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Labyrinths

Artress, Dr Lauren, 1995. Walking a Sacred Path: Rediscovering the Labyrinth as a Spiritual Tool. New York: Riverhead Books. Dr Artress brought the Chartres-type labyrinth to Grace Cathedral in San Francisco. A popularizer of Christian labyrinths.

Ashe, Geoffrey. 1979. The Glastonbury Tor Maze. 7 High Street, Glastonbury, Somerset, England: Gothic Image Publications. Reprinted in 1988. The first article that speaks authoritatively about the Tor Labyrinth. (Map included)

Aviva, Elyn. 2004. The Journey: A Novel of Pilgrimage and Spiritual Quest. Longmont, Colorado, USA: Pilgrims Progress Inc. ISBN 0-9749597-0-7. The story of a woman's archetypal search for meaning. Along the way, she encounters mythic characters from classical and Arthurian legends, as well as labyrinths, both classic and Chartres model.

Brauer, Dorit. 2012. Girls Don't Ride Motorbikes: A Spiritual Adventure into Life's Labyrinth. Self Published. ISBN 9781470026196. If you don't know much about these magical single-path tools, this is a good place to start - and a good refresher for those who have already been walking them for a while. (You can purchase this book at http://www.doritbrauer.com/)

Caerdroia, The Journal of Caerdroia, the mazes and labyrinths research group. For subscriptions write: Caerdroia, 53 Thundersley Grove, Thundersley, Benfleet, Essex, SS7 3EB, UK. UK - £5. Europe - £6. USA - $12.00. Rest of World £7.50 (or equivalent). Well-researched articles. While mostly on European labyrinths and mazes, it also has articles on examples from all over the world.

Champion, Alex, 1990. Earth Mazes. 923 Polk Street, Albany, CA 94706 USA: Earth Maze Publishing. Outdoor sacred mazes and labyrinths. Alex makes large outdoor magical mazes and labyrinths.

Cooney, Ellen, 1992. Within the Labyrinth All. San Francisco: Duir Press. Poetry on the path.

Doob, Penelope Reed, 1990. The Idea of the Labyrinth: From Classical Antiquity through the Middle Ages. Ithaca and London: Cornell Univ Press. An academic study of labyrinths. Full of labyrinthine facts.

Fisher, Adrian, Randoll Coate & Graham Burgess, 1986. A Celebration of Mazes. 42 Brampton Road, St Albans AL1 4TE, England: Minotaur Designs. Mazes and labyrinths old and new in Britain. Many examples of Minotaur Design Mazes.

Fisher, Adrian, & Jeff Saward, 1991. The British Maze Guide. 42 Brampton Road, St Albans AL1 4TE, England: Minotaur Designs. Listing and guide to mazes and labyrinths in Britain.

Jones, Kathy. 1996. The Goddess in Glastonbury. 61 Tor View Avenue, Glastonbury, Somerset BA6 8AG, England: Ariadne Publications. Kathy has walked the tortured path of the Glastonbury Tor labyrinth much more than most. (Map included)

_______. 2000. In the Nature of Avalon: Goddess Pilgrimages in Glastonbury's Sacred Landscape. 61 Tor View Avenue, Glastonbury, Somerset BA6 8AG, England: Ariadne Publications. ISBN 1 872983 13 8. The book for Pilgrims who come to Glastonbury. Best guide ever for the 3-D Glastonbury Tor Labyrinth!

London, Wayne P, MD, 1991. A Spiritual Calculus: A work in progress. Brattleboro, Vermont, USA: London Research. Available at the ASD Bookstore. An interesting take on labyrinths.

Lonegren, Sig, 2007. Labyrinths: Ancient Myths and Modern Uses. (New revised Edition). Glastonbury, England: Gothic Image Publications. ISBN 978 0 906362 69 3. A refreshing look at the ancient and mythic past of this universal symbol that also offers powerful practical uses today. Lots of new material. First published 1991.

Lonegren,SIg. 2003. Building Labyrinths. Two links to a video made by my friend Michael Shaffer: Part 1Part 2.

Mann, Nicholas R. 1993. Glastonbury Tor: A Guide To the History and Legends. The Dove Workshops, Barton Road, Butleigh, Somerset, England BA6 8TL: Triskele Publications. Good section on the Tor labyrinth.

Matthews, W.H., 1970. Mazes and Labyrinths: Their History and Development. New York: Dover Publications. © 1922. A seminal book on labyrinths. If you want just one book on labyrinths, get this one - if you can find it!

Meehan, Adrian, 1993. Maze Patterns. London: Thames & Hudson. Drawing mazes and labyrinths by one of the best for Celtic design

Pennick, Nigel, 1990. Mazes and Labyrinths. London: Robert Hale. The maze in all its varied aspects.

Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy - A useful summary of the labyrinthine concept in left-brained/academic philosophical literature.  This is a very different way of looking at them from the way MAG looks at them.

Saward, Jeff. 2003. Labyrinths & Mazes: A Complete Guide to Magical Paths of the World. New York: Lark Books (a Division of Sterling Publishing. Co. Inc.). ISBN 1-57990-539-0.

Saward, Jeff. 2002. Magical Paths: Labyrinths & Mazes in the 21st Century. London: Mitchell Beazley. ISBN 1-84000-573-4.

West, Melissa Gayle. 2000. Exploring the Labyrinth. Random House Inc., 1540 Broadway, New Your, NY 10036. ISBN 1-7679-0356-0. A general intro to possible uses of the labyrinth.

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