Finding the gods in our places again

A couple of decades ago, when I was once again delving deeply into my roots in psychology and mythology, I discovered the writings of Kathleen Raine. I’d long admired her as a poet, but hadn’t really grasped the extent of her scholarship in the realms of the imaginal and the imagination – something I was [...]

2019-02-20T10:26:27+01:00February 20th, 2019|Article|9 Comments

Living mythically

  Myth. A beleaguered word. In the English language, it is mostly used to denote falsehood, or to describe foolish beliefs. A myth is the opposite of a truth; adherence to a myth is the opposite of wisdom. Somehow, the slur sticks.  And so if you tell people – some people; mostly the rationalistic, scientistic types – that [...]

2016-09-15T12:27:51+01:00June 19th, 2016|Article|Comments Off on Living mythically