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[A01] - Abramson, Paul R. Personality (Holt, Rinehart and Winston, New York, 1980) {A college psychology textbook}

[A02] - African Ideas of God, Ed. by Edwin W. Smith (Edinburgh House Press, London, 1966)

[A03] - Al-Ghazzali’s Mishkat Al-Anwar (“The Niche for Lights”), Trans. by W.H.T. Gairdner (Ashraf Press, Lahore, 1952) {First published as Monograph Vol. XIX by the Royal Asiatic Society, London, 1924}

[A04] - Alpert, Richard, Be Here Now (Crown Publishing, New York, 1971) {Based on a lecture by Alpert recorded as The Evolution of Consciousness}

[A05] - Anand, B. K., G. S. Chhina, and B. Singh. Some Aspects of Electroencephalographic Studies in Yogis. (Electroencephalography and Clinical Neurophysiology, 13, 1961, 452-456)

[A06] - Anonymous. The Prayer of Love and Silence (Dimension Books, Wilkes-Barre, Pa., 1962) {Sermons of a Roman Catholic Carthusian monk}

[A07] - Aquinas, Thomas. Summa Theologia (Blackfriars, Great Britain, 1964)

[A08] - Arberry, A.J., Sufism. An Account of the Mystics of Islam (George Allen & Unwin Ltd., London, 1950)

[A09] - Arsenal For Skeptics, Ed. by Richard W. Hinton (A. S. Barnes and Company, New York, 1961; Alfred A. Knopf, 1934) {Includes excerpts from Paine, Gibbon, and Nietzsche}

[A10] - Ashtavakra Gita, trans. by Hari Prasad Shastri (Shanti Sadan, London, 1961) {“a favourite text among the Mahatmas of the Himalayan regions.”}

[A11] - Asimov, Isaac. The Universe (Avon Books, New York, 1966) {Mr. Asimov was a well-known science and science fiction writer, and a professor at Boston University}

[A12] - Attar, Farid ud-Din. The Conference of the Birds (Mantiq Ut-Tair), Trans by S. C. Nott (The Janus Press, London, 1954)

[A13] - Augustine, St. The City of God, Trans. by Marcus Dods, D.D. (The Modern Library, New York, 1950)

[A14] - Augustine, St. The Confessions of Saint Augustine, Trans. by E.B. Pusey (Peter Pauper Press, Mount Vernon) {First published in 1838, based on an earlier translation}

[A15] - The Awakening of Faith, trans. by Yoshito S. Hakeda (Columbia University Press, New York, 1967)

[B01] - Bach, Richard. Jonathan Livingston Seagull (The Macmillan Company, New York, 1970)

[B02] - Benson, Herbert and Miriam Z. Klipper, The Relaxation Response (Avon Books, New York, 1975) {Bestseller by Harvard M.D. about medical benefits of meditation}

[B03] - Berryman, Phillip. Liberation Theology, (Pantheon Books, New York, 1987)

[B04] - Bilinkoff, Jodi. The Avila of Saint Teresa, Cornell University Press, Ithaca, N.Y., 1989)

[B05] - The Book of Angelus Silesius, Trans. by Frederick Franck (Vintage Books, New York, 1976) {Writings of the Christian mystic Angelus Silesius presented and compared with Zen Buddhist writings}

[B06] - The Book of the Gradual Sayings (Anguttara-Nikaya) Vol II, Trans. by F. L. Woodward, (Oxford University Press, London, 1933) {Pali Text Society, No. 24}

[B07] - The Book of the Kindred Sayings (Sanyutta-Nikaya) Part II, Trans. by Rhys Davis, (Luzac & Company Ltd., London, 1952) {Pali Text Society, No. 10}

[B08] - The Book of the Kindred Sayings (Sanyutta-Nikaya) Part III, Trans. by F. L. Woodward, (Luzac & Company Ltd., London, 1954) {Pali Text Society, No. 18}

[B09] - The Book of the Kindred Sayings (Sanyutta-Nikaya) Part IV, Trans. by F. L. Woodward, (Luzac & Company Ltd., London, 1956) {Pali Text Society, No. 14}

