen Bingaman and Atlanta's Mythological Roundtable

June 2005

  • The Latest: from Michael Karlin
  • A Commencement Address: A Story Can Change the World a speech given by Michael Karlin
  • A Letter from Honora
  • Creating Pride: A Letter from Anne Ostholthoff
  • Book Reviews by Dennis Patrick Slattery, Ph. D.
    Jonathan Shay: Odysseus in America: Combat Trauma
    Trials of Homecoming
  • Poetry by Robert M. Giannetti
    City Hunger
    For No Reason
  • Gilgamesh: Reaching for the Secret of Eternal Life by Robert M. Giannetti
  • Using Myth in Education
  • Understanding Myth by Mary Davis
  • Events at the Atlanta Jung Society

May 2005

  • The Power of Relationship: A Special Partnership with Deepak Chopra and the Alliance for a New Humanity by Michael Karlin
  • A Letter from Deepak Chopra
  • The National Black Arts Festival by Honora Foah
  • Gilgamesh: The Rapture of Being Alive by Robert M. Giannetti
  • Joseph Campbell: Pathways to Bliss: Mythology and Personal Transformation
    The Dominion of the Dead

    Book Reviews by Dennis Patrick Slattery, Ph. D.

April 2005

  • Update from Michael Karlin
  • Confirmed Guest List for Mythic Journeys 2006
  • Joseph Campbell: An Appreciation by James Hillman
  • Michael Meade: Storyteller, Healer, Founder of MOSAIC by Mary Davis
  • Little Hands, Big Spirits: How Children Myth the World by Trace Aiken
  • Owl's Head: A Circle Story by Stu Jenks

Fall 2004

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Spring 2004

  • Ancient Spirit, Modern Voice
  • Myth in the Body: An Interview with Dee Wagner
  • Mythmaking and the Works of Guy Gavriel Kay by Jackie Cassada and Nicky Rea
  • On Marion Woodman by Van Waddy
  • On Coleman Barks by Wilson McCreary
  • Transformation through Song and Story by Sheri Kling
  • Remembering Joseph Campbell, Preface to the Centennial Edition, The Hero's Journey: Joseph Campbell on His Life and Work by Phil Cousineau
    Remembering Joseph Campbell by Phillip DePoy

February/March 2004

  • The Winter Queen Speaks by Jane Yolen
  • Death in the Outback by Mark Byrne
  • Sinikka Journeys North by K.A. Laity
  • Manifest Destinies by Maggie Macary

November/December 2003

  • Celtic Christmas
  • The Artist as Shaman
  • Television and Plato's Cave by Sam Keen
  • Caitlín Matthews Translates Taliesin
  • Myth & Jungian Psychology: Journey to Wholeness
  • Mythic Myopia: Does Cinema Hold a Solution?

September/October 2003

  • Old Wine in New Bottles: The Transformation Database
  • Radical Environmental Proposals by Sam Keen
  • Can Fantasy Be Myth? Mythopoeia and Tolkien's Work
  • Myth & Religion: The Same or Different?
  • The Artist as Shaman: Madness, Shapechanging and Art in Terri Windling's The Wood Wife

July/August 2003

  • Goddesses in Older Women
  • King Arthur in the Arts
  • Reflections of an Author/Illustrator

May/June 2003

  • The Beginning of a Journey

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