Bibliography (Midlife Reading)
TRANSITIONS: MAKING SENSE OF LIFE'S CHANGES
By William Bridges
Reading, MA: Perseus Books, 2nd Edition, 1996
NOON TO NIGHTFALL: A JOURNEY THROUGH MIDLIFE AND AGEING
By M. D'Apice
Melbourne: Dove Publications, 1995
MIDLIFE MYTHS: ISSUES, FINDINGS, AND PRACTICE IMPLICATIONS
By S. Hunter and M. Sundel
Newbury Park, California: Sage Publications, 1989
THE SEASONS OF A MAN'S LIFE: Midlife Adulthood (pp 23-33), The Midlife Transition (pp 191-279)
By Daniel J. Levinson
New York: Ballantine Books, 1978
UNDERSTANDING MEN'S PASSAGES: DISCOVERING THE NEW MAP OF MEN'S LIVES
By G. Sheedy
New York: Random House, 1998
LIFE AFTER YOUTH: MAKING SENSE OF ONE MAN'S JOURNEY THROUGH THE TRANSITION AT MIDLIFE.
By Sean Sammon
New York: Alba House, 1997
THE SURVIVAL PAPERS: ANATOMY OF A MIDLIFE CRISIS
By Darryl Sharp
Toronto: Inner City Books, 1998 $23.95*
UNDERSTANDING THE MIDLIFE CRISIS
By Peter Connor
Sun Books, 1981. $12.95*
MIDLIFE: A PSYCHOLOGICAL AND SPIRITUAL PERSPECTIVE
By Janice Brewi & Anne Brennan
New York: Cross Road Publishing , 1989 $21.90*
By E.S. Corlett & N.B. Millner
CP Books Palo Alto, 1993 $29.95*
Above four asterisked books can be obtained from the Institute for Type Development at Lidcombe, Sydney, Ph (02) 9749 1369
SOME RECENT ARTICLES
- A Spirituality for the Second Half of Life by Joan Chittister osb, in SPIRITUALITY Vol 5, No. 25 July/August 1999 and Vol 5, No. 26 September/October 1999 (in 2 parts)
Discussion of some of the characteristics of a spirituality for the second half of life.
- The Last Dreamers by Brendan Hoban, in THE FURROW 49/6 (June 1998) 339-346
An Irish priest ordained in the early 70s reflects on his twenty-five years of priesthood.
- Midlife Infatuations by Levo Lynn in HUMAN DEVELOPMENT 19/4 (Winter 1998) 14-18
Exploration of the dangers and the values for celibates in relationships involving erotic feelings.
- Priesthood in Transition by Stephen J. Rossetti, in HUMAN DEVELOPMENT 21/2 (SUMMER 2000) 29-34
Proposes a four-step process for priests today, particularly those who have fallen into a paralysing "victim stance".