Reading List for Jean Shinoda Bolen, September 2005

Jean Shinoda Bolen, M.D.

Urgent Messsage from Mother: Gather the Women & Grails, Goddesses, Crones and Circles

September 16-17, 2005

Books and Articles by Dr. Bolen

Close to the Bone: Life-Threatening Illness and the Search for Meaning. New York:

Touchstone, 1996.

Crones Don’t Whine. Boston: Conari Press, 2003.

Crossing to Avalon. San Francisco: HarperSanFrancisco, 1994.

Goddesses in Every Woman. San Francisco: Harper & Row, 1984.

Gods in Everyman. San Francisco: Harper & Row, 1989.

Goddesses in Older Women. New York: HarperCollins, 2001.

The Millioneth Circle. Berkeley: Conari Pr., 1999.

Ring of Power. San Francisco: HarperSanFrancisco, 1992.

The Tao of Psychology. San Francisco: Harper & Row, 1979.

Urgent Message from Mother. Boston: Conari Pr., 2005.

"Illness as a Mythic Descent and Turning Point" in Journal of Women & Religion

(18:23- ), 2000.

"Women’s Psychology, Goddess Archetypes, and Patriachy…" in Women & Therapy

(17,1-2:71- ), 1995.

"Synchronicity and the Tao…" in ReVision (16, 1: 8- ), 1993.

Additional Recommendations

Belenky, Mary Field, et al. Women’s Ways of Knowing. New York: Basic Books, 1986.

Covington, Coline. "In Search of the Heroine" in Journal of Analytical Psychology

(34, 3: 243- ), 1989.

Downing, Christine. The Goddess. New York: Crossroad, 1981.

Downing, Christine. Psyche’s Sisters. San Francisco: Harper & Row, 1988.

Douglas, Claire. The Woman in the Mirror. Lincoln, Ne: iUniverse, 1990, 2000.

Gimbutas, Marija. The Living Goddesses. Berkeley: University of California, 1999.

Hall, Nor. The Moon and the Virgin. New York: Harper & Row, 1980.

Harding, M. Esther. The Way of All Women. New York: G. P. Putnam’s Sons, 1970.

Harding, M. Esther. Woman’s Mysteries. New York: G. P. Putnam’s Sons, 1971.

Kerènyi, Karl. Athene: Virgin and Mother in Greek Religion. Zurich: Spring, 1978.

Luke, Helen M. Woman Earth and Spirit. New York: Crossroad, 1984.

Neumann, Erich. The Great Mother. Princeton: Princeton University, 1955, 1963.

Newman, Robert D. "The Transformative Quality of the Feminine" in Journal of Analytical

Psychology (31, 1: 63- ), 1986.

Olsen, Carl, ed. The Book of the Goddess, Past & Present. New York: Crossroad, 1983.

Schaup, Susanne. Sophia. York Beach, Me: Nicolas-Hays, Inc., 1997.

Perera, Sylvia Brinton. Descent to the Goddess. Toronto: Inner City Books, 1981.

Wehr, Demaris S. Jung & Feminism: Liberating Archetypes. Boston: Beacon Pr., 1987.

Whitmont, Edward C. Return of the Goddess. New York: Crossroad Pr., 1982.

Woolger, Jennifer Barker. The Goddess Within. New York: Fawcett Columbine, 1989.