[B10] - The Book of Middle Length Sayings (Majjhima-Nikaya) Vol III, Trans. by I. B. Horner, (Luzac & Company Ltd., London, 1967) {Pali Text Society, No. 31}

[B11] - Borges, Jorge Luis. Labyrinths, Selected Stories & Other Writings, Ed. by Donald A. Yates and James E. Irby (New Directions Publishing Corporation, New York, 1964) {“recognized all over the world as one of the most original and significant figures in modern literature.”}

[B12] - Broad, William and Nicholas Waye. Betrayers of the Truth - Fraud and Deceit in the Halls of Science (Simon & Schuster, New York, 1982) {“Utterly fascinating reading.” - Science 1983}

[B13] - Buddhadasa. Toward the Truth, Ed. by Donald K. Swearer (The Westminster Press, Philadelphia, 1971) {Mr. Swearer is a professor in the Department of Religion at Swarthmore College. Clearest book on Buddhism I’ve found}

[B14] - A Buddhist Bible, Ed. by Dwight Goddard (Beacon Press, Boston, 1966) {Huston Smith: “for the reader who is looking for scholarship and meaning, coverage and control - all four - I know no alternative that is its equal”}

[B15] - Burroughs, William and Allen Ginsberg. The Yage Letters, (City Light Books, San Francisco, 1963 & 1975)

[B16] - Bush, Richard C. et al, The Religious World: Communities of Faith (Macmillan Publishing Co., New York, 1982) {College textbook}

[B17] - Butler, Edward Cuthbert. Western Mysticism, (Constable, London, 1922) {“The Teaching of Augustine, Gregory, and Bernard on Contemplation and the Contemplative Life}

[C01] - Cade, C. Maxwell and Nona Coxhead. The Awakened Mind: Biofeedback and the Development of Higher States of Awareness, (Delacorte Press, New York, 1979)

[C02] - Calder, Nigel. Einstein’s Universe (Penguin Book, New York, 1979) {Christian Science Monitor calls Mr. Calder “One of the world’s best science writers”}

[C03] - Capra, Fritjof. The Tao of Physics, (Shambhala, Boulder Colorado, 1975)

[C04] - Carus, Paul. The Gospel of Buddha (The Open Court Publishing Company, LaSalle, IL 1973) {“Complied from ancient records . . . first edition in 1894 . . . officially introduced in Buddhist schools and temples in Japan and Ceylon”}

[C05] - Cerf, Christopher and Victor S. Navasky. The Experts Speak, The Definitive Compendium of Authoritative Misinformation (Pantheon Books, New York, 1984) {Entertaining; scary too - “Nuclear weapons are so terrible and destructive that war has been rendered impossible” was essentially said of dynamite, machine guns, submarines, and airplanes. refer 254-5}

[C06] - Christian, James L. Philosophy: An Introduction to the Art of Wondering, (2nd ed., Holt, Rinehart and Winston, 1977) {College level text}

[C07] - Christoforidis, A. John, Atlas of Axial, Sagittal, and Coronal Anatomy with CT and MRI (W.B. Saunders Company, Philadelphia, Pa., 1988) {Medical reference book}

[C08] - Classic Philosophical Questions, Ed. by James A. Gould (Charles E. Merrill Publishing, Columbus, Ohio, 1971)

[C09] - Climacus, St. John. The Ladder of Divine Ascent (Holy Transfiguration Monastery, Boston, Ma., 1978) {A classic Orthodox Christian ascetic treatise}

[C10] - Clissold, Stephen. St Teresa of Avila, (Seldon Press, London, 1979)

[C11] - Coffey, P., Ontology, or the Theory of Being, (Peter Smith Press, Gloucester, Mass., 1970) {Irish professor of Logic and Metaphysics - first published in 1912}

[C12] - Cohen, J.M. and J-F Phipps. The Common Experience (J.P. Tarcher, Los Angeles, 1979) {Similar to Aldous Huxley’s The Perennial Philosophy}

[C13] - The Collection of the Middle Length Sayings (Majjhima-Nikaya) Vol. I, Trans. by I. B. Horner, (Luzac & Company Ltd., London, 1954) {Pali Text Society, No. 29}

[C14] - Collier’s Encyclopedia (Crowell-Collier Educational Corporation, 1968)

