Patricia Monaghan

Poetry, Nature, Culture

Selected Works

Fiction
Nonfiction
A new edition of the definitive guide to dozens of ways to meditate, presented for beginners. Co-authored with yoga expert Eleanor Viereck.
"A dreamy, utterly enchanting walking meditation on Ireland's pagan heart."
--Booklist
An introduction to the history of wine in the Midwest and a guide to current producers.
Poetry
Poems about the sacred Heartland
Seasons as metaphors for women's lives
Poetry and physics dance in this stunning collection
A searing book about the effects of war on veterans and their families.
Edited nonfiction
Three volumes of essays on fascinating divinities from around the world
Encyclopedia
Definitive volume on the myths and legends of the Celtic peoples.
The definitive resource on the world's female deities.
Essays and poems
Selected links to online works
Online reviews of Patricia's work

Goddesses in World Culture

In these three volumes, more than sixty international contributors unveil the myths and rituals of dozens of goddesses from all parts of the globe.

VOLUME I: ASIA AND AFRICA
1. Lakshmi: Hindu Goddess of Abundance; Constantina Rhodes
2. Kali: Goddess of Life, Death, and Transcendence; June McDaniel
3. The Goddess Ganga: Her Power, Mythos, and Worldly Challenges; Kelly D. Alley
4. Village Goddesses: Vernacular Religion in Orissa; Elinor Gadon and Rita Ray
5. Mariamma: Cosmic Creation Goddess; Judy Grahn
6. Durga: Invincible Goddess of South Asia; Laura Amazzone
7. Kumari: Nepal’s Eternally Living Goddess; Jeffrey S. Lidke
8. Dakini: The Goddess Who Takes Form as a Woman; Vicki Noble
9. Tara: Savior, Buddha, Holy Mother; Miranda Shaw
10. Guanyin: Goddess of Embodied Compassion; Betz King
11. Xi Wangmu: The Great Goddess of China; Max Dashu
12. Yama no Kami: Mountain Mother of Japan; Denise Saint Arnault
13. Re-membering the Cosmogonic Goddess of Cheju: Sôlmundae Halmani; Koh Hea-Kyoung
14. The Maiden with a Thousand Slippers: Animal Helpers and the Hero(ine)’s Journey; Doré Ripley
15. Sekhmet, Bast, and Hathor: Power, Passion, and Transformation through the Egyptian Goddess Trinity; Normandi Ellis
16. Nut: Egyptian Night-Sky Goddess; Margaret Kruszewska
17. The Queen of Sheba: Transformation of an Ancient Cosmology of Interconnectedness; Miri Hunter Haruach
18. The Goddess Auset: An Ancient Egyptian Spiritual Framework; C. S’thembile West
19. Ogbuide: The Igbo Lake Goddess; Sabine Jell-Bahlsen
20. Òsun: Yorùbá Goddess in Nigeria and the African Diaspora; Diedre L. Badejo
21. Iyami Osoronga: Primordial Mothers of Yoruba Spirituality; Aina Olomo

VOLUME II: EUROPE AND EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN
1. Nisaba of Eresh: Goddess of Grain, Goddess of Writing; Betty De Shong Meador
2. Queen of Heaven and Earth: Inanna-Ishtar of Mesopotamia; Johanna Stuckey
3. Asherah: Hidden Goddess of the Bible; Daniel Cohen
4. Lilith: The Primordial Feminine; M. Kelley Hunter
5. Mary Magdalene: Tradition, Myth, and the Search for Meaning; Susan Little
6. The Fat Lady of Malta: Interpreting Her Obesity, Nudity, and Sexuality; Cristina Biaggi
7. The Goddess Tanit and Her Revenants in Sicily: Demeter, Persephone, Anne, and Mary; Dolores DeLuise
8. The Anatolian Mother: Kybele; Zühre Indirkas
9. Heroine of Troy: The Many Faces of Helen; Judith Roche
10. Gaia: Dynamic, Diverse, Source and Place of Being; Glenys Livingstone
11. The Deer Mother: Earth’s Nurturing Epicenter of Life and Death; Kathryn Henderson
12. Silkies: An Interspecies Love Story in Legend, Song, and Story; Brenda Peterson
13. Swan Maiden: The Animal That Adam Could Not Name; Boria Sax
14. A Walk with Berehinia: Goddess of Ukraine and Russia; Mary B. Kelly
15. Sheela na Gig: Dark Goddess of Europe; Starr Goode
16. The Goddess-Turned-Heroine of the Celts: Queen Medb and the Sovereignty of Ireland; Miriam Robbins Dexter
17. Sulis (Minerva) and Other “Celtic” Goddesses: The Native Tradition in Pre-Roman Britain; Cheryl Straffon
18. The Rhineland Deae Matronae: Collective Female Deity in Germanic Europe; Dawn E. Work-MaKinne
19. The Norns: Representatives of Fate in Old Norse Tradition; Karen Bek-Pedersen
20. Danu, Raetia, Marisa: Mountain Goddess of the Alps; Claire French

VOLUME III: THE PACIFIC AND THE AMERICAS
1. Jillinya: Great Mother of the Kimberley; Munya Andrews
2. Rock Goddesses: Australia’s First Creator Beings; Margaret Grove
3. The Native American Earth Mother: From the Inuit to the Inca; Jordan Paper
4. Mother and Origin: Female Divinity in South America; Max Dashu
5. Earth and the Nahuas: The Goddess of Ancient Mexico; Sylvia Marcos
6. Goddess Androgyne : Coatlicue of the Aztecs; Lanier Graham
7. Xochiquetzal: Goddess of Flowers and Love; Patrizia Granziera
8. Our Lady of Guadalupe: Mother of a New Race; Barbara Flaherty
9. La Virgen de la Caridad del Cobre: Cuba’s Virgin of Charity; Karen Dillon
10. Gran Brijit: Haitian Vodou Guardian of the Cemetery; Kerry Noonan
11. Corn Mother in North America: Life-Bringer and Culture-Bearer; David Aftandilian
12. Nookomis and Mindemoya: Grandmother Moon and the Old Woman of the Mists; Ann Megisikwe Filemyr
13 White Buffalo Calf Woman (Pte-san win-yan): The First and Second Coming; Arieahn Matamonasa-Bennett
14. Wolves and the Divine Feminine: European and Native American Wolf Mythologies; Cristina Eisenberg
15 Sedna: Underwater Goddess of the Arctic Sea; Jacqueline Thursby
16. Spider Woman: Creator and Destroyer; Marion W. Copland
17. The One and the Many: The Return of the Goddess in Contemporary American Novels; Kathleen L. Nichols
18. Audre Lorde’s Seboulisa: Muse for the Death Journey; Sharon L. Barnes
19. Sekhmet in America: The Heart of the Sun ; Anne Key
20. Artemis as Protectress of Female Mysteries: Modern Worship in the Dianic Tradition in America; Denise Saint Arnault
21. American Goddess: A Modern Apotheosis; Michael B. MacDonald
22. Deae ex Machina: Goddesses from a Machine; Kyle Glasgow


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