books.google.ca - "Redeeming masochistic modes from the 'hell of meaninglessness, ' Cowan makes a persuasive case for the very extremes of masochism as manifesting a 'religious instinct.'" -- Utne Reader...https://books.google.ca/books/about/Masochism.html?id=pYMGAAAACAAJ&utm_source=gb-gplus-shareMasochism
LYN COWAN, Ph.D., is a Jungian analyst practicing in Minneapolis, Minnesota. She has served as Director of Training and then as President of the Inter-Regional Society of Jungian Analysts. Her books include Tracking the White Rabbit: A Subversive View of Modern Culture and Masochism: A Jungian View. She has lectured throughout the United States, Europe, and South America.