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Editor: Study of Religion in the State University, Society for Religion in Higher Education,
1965, 102 pages.
Editor (with Gordon Clanton): Face to Face to Face: An Account of a Group Marriage, Dutton,
1975, 241 pp.; Paperback edition, Ballantine, 1976, 220 pp. ; includes interpretative
essay, “The Human Dynamics, ” pp. 187-212/173-193.
The Goddess: Mythological Images of the Feminine, Crossroad, 1981, 245 pp.; Paperback
edition, Crossroad, 1984, 250 pp.; Continuum edition with New Afterword, 1996, 254
pp. Spanish edition: La Diosa, Barcelona: Editorial Kairos, 199, 295 pp.
Journey Through Menopause: A Personal Rite of Passage, Crossroad, 1987, 164 pp.; Paperback
edition, Crossroad, 1989, 164 pp; New Orleans, Spring Journal Books, 2005.
Psyche’s Sisters: Reimagining the Meaning of Sisterhood, Harper & Row, 186 pp., 1988.;
Paperback edition, Continuum, 1990, 186 pp.
Myths and Mysteries of Same Sex Love, Crossroad, 1989, 322 pp.; Paperback edition,
Crossroad, 1991, 322 pp; Continuum edition with new Afterword, 1996, 327 pp. Italian
Edition: Amore Per Lo Stesso Sesso: Miti e Misteri, Milan: La Biblioteca di Vivarium,
1999. 398 pp.; New York: iUniverse, 2006.
Editor, Mirrors of the Self, Tarcher, 1991, 284 pp.; Portuguese edition: Espelos do Self, Sao
Paolo: Editora Cultrix, 1994, 266 pp; Spanish edition: Espeljos Del Yo. Barcelona,
Editorial Kairos, 1994, 373 pp.
Women’s Mysteries: Toward a Poetics of Gender, Crossroad, 1992, 196 pp; Paperback edition,
New Orleans, Spring Journal Books, 2003, 234 pp.
Gods In Our Midst: Mythological Images of the Masculine, A Woman’s View, Crossroad,
1993, 154 pp; Paperback edition, New Orleans: Spring Journal Books, 2004.
Editor, The Long Journey Home: ReVisioning the Myth of Demeter and Persephone For Our
Time, Shambhala, 1994, 301 pp. .
The Luxury of Afterwards, New York: iUniverse, 2004, 148 pp.
Preludes: Essays on the Ludic Imagination, 1961-1981, New York: iUniverse, 2005, 293 pp.
Editor, Disturbances in the Field: Essays in Honor of David L. Miller, New Orleans, Spring
Journal Books, 2006, 318 pp.
Gleanings: Essays 1982-2006, New York: iUniverse, 2006, 320 pp
“Quakerism and the Historical Interpretation of Religion,” Quaker Religious Thought, Fall 1961,
“What is Theology? ” Quaker Religious Thought, Fall 1964, 21 pp.
“A Quaker Response to the Death of God Theologians,” Quaker Religious Thought, Spring
1966, 4 pp.
“All Real Living is Meeting,” Inward Light, Fall 1966, pp. 24-32.
“The New Morality,” Douglass Alumnae Bulletin, Fall 1966, pp. 2-5.
“Religious Education: Involving the Whole Family,” Friends Journal, February 1967, pp. 80-82.
“Quakers and the Sacramental,” The Seeker, Spring 1967, pp. 7-14.
“Quaker Message for Today,” Pendle Hill Bulletin, April 1967, 7 pp.
“Toward a Common Vision: A Call for Theological Dialogue Among Friends,” pamphlet
published by Philadelphia Yearly Meeting, 1967, 11 pp.
“Male and Female: Journey to Self through Meeting, Myth and Dream,” Inward Light, Fall 1967,
“A Typological Critique of the Literary Christ Figure,” Journal of the American Academy of
Religion, March 1968, pp. 13-27.
“Exodus as Biblical Metaphor,” Journal of Religion, January 1968, pp. 35-53.
“Theology as Translation: Martin Buber’s Verdeutschung of Scripture,” Religion in Life, Autumn
1968, pp. 401-416.
“An Eschatological Theology,” Quaker Religious Thought, Summer 1969, pp. 15-27.
“Guilt and Responsibility in the Thought of Martin Buber,” Judaism, Winter 1969, pp. 53-63.
“Religion and the Reality Principle: A Reading of Freud,” Quaker Religious Thought, Winter
1970, pp. 42-45.
“Daydream,” in Daniel O. Noel, ed., Echoes of the Wordless Word, Religion and the Arts Series,
#2, American Academy of Religion, pp. 111-122.
“Quakerism Now and Perhaps Tomorrow,” Friends Journal, April 1972, pp. 220-221.
“Friends and the Arts,” Quaker Religious Thought, Winter 1973, pp. 23-37.
