Category: Publications: Books

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...

The Darkness Before Light

The book is about the relationship of despair and creative inspiration. It resonates with the insights of James Hillman and Joseph Campbell, offering a way to turn despair into a self-illumination that can prove the source of powerful...