Category: Books for adults

Dawn of Art: The Chauvet Cave

The 1990s have witnessed a sort of renaissance in cave art, thanks to new discoveries from the south of France. Previously, the oldest examples of human art were thought to have been painted 15,000...

The Moon and the Virgin

“Nor Hall has culled new flowers from old vines…” A personal poetical response to the eternal female, past, present, and future with details that ever connect the female to Mother Moon.

Tolkien’s Ring

J.R.R. Tolkien had a great knowledge of and love for world mythology and the symbol of the Ring in his work contains a rich and fascinating heritage. Tolkien’s Ring is a literary detective work...

Moby-Dick & the Mythology of Oil

In “Moby-Dick” and the Mythology of Oil, Bob Wagner casts Melville’s epic novel as a lesson for the ages, one that is critical for us in today’s petroleum age. Wagner’s interpretation of Melville’s tale...

The Way of Zen

Possibly the best introduction to Zen philosophy ever written for the West. It takes you through its roots in Mahayana Buddhism and Taoism, explaining the principles and symbols of both, down to its artistic...