a) General works

Note: Books on recovery, grief and other aspects of personal healing and growth are listed in the section “Intimacy, Personal Healing and Growth, Relationships” above.


Absher. (1990). Men and the Goddess: Feminine Archetypes in Western Literature. Rochester: Park Street Press.

Adams, Sharon. (ed). (1992). The Best Man: Selections From the First Three Years of MAN! Magazine. Mandala.

Anderson, Green Man: The Archetype Of Our Oneness With The Earth.

Barton, Edward Read. (ed). (2000). Mythopoetic Perspectives of Men’s Healing Work: An Anthology for Therapists and Others. Bergin & Garvey.

Bates. Pigs Eat Wolves.

Blazina, Chris. (1997). Mythos and Men: Toward New Paradigms of Masculinity. Journal of Men’s Studies, 5(4).

Bly, Robert. (1990). Iron John: A Book About Men. Dorset: Addison-Wesley

Bolen, Jean Shinoda. (1989). Gods in Everyman: A New Psychology of Men’s Lives and Loves. New York: Harper & Row.

Dalbey, Gordon. (1991). Healing the Masculine Soul. Word.

Diamond, Jed. (1994). The Warrior’s Journey Home: Healing Men, Healing the Planet. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger Publications

Downing, Christine. (1993). Gods in our Midst: Mythological Images of the Masculine. Crossroad Publishing Company.

Drew, A. J. (1998). Wicca for Men: A Handbook for Male Pagans Seeking a Spiritual Path. Carol Pub Group

Evans, Arthur. (1988). The God of Ecstasy: Sex Roles and the Madness of Dionyses. New York: St Martin’s Press.

Feuerstein, Georg. (1992). Sacred Sexuality: Living the Vision of the Erotic Spirit.

Fine, Reuben. (1987). The Forgotten Man: Understanding the Male Psyche. Harrington Park Press.

Flowers, Barbara Jean. (1993). The Social Phenomenon of the Mythopoetic Men’s Movement. Unpublished Master’s Thesis San Diego State University.

Griffin, C., and M. Wetherell. (1992). Feminist Psychology and the Study of Men and Masculinity. 2. Politics and Practices. Feminism & Psychology, 2(2), June

Gunville, T. (1991). Modern Male Confusion: Considerations of Psychological Father Absence and the Effects of Male Initiation. Unpublished Masters thesis, Marquette University.

Harding, Christopher. (ed). (1992). Wingspan: Inside the Men’s Movement: Bold Visions in the Time of Masculine Renewal. New York: St Martin’s Press.

Harris, C.T.B. (1994). Emasculation of the Unicorn: The Loss and Rebuilding of Masculinity in America. York Beach, Maine: Wicolas-Hays Inc.

Hart, Mickey with Stevens, Jay. (1990). Drumming at the Edge of Magic. San Francisco: Harper.

Heller, David. The Soul of Man.

Hillman, James et.al. (1979). Puer Papers. Irving, Texas: Spring Publications.

Hollis, Jerry. Under Saturne’s Shadow: The Wounding and Healing of Men.

Hopcke, Robert H. (1990). Men’s Dreams, Men’s Healing: A Psychotherapist Explores a New View of Masculinity Through Jungian Dreamwork. Boston & London: Shambhala.

Jackson, Graham. (1991). The Secret Lore of Gardening: Patterns of Male Intimacy. Toronto.

Jesser, Clinton. (1996). Fierce and Tender Men: Sociological Aspects of the Men’s Movement. Praeger.

Jukes, Adam. (2010). Is There a Cure for Masculinity? London: Free Association Books.

Kauth, Bill. (1992). A Circle of Men. New York: St Martin’s Press (a ‘how to’ book).

Keen, Sam. (1991). Fire in the Belly: On Being a Man. New York: Bantam Books.

Kimmel, Michael S. (ed). (1995). The Politics of Manhood: Profeminist Men Respond to the Mythopoetic Men’s Movement (and the Mythopoetic leaders Answer). Philadelphia: Temple University Press.

Kipnis, Aaron R. Knights Without Armor: A Practical Guide for Men in Quest of Masculine Soul. LA: Jeremy P. Tarcher.

Kritsberg, Wayne, Lee, John and Bliss, Sheperd. (1994). A Quiet Strength: Meditations on the Masculine Soul. New York: Bantam.