“Separating and Connecting,” Inward Light, Fall 1974, pp. 7-10.
“Sigmund Freud and the Greek Mythological Tradition,” Journal of the American Academy of
Religion, March 1975, p. 3-14.
“To Point to the Moon a Finger is Needed,” Henry Barton Robison Lecture Series, Culver-
Stockton College, 1975, 12 pp.
“Incestuous Fantasies: The Myths about Myth Spawned by Freud, Jung and Levi-Strauss,”
Proceedings of the Society for Religion in Higher Education, 1975, 94 pp.
“A Poetics of the Psyche,” The American Poetry Review, July/August 1976, pp. 34-35.
“Jealousy: A Depth Psychological Perspective,” in Gordon Clanton and Lynn Smith, eds.,
Jealousy, Prentice Hall, 1977, pp. 72-79. (Italian version: “La gelosia in termini di
psicologia del profundo, ” Gelosia, Rome: Savelli, 1978, pp. 35-44.)
“Towards an Erotics of the Psyche: In Tribute to Thomas Mann and Carl Jung,” Journal of the
American Academy of Religion, December 1976, pp. 629-638.
“Revisioning Autobiography: Freud’s The Interpretation of Dreams and Jung’s Memories,
Dreams, Reflections,” in Soundings, Summer 1977, pp. 210-228.
“Religious Life and Feminine Experience,” The Rachel Cadbury Lecture, pamphlet published by
Friends General Conference, 1978, 14 pp; reprinted in Full Circle, Fall 1980, pp. 3-9.
“Persephone in Hades,” Anima, Volume IV, 1, pp. 22-29. (An expanded version appears in
“Visions and Revisions: A Response to James Hillman,” Inward Light, Spring 1978, pp. 43-48.
“Poetically Dwells Man on This Earth,” Soundings, Fall 1977, pp. 313-330; reprinted in Charles
E. Scott, ed., On Dreaming, Chico, CA: Scholars Press, 1982, pp. 85-102.
“Ariadne: Mistress of the Labyrinth,” Lady Unique, Cycle 3, pp. 4-14; reprinted in James
Hillman, ed., Facing the Gods, Spring Publications, 1980, pp. 135-149. (A
somewhat modified version appears in The Goddess.)
“Your Old Men Shall Dream Dreams,” in John Raphael Staude, ed., Wisdom and Age, Berkeley:
Rose Books, 1981, pp. 169-186; reprinted in Journal of World Education, July 1985.
“Coming to Terms with Hera,” Quadrant, Winter 1979, 12:2, pp. 26-47. (Included in The
“Feast and Famine: Gifts of the Goddess,” in Jane Kaplan, ed., A Woman’s Conflict: The Special
Relationship Between Women and Food, Prentice Hall, 1979, pp. 91-105.
“Beginning with Gaea,” Lady Unique, Cycle 5, 1980, pp. 22-38. (Included in The Goddess.)
“Dear Grey Eyes: A Re-evaluation of Pallas Athene, ” Southern Humanities Review, Spring
1981, pp. 97-130; reprinted in Arche, Vol. 6, 1981, p. 9-39. (Included in The
“Goddess-Sent Madness,” Psychological Perspectives, Fall, 1981, pp. 137-149.
“Come and Celebrate with Me: Reflections on Menopause,” WomanSpirit, Fall 1981, pp. 13-21,
reprinted in Anima, Fall 1982, pp. 11-27; excerpted in Utne Review, 1:2, 1984, pp. 13-
18. (Expanded version included in Journey Through Menopause.)
“Preface” to The Goddess, reprinted in Inward Light, XLV:98, Spring 1982, pp. 10-16.
“The Mother Goddess Among the Greeks,” in Carl Olsen, ed., The Book of the Goddess: Past
and Present, New York, Crossroad, 1983, pp. 49-59.
“Coming Home to Hestia,” Lady Unique, Cycle 6, 1983, pp. 91-106. (Included in Journey
“Dear Chris . . .. Love, Christine,” in Mary Jo Meadows and Carole Rayburn, eds., A Time to
Weep, A Time to Sing, Minneapolis: Winston, 1985, pp. 48-63.
“What Use Are Poets in a Time of Need,” Soundings, Fall 1985, pp. 301-317; excerpted in
Awakening in the Nuclear Age, #13, Spring 1986, pp. 22-24.
“Beginning At the Beginning,” Anima, Fall 1987, pp. 21-38.
Entries on Aphrodite, Athena, Demeter and Persephone, Hekate, Hera, Hestia, in Mircea Eliade,
ed., The Encyclopedia of Religion, New York: Macmillan, 1987.
“Revisioning the Psychology of Women,” Perspectives: A Journal of Dialogical Psychotherapy,
#1, Spring 1987, III:1-18.
