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Dennis P. Slattery

Dennis P. Slattery

Dennis P. Slattery

Dennis Patrick Slattery Ph.D.,  has been teaching for more than 50 years, the last 26 of which has been in the Mythological Studies Program at Pacifica Graduate Institute in Santa Barbara, California, where he is currently Emeritus Faculty. He is also a Core Faculty Member at Jung Platform since 2017. He is the author, co-author, editor or co-editor of 30 volumes, including 7 volumes of poetry and one novel co-authored with Charles Asher. 

His most recent titles include Deep Creativity: Seven Ways to Spark Your Creative Spirit, co-authored with Deborah Ann Quibell and Jennifer Leigh Selig, and From War to Wonder: Recovering Your Personal Myth Through Homer’s Odyssey. In addition, he has written over 200 articles, book reviews and Op-Ed pieces. He offers Writing Retreats on C.G. Jung’s The Red Book as well as on Writing One’s Personal Myth through the works of Joseph Campbell and other writers. He has been taking painting classes in water color and acrylics for the past 8 years as well as enjoying riding his Harley Davidson motorcycle with his sons Matt and Steve in the Texas Hill Country.

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Immigrant Debacle

Immigrant Debacle

There are so many conflicting opinions, thoughts, diatribes and, yes, even support for what is taking place at our borders that as of this writing, seems an insurmountable problem of humanitarian aid and treatment of so many seeking a better world.

Conversation in a Digital Age: The Core of Civilization

Conversation in a Digital Age: The Core of Civilization

True conversation is one of those rare win-win human delights. Not winners and losers.

The Beneficent Gift of Blessing

The Beneficent Gift of Blessing

As we all continue to adjust to a growing atmosphere of uncertainty, anxieties and worries about what’s next in the political and economic spheres, I came across a book in my library that I had forgotten having purchased…

What is Mything in Your Life?

What is Mything in Your Life?

It is unfortunate that in our current world the word “myth” is still maligned as something that is a lie, untrue, and opposed to “fact.”

The Yearning to Create: A Universal Impulse

The Yearning to Create: A Universal Impulse

One of the most interesting recognitions we discovered is that, at its most basic level, creativity is an attitude.

Introduction to blog series on Myth and Culture

Introduction to the series on Myth and Culture

The series of blogs that I am writing has as their major focus of interest both myth and culture.

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