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Dr. Dennis Patrick Slattery

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Dennis Patrick Slattery, Ph.D. has been teaching for 36 years, the last 8 at PGI. While the majority of his teaching is done through courses in the Mythological Studies Program, Dr. Slattery also teaches in the MA Counseling Program and the Depth Psychology Program. He is the author of over 200 articles and book reviews in newspapers, magazines, journals and chapters in books. His own books include: The Idiot: Dostoevsky's Fantastic Prince (Peter Lang, 1984); The Wounded Body: Remembering the Markings of Flesh (SUNY .Press, 2000);a volume of poetry, Casting the Shadows (Winchester Canyon Press, 2002); co-edited with Lionel Corbett Depth Psychology: Meditations in the Field (Daimon-Verlag, 2001); Psychology at the Threshold (PGI Press, 2002); a memoir, Grace in the Desert: Awakening to the Gifts of Monastic Life (Jossey-Bass, 2004). He is also completing with Charles Asher a novel, Simon's Crossing. He has just completed a second volume of poetry, Just Below the Water Line.

Ph.D., Literature & Phenomenology, University of Dallas

publications include:Harvesting Darkness: Essays on Literature, Myth, Film and Culture; Casting the Shadows; Grace in the Desert: Awakening to the Gifts of Monastic Life; Just Below the Water Line; Depth Psychology: Meditations in the Field (editor)

 areas of emphasis: Psyche and Nature; Literary Classics; Genre Theory; Theories of Mytho-poeisis; Pedagogy; Body and Psyche; Epic Narrative; Phenomenology; Joseph Campbell’s Theory of Myth

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Mythological Studies Program 

MythoPoetry 

MythsAmongUs 

Spring Journal and Books 
MythoPoetry 

MythsAmongUs 

Spring Journal and Books