Professor David A. Leeming
Emeritus
University of Connecticut
44 Locust Grove Road
12572 Rhinebeck
NY
USA

Professor Leeming taught courses in Myth, Religion, and Literature for many years at the University of Connecticut in Storrs.He has and has published several books on this subject, including the Oxford Companion to World Mythology (2005).He has served as  Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Religion and Health, as an Editor-in-Chief and Managing Editor of the first edition of the Encyclopedia of Psychology and Religion and as President of Blanton Peale Institute.


Mythology: The Voyage of the Hero (1973 , third edition, Oxford University Press, 1998)

A Dictionary of Creation Myths (with Margaret Leeming, Oxford UP, 1994)

The World of Myth (Oxford UP, 1990)Goddess: Myths of the Female Divine (with Jake Page, Oxford UP, 1994)

God: Myths of the Male Divine (with Jake Page, Oxford UP, 1996)

The Nythology of Native North America (with Jake Page, University of Oklahoma Press, 1998)

Myths, Legends, & Folktales of America (with Jake Page, Oxford UP ,1999).

A Dictionary of Asian Mythology (Oxford University Press, 2001)

Myth: A Biography of Belief (Oxford UP, 2002)

The World of European Mythology (Oxford University Press, 2003)

Jealous Gods and Chosen People: The Mythology of the Middle East, Oxford UP ,2004)

Yhe Oxford Companion the World Mythology, Oxford UP, 2005)

Creation Myths of the World ( two volumes, ABC CLIO, 2010)