“Artemis,” modified chapter from The Goddess, reprinted in Judith Plaskow and Carol Christ,
eds., Weaving The Visions, San Francisco: Harper & Row, 1989 pp.119-127.
Entries on Centaur, Cretan Bee Motif, Griffin, Hera, Hydra, Jason, Kernos, Lady of the Wild
Boars, Leda, Medusa, Minotaur, Pan, Sphinx, Zeus Mellicheos, in Beverly Moon, ed.,
An Encyclopedia of Archetypal Symbolism, Shambala Publications, 1990.
Entries on Europa, Andromeda, Hermes and Dionysos, Maenads, Dionysus and Satyrs, The Two
Goddesses, Bull and Double-Axe, Demeter and Kore, Mistress of the Animals, Bull
Leapers, Pasiphae, Ariadne, Birth of Dionysus, Mycenaean Lion Gate, Heracles and Nessus,
Caenus, Heracles and Triton, Nereids, Winged Gorgon, Infant Heracles, Perseus and
Medusa, Orestes, Achilles and Chiron, Achilles and Penthesilieia, Odysseus and the Sirens,
Polyphemus, Cape Artemision Zeus, Titian’s Rape of Europa, Jupiter and Io, Leda and the
Swan, Dionysus and Maenads, Mask of Dionysos, Asclepius and Hygeia, Apollo
Belvedere, Artemis with Bow and Arrow, Birth of Aphrodite, Aphrodite and Pan, for
projected Vol 2 of An Encyclopedia of Archetypal Symbolism.
“Gender Anxiety,” Journal of Pastoral Care, Vol. XLIII, No. 2, Summer 1989, pp . 152-1 61 .
“Diotima and Alcibiades: An Alternative Reading,” Soundings, Spring 1989, LXXII, No. 4,
“Masks of the Goddess: A Feminist Response,” in Dan Noel, ed., Paths to the Power of Myth:
Joseph Campbell and the Study of Religion, Crossroad, 1990, pp. 97-107.
“Introduction: Albert Rabil, Jr.,” in Albert Rabil, Jr., Pluralism and the Meaning of the
1960’s,” Soundings, 1990, pp. 1-4.
“Sisters and Brothers Casting Shadows,” modified selection from Psyche’s Sisters, reprinted in
Connie Zwieg and Jeremiah Abrams, Meeting the Shadow, Los Angeles, Tarcher, 1991,
“Greek Mythological Representations of the Wounded Healer,” Soundings, Vol. LXXIII #4,
Winter 1990. pp. 551-573.
“The Crone: Rites of Ancient Ripening,” Anima, Spring 1991, Vol. 17 #2, pp. 109-122.
(included in Women’s Mysteries.)
“Orpheus and Eurydice: Male and Female Responses to Underworld Experience,” Halcyon: A
Journal of the Humanities, Volume 14, 1992, pp. 139-154,.
“Toward a Poetics of Gender: A Postpatriarchal Projection,” Continuum, Vol. 2:2 & 3, pp. 63-
“Coming Home: The Late-Life Lesbian, ” in Robert Hopcke et al., ed., Love and the Path to
Wholeness: Jungian Perspectives on SameSex Love, Shambhala, 1993 pp. 28-37.
“Response to Gloria Orenstein,” Women’s Studies Quarterly, Vol. XXI:1 & 2 (Summer 1993),
“Response to Martha Reineke’s critique of Myths and Mysteries of SameSex Love,” Historical
Reflections/ Reflexions Historiques, Vol. 19:1 (Winter 1993), pp. 103-106.
“A Somewhat Mitigated Disaster: The Status of the Religious Studies Department at San Diego
State University as of February 1993,” Bulletin of the Council of Societies for the Study
of Religion, Vol. 22:2 (April 1993), pp. 39-43.
“Lesbian Mythology,” Historical Reflections/ Reflexions Historiques, Spring 1994, pp. 1-30.
“An Archetypal View of Lesbian Identity,” in Judith M. Glassgold and Suzanne Iasenza, eds.,
Lesbians and Psychoanalysis, Free Press, 1995.
“Myth and Midrash,” in Linda Bennett Elder et al, eds., Biblical and Humane: A Festschrift for
John F. Priest, Atlanta: Scholars Press, 1996. pp. 261-284.
“Afterword,” to new edition of The Goddess, Continuum, 1996, pp. 247-250. 12
“Seven Years Later,” New Afterword for Myths and Mysteries of Same-Sex Love, Continuum,
1996, pp. 289-297
“How Little It Resembles Memory: The Book of Ruth.” Soundings, Vol. LXXX, 1(Spring 1997),
“Her, HERTA.” in Catherine Reid and Holly Iglesias, eds., Every Woman I’ve Ever Loved:
Lesbian Writers on Their Mothers, Cleis, 1997, pp. 202-211.
