BOOKS AND OTHER PUBLICATIONS
Below is an overview of
Monica Sjöö's published work.
"THE ANCIENT RELIGION OF THE GREAT COSMIC MOTHER OF ALL'
Privately published in 1981
"The Great Cosmic Mother, rediscovering the religion of the Earth" which Monica wrote with Barbara Mor, the American poet and Goddess scholar, has become a classic and authoritative work on this subject.
This book was an early edition however, a not so well known copy.
The very first edition was written by Monica in pamphlet form and was privately published in 1975.
The Ancient Religion of the Great Cosmic Mother of All"
Edited and extended by Barbara Mor.
"THE GREAT COSMIC MOTHER, REDISCOVERING THE RELIGION OF THE EARTH" WITH BARBARA MOR.
Harper Collins San Francisco, USA, 1987-1991
This passionate exploration draws on religious traditions, cultures and archeological sources from all over the world, and throughout history, to recreate for the first time the Goddess religion that is out ancient heritage. Monica Sjöö and Barbare Mor show that the religion of the Goddess - which is tied to the cycles of women's bodies, the seasons, the phases of the moon and the fertility of the earth - was the original religion of all humanity.
"One of the most important books I've ever read."
Alice Walker (author of Pulitzer Prize-winning 1982 "The Colour Purple" and many other wonderful books).
Alice said in a Guardian feature about her that this is her favourite book!.
"NEW AGE AND ARMEGEDDON: THE GODDESS OR THE GURUS?"
The Women's Press, London 1992
In the book Monica exposes at the roots of the New Age movement a deep mistrust of Earths life giving wisdom which must be rediscovered if we are to survive another thousand years.
"NEW AGE CHANNELINGS - WHO OR WHAT IS BEING CHANNELLED?"
Originally published with help of the Green Leaf Bookshop, Bristol, 1998.
This entire publication (originally in A4 format of 34 pages) is a pamphlet all about New Age Channeling.
"In this important and challenging pamphlet, groundbreaking Goddess artist, writer and feminist Monica Sjöö takes issue with the ideas she uncovers in a wide range of New Age channelings.
"RETURN OF THE DARK/LIGHT MOTHER OR NEW AGE ARMAGEDDON?
TOWARDS A FEMINIST VISION OF THE FUTURE"
7, September, 1999, Plain View Press
This is a new and revised edition of the influential and controversial book "New Age or Armageddon?". It contains expanded critiques and more than 40 photos of Monica's paintings which place the Earth in her many forms at the centre of a feminist vision. Paintings that show the future evolved from the integrated, wholistic, life-giving wisdom of our living Mother planet who doesn't need to be saved by spacemen who would turn Earth to light or sterilised by corporations who would own the Mother seed.
"THE NORSE GODDESS"
Dor Dama Publications, Cornwall, UK, 2000.
From the Back Cover of the Book:
"An excitingly original book by internationally respected writer and artist Monica Sjöö on the Goddess spirituality of her own native land of Sweden and of Finland and the land of the Saami (formerly Lapland).
Featuring artwork by Monica to compliment the text the book tells of the rediscovery of the ancient Norse Goddess in the stories, sites and prehistory of these very beautiful and sacred places."