[C15] - Compton, Arthur Holly. The Cosmos of Arthur Holly Compton (Alfred A Knopf, New York, 1967) {Won the Nobel Prize for discovering the Compton X-ray effect}

[C16] - Contemplative Review, Spring 1984

[C17] - Cott, Allan, Jerome Agel, and Eugene Boe. Fasting: The Ultimate Diet, (Bantam Books, New York, 1975) {Mr. Cott is an M.D.}

[D01] - Dampier, Sir William Cecil. A History of Science and Its Relations with Philosophy and Religion, 4th ed., (Macmillan Co., New York, 1949) {“considered one of the outstanding histories of science”)

[D02] - Das, N. N. and H. Gastuat. Variations de l’activite electrique du cerveau, du coeur, et des muscles squelettiques au cours de la meditation et de l’extase yogique. (Electroencephalogrphy and Clinical Neurophysiology, 1957, supp. 6, 211-19)

[D03] - Davies, A. Powell. The Meaning of the Dead Sea Scrolls (Mentor Books, New American Library, 1956) {Mr. Powell was the pastor of the All Souls Church in Washington, D.C.}

[D04] - Davis, Philip J. and Reuben Hersh, The Mathematical Experience (Birkhauser, Boston, 1981)

[D05] - Dawson, Miles Menander. The Ethical Religion of Zoroaster (AMS Press, New York, 1969)

[D06] - Dhalla, Maneckji Nusservanji. Zoroastrian Theology, From the Earliest Times to the Present Day (AMS Press, New York, 1972)

[D07] - The Dialogues of Plato, Trans. by B. Jowett (Oxford at the Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1953) {Author was a Doctor of Theology and a professor of Greek}

[D08] - Dionysius, The Areopagite. The Divine Names and The Mystical Theology, Trans. by C.E. Rolt (S.P.C.K., London, 1940) {“His Christianized Neoplatonism had an immense influence on subsequent Christian thought. The medieval mystics are deeply indebted to him, and St Thomas Aquinas used him as authority.”}

[D09] - Divine Revelation (Pamphlet #81) (Catholic Information Service, Knights of Columbus, New Haven, Conn.)

[D10] - Durant, Will. The Age of Faith, (Simon and Schuster, New York, 1950) {A history of medieval civilization - Christian, Islamic, and Judaic - from Constantine to Dante}

[E01] - Eddington, Sir Arthur. The Nature of the Physical World (Ann Arbor Paperbacks, The University of Michigan Press, 1958)

[E02] - Eddy, Mary Baker. Science and Health with Key to the Scriptures, Auth. Ed. (Boston, 1934)

[E03] - Einstein, Albert. Ideas and Opinions (Crown Publishers, New York, 1954) {“most definitive collection of Albert Einstein’s popular writings, gathered under the supervision of Professor Einstein, himself.”}

[E04] - Epstein, Perle. Kabbalah, The Way of the Jewish Mystic (Doubleday, New York, 1978)

[E05] - Erigena, Johannes Scotus. Periphyseon (The Division of Nature), Trans. by I.P. Sheldon-Williams, Rev. by John J. O’Meara (Dumbarton Oaks, Washington D.C., 1987)

[E06] - Ernst, Carl W. Words of Ecstasy in Sufism (State University of New York Press, Albany, 1985)

[F01] - Faith and Practice, (Philadelphia Yearly Meeting, 15 & Cherry Sts., Phila, Pa. 19102) {Statement of various Quaker beliefs}

[F02] - Fernando, Anthony with Leonard Swidler, Buddhism Made Plain, An Introduction for Christians and Jews (Revised Edition) (Orbis Books, Maryknoll, New York, 1985)

[F03] - Ferris, Timothy. Coming of Age in the Milky Way (Doubleday, New York, 1988) {“Editors’ Choice: The Best Books of 1988” New York Times}

[F04] - Flesh of the Gods; The Ritual Use of Hallucinogens, Ed. by Peter T. Furst (Praeger Publishers, New York, 1972)

[F05] - Foster, Genevieve W. The World Was Flooded with Light; A Mystical Experience Remembered (Univ. of Pittsburgh Press, Pittsburgh, 1985)

[F06] - Frost, S.E. Jr. Basic Teachings of the Great Philosophers (Doubleday, New York, 1962) {Assistant Professor of Education, Brooklyn College; First published in 1942}

[F07] - Funderburk, James. Science Studies Yoga: A Review of Physiological Data. (Himalayan International Institute of Yoga Science & Philosophy of USA, Honsdale, PA, 1977) {Professor of mathematics}

[F08] - Funk & Wagnalls Standard College Dictionary (Funk & Wagnalls, New York, 1968)

[G01] - Goodenough, Erwin R. By Light, Light; The Mystic Gospel of Hellenistic Judaism (Yale University Press, New Haven, 1935) {Professor of the History of Religion, Yale University}

[G02] - Good News Bible, Today’s English Version (American Bible Society, New York, 1976) {“attempts . . . to set forth the Biblical content and message in a standard, everyday, natural form of English}

[G03] - The Gospel of Sri Ramakrishna, Trans. by Swami Nikhilananda (Ramakrishna-Vivekananda Center, New York, 1977) {Sri Ramakrishna is considered in India an Incarnation of God}

[G04] - Gribbin, John. In Search of Schrodinger’s Cat (Bantam Books, New York, 1984)

[G05] - Gunther, R. T. Early Science in Oxford; Vol. VI, The Life and Work of Robert Hooke (Part I), (Oxford University Press, 1930)

[H01] - Hartmann, William K. Astronomy: The Cosmic Journey (Wadsworth Publishing company, Belmont, California, 1982, 2ed.) {An astronomy textbook}

[H02] - Hawking, Stephen W. A Brief History of Time: From the Big Bang to Black Holes (Bantam Books, New York, 1988) {“widely regarded as the most brilliant theoretical physicist since Einstein”}

[H03] - Heisenberg, Werner. Across the Frontiers, Trans. by Peter Heath (Harper & Row, New York, 1974) {Heisenberg won the Nobel prize in physics in 1932}

[H04] - Hesse, Hermann. Magister Ludi, Trans. by Richard and Clara Winston (Bantam Book, New York, 1969) {Won Hesse the Nobel prize for literature}

[H05] - Hesse, Hermann. Siddhartha, Trans. by Hilda Rosner (Bantam Book, New York, 1971) {“His most famous novel”}

[H06] - Hilton, Walter. The Scale of Perfection, {Burns Oates, London, 1953) {Trans. by Gerard Sitwell}

[H07] - A History of the Private Life, Ed. by Paul Veyne, (The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, Cambridge, Mass., 1967)

[H08] - Holy Bible, King James Version

[H09] - How to Know God, the Yoga Aphorisms of Patanjali, trans. by Swami Prabhavananda and Christopher Isherwood (New American Library, New York, 1953)

[H10] - Huxley, Aldous. The Doors of Perception and Heaven and Hell (Harper Colophon Books, New York, 1963)

[H11] - Huxley, Aldous. The Perennial Philosophy (Harper & Brothers, New York, 1945)

[H12] - The Hymnbook (Presbyterian Church in the United States, Copyright by John Ribble, 1955)

[H13] - Hymns of Guru Nanak, Trans. by Khushwant Singh (Orient Longmans, New Delhi, 1969)

[I01] - Ibn al-’Arabi, The Bezels of Wisdom, Trans. by R.W.J. Austin (Paulist Press, New York, 1980)

[I02] - I Ching, The Chinese Book of Changes, Arr. by Clae Waltham (Ace Books, New York, 1969) {“perhaps the oldest extant writing in the world”}

[I03] - Inerrancy And The Church, Ed. John D. Hannah (Moody Press, Chicago, 1984) {Part of a series published by the International Council on Biblical Inerrancy}

[I04] - Isherwood, Christopher. Ramakrishna and His Disciples (Vedanta Press, Hollywood, California, 1965) {“fresh and important contribution to the history of a religious mysticism” - New York Times}

[J01] - Jeans, James. The Mysterious Universe (The Macmillan Company, New York, 1944) {Sir James Jeans was a physicist and a popular philosopher of science}

[J02] - Jones, Rufus M. The Luminous Trail (The Macmillan Company, New York, 1947) {Quaker professor at Haverford College}

[J03] - Jones, Rufus M. Studies in Mystical Religion (Russell & Russell, New York, 1970) {First published in 1909}

[J04] - Jung, Carl G., et al. Man and his Symbols (Anchor Press, New York, 1964) {“only work in which . . . the world-famous Swiss psychologist, explains to the general reader his greatest contribution to our knowledge of the human mind”}

[J05] - The Journal of George Fox, Revised Edition by John L. Nickalls (Cambridge at the University Press, 1952)

[J06] - Julian of Norwich, Revelations of Divine Love, Trans. by Clifton Wolters (Penguin Books, Baltimore, 1966)

[J07] - Julian of Norwich, A Shewing of God’s Love, Ed. by Anna Maria Reynolds (Longmans, Green and Co., London, 1958)

[K01] - Kapitza, Sergei. Antiscience Trends in the U.S.S.R., (Scientific American, Scientific American, Inc., New York, Vol 265, No. 2, 1991)

[K02] - Kasamatsu, A. and T. Hirai. An Electroencephalographic Study on the Zen Meditation (Zazen). (Folio Psychiatrica et Neurologica Japonica 20, 1966) {Reprinted in Altered States of Consciousness, ed. by C. T. Tart. New York, John Wiley & Sons, 1969}

[K03] - Kempis, Thomas. The Imitation of Christ, Trans. by Leo Sherley-Price, (Penguin Books, Baltimore, Maryland, 1952) {“Aside from the Bible, perhaps the best known and loved Christian book”}

[K04] - Kleps, Art. Millbrook (The Bench Press, Oakland, 1975)

[K05] - Kook, Abraham Isaac. Abraham Isaac Kook - The Lights of Penitence, the Moral Principles, Lights of Holiness, Essays, Letters, and Poems, Trans. by Ben Zion Bokser (Paulist Press, New York, 1978)

[K06] - Kook, Abraham Isaac. The Essential Writings of Abraham Isaac Kook, Ed. and Trans. by Ben Zion Bokser (Amity House, Warwick, New York, 1988)

[K07] - The Koran, Trans. by N.J. Dawood (Penguin Books, London, 1974) {The Koran is the holy book of Islam}

[K08] - Kotwal, Firoze M. and James W. Boyd. A Guide to the Zoroastrian Religion, A Nineteenth Century Catechism with Modern Commentary (Scholars Press, Chico, California, 1982)

[K09] - Kuhn, Thomas S. The Structure of Scientific Revolutions (New American Library, New York, 1986)

[K10] - Kundalini, Evolution and Enlightenment. Ed. by John White (Anchor Books, Garden City, New York, 1979) {Editor is director of education at The Institute of Noetic Sciences in Palo Alto, California}

[K11] - Kushner, Harold S. When Bad Things Happen to Good People (Avon books, New York, 1981) {“Acclaimed National Bestseller”; exploration of the problem of evil by a Massachusetts rabbi}

[L01] - Lao Tsu, Tao Te Ching, Trans. by Gia-Fu Feng and Jane English (Vintage Books, New York, 1972){China’s ancient Taoist scripture}

[L02] - Lapp, Ralph E. and the Editors of LIFE, Matter (Time, New York, 1965) {A Time-Life Life Science Library book}

[L03] - Lappe, Frances Moore. Diet For A Small Planet (Ballantine Books, New York, 1975) {Best selling cookbook with a social conscience}

[L04] - Leary, Timothy. The Politics of Ecstasy (College Notes & Texts, New York, 1965)

[L05] - Leary, Timothy, Ralph Metzner and Richard Alpert, The Psychedelic Experience (University Books, New York, 1964) {An LSD tripping manual adapted from The Tibetan Book of the Dead}

[L06] - Lee, Martin A. and Bruce Shlain, Acid Dreams - The CIA, LSD and the Sixties Rebellion (Grove Weidenfeld, New York, 1985) {“A fascinating social history.” - Publishers Weekly}

[L07] - The Life of Sri Ramakrishna (Pub. by Swami Budhananda, Advaita Ashrama, Calcutta, 1971) {“interesting and well-written” - Manchester