Entries on “Feminist Uses of Mythology,” “Lesbianism: An Overview,” and “Juno” for Serinity
Young, ed., Encyclopedia of Women and World Religion, New York: Macmillan, 1998.
“Journeys to the Underworld,” MythoSphere, Vol. 1.2, pp. 175-194.
Entries on “Antiquity” and “Mythology, Classical ” in Bonnie Zimmerman, ed., Encyclopedia of
Homosexualiy: Volume I: Lesbian Histories and Cultures, New York: Garland, 2000.
“Bruno Bettelheim: A Wounded Healer,” The Salt Journal, Nov/Dec 1997, pp. 30-33.
“Tending Soul in the Age of AIDS,” White Crane, Winter 1998/99, pp. 4-7.
“Turning Again to Athene.” The Salt Journal, Jan/Feb 2000, pp. 22-28.
“It’s Not So Simple After All: Auschwitz, the Death of God, the Rebirth of the Goddess,” Historical
Reflections/Reflexions Historiques. Spring 2000, Vol. 26.1, pp. 127-140.
“Sigmund Freud’s Mythology of Soul: The Body as Dwelling Place of Soul, ” in Dennis Slattery
and Lionel Corbett, eds., Depth Psychology: Meditations in the Field, Eisiedeln: Daimon
Verlag, 2000, pp. 59-72.
“ReVisiting the Goddesses,” Christine Downing Lectures, No. 6, San Diego, Department of
Religious Studies, 2000, pp. 1-20.
“Meetings and MisMeetings: A Return to Martin Buber,” Christine Downing Lectures, No.7,
San Diego, Department of Religious Studies, 2001, pp. 1-16
“Beyond Psychology,” in Dennis Slattery and Lionel Corbett, eds. Psychology at the Threshold,
Carpinteria, CA: Pacifica Graduate Institute Publications, 2002, pp, 99-111
“Greek Tragedy in Its Historical Hour—and in Ours.” Christine Downing Lectures, No 8, SanDiego, Department of Religious Studies, 2002, pp. 1-17.
“The Landscape of H.D.’s Mythic Imagination, ” Christine Downing Lectures, No 9, San Diego,
2003, pp, 1-17.
“Foreword, to Nancy Cater, Electra: Tracing A Feminine Myth Through The Western Imagination, New Orleans: Spring Journal Books, 2003, pp. Ix-xv.
“Looking Back at Orpheus,” Spring 71, Fall 2004. 1-36.
“Narcissus Reflections,” Disturbances in the Field, New Orleans, Spring Journal Books, 2006,
“Another Oedipus,” in Armando Nasciimento Rosa, An Oedipus: The Untold Story, New
Orleans: Spring Journal Books, 2006, 61-90.
“Passages; Life in Retirement,” Religious Studies News, May 2006, 27.
C . G. Jung, Answer to Job, Drew Gateway, May 1960 .
Julian Hartt, A Christian Critique of American Culture, Journal of the American Academy of
Religion, July 1968, pp. 156-158.
“Teilhard de Chardin and Quakerism,” reviewing The Phenomenon of Man, Quaker Religious
Thought, Summer 1970, pp. 30-33.
Edmund C. Whitmont, Symbolic Quest, Inward Light, Spring 1972, pp. 42-45.
David Miller, Gods and Games, and Sam Keen, To a Dancing God, Journal of the American
Academy of Religion, September 1972.
Maurice Friedman et al, Searching for the Syntax of Things by Friedman et al., Theology Today,
Gaston Bachelard, The Poetics of Reverie, Inward Light, Fall 1972, p. 49.
Paul Ricoeur, Freud and Philosophy, Inward Light, Spring 1973, pp. 44-45.
John Killinger, The Fragile Presence and The Salvation Tree, Theology Today, April 1974,
Mythology and Humanism: The Correspondence of Thomas Mann and Karl Kerenyi, in
Parabola, Winter 1976, pp. 108-110.
Bruno Bettelheim, The Uses of Enchantment, Religious Studies Review, April 1977, p. 130.
Paul Robinson, The Modernization of Sex, Journal of the American Academy of Religion, March
1978, p. 114.
Edmund C. Whitmont, The Return of the Goddess, Quadrant, Spring 1983, 16:1, pp.. 109-113.
“Sister Spirits,” reviewing Judith Van Herick, Freud on Femininity and Faith; Jean Bolen,
Goddesses in Everywoman; Estella Lauter, Women as Mythmakers; Women’s Review of
Books, May 1985, pp. 9-10.
Isabel Allende, House of the Spirits and Christa Wolf, Cassandra, in Commonweal, February
1986, pp. 123-24.
Guilia Sassa, Greek Virginity, Continuum, Vol. I # 1, pp. 182-86.
Gloria Feman Orenstein, The Reflowering of the Goddess, Continuum, Vol. 1 #2, pp. 185-9.