Lawlor, Robert. (1990). Earth Honouring: The New Male Sexuality. Newtown: Millenium Books (homophobic)

Lee, John. (1987). Flying Boy: Healing the Wounded Man. Deerfield Beach, FL: Health Communications, Inc.

Lee, John. (1990). Flying Boy, Book II: The Journey Continues. Deerfield Beach, FL: Health Communications, Inc.

Lee, John. (1991). At My Father’s Wedding: Men Coming to Terms With Their Fathers and Themselves. New York: Bantam Books.

Leiris, M. (1992). Manhood: A Journey From Childhood Into the Fierce Order of Virility.

Lesser, A. M. (1995). Masculine Psychological Development and the Mythopoetic Men’s Movement: A Relational Perspective. Unpublished masters thesis, Smith College School for Social Work.

Levin, J. (1997). Psychological Impact of a Mythopoetic Initiation on Participants (Men’s Movement). Unpublished doctoral dissertation, Adler School of Professional Psychology, Chicago, IL.

Liebman, Wayne. (1991). Tending the Fire: The Ritual Men’s Group. Ally Press.

Mann, Nicholas R. (1995). His Story: Masculinity in the Post-Patriarchal World. St Paul, Minnesota: Llewellyn Publications.

Mares, Theun. (2000). The Quest for Maleness. Capetown: Lionheart Publishing.

Matthews, John. (ed). (1991). Choirs of the Gods: Revisioning Masculinity. London: Mandala.

Mazis, Glen A. (1993). Trickster, Magician and Grieving Man: Reconnecting Men With Earth. Santa Fe, New Mexico: Bean & Co.

Miller, Ronald. (1992). As Above, So Below: Paths to Spiritual Renewal in Daily Life.

Moore, Thomas. (ed.). A Blue Fire: Selected Writings by James Hillman. Harper & Row.

Moyer, R. J. III. (2004). The Function of Ritual in the Mythopoetic Men’s Movement: A Self-in-Relation Approach. Unpublished Clinical Doctoral Dissertation, California School of Professional Psychology at Alliant International University, San Diego, CA.

Nelson, James B. (1988). The Intimate Connection: Male Sexuality, Masculine Spirituality. Philadelphia: Westminster Press.

Olson, Richard P. (1998). A Different Kind of Man: Changing Male Roles in Today’s World. Judson.

Ornstein, Yevrah. (year?). From the Hearts of Men. Woodacre, CA: Harmonia Press.

Pable, Martin W. The Quest for the Male Soul: In Search of Something More..

Poling, James N., and Christine C. Neuger. (eds.). Men’s Work in Preventing Violence Against Women. New York: Haworth Pastoral Press. (Published simultaneously as Journal of Religion & Abuse, 4(3), 2002).

Rohr, Richard, and Joseph Martos. The Wild Man’s Journey: Reflections on Male Spirituality. Cincinnati: St Anthony Messenger Press.

Roscoe, Will. (ed). (1988). Living the Spirit: A Gay American Indian Anthology. Stonewall Inn Editions. New York: St. Martin’s Press.

Rowan, John. (1987). The Horned God: Feminism and Men as Wounding and Healing. London: Routledge & Kegan Paul.

Rowan, John. (1997). Healing the Male Psyche: Therapy as Initiation. London & New York: Routledge.

Sanford, John A., and George Lough. (1988). What Men Are Like: The Psychology of Men, for Men and the Women Who Live With Them. Mahwah, NJ: Paulist Press.

Schoenberg, B. Mark. (1993). Growing Up Male: The Psychology of Masculinity. Greenwood.

Sheehan, J. J. (2000). The Warrior Messiah: The Cultural Roots of European Imperialism. Unpublished doctoral dissertation, St. John’s University, New York.

Sussman, B. (1992). A Program Evaluation Plan for a Male Vision Quest: a Time-Limited Structured Group Program for Men. Unpublished Doctoral dissertation, Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey.

Tacey, David. (1997). Remaking Men: The Revolution in Masculinity. Ringwood, VIC: Viking (Penguin Books).

Thompson, Keith. (ed). (1991). To Be a Man: In Reach of the Deep Masculine. LA: Jeremy P. Tarcher.

Wood, Edward. (1991). On Being Wounded. Golden, Colarado: Fulcrum.

Zweig, Connie, and Jeremiah Abrams. (eds.). Meeting the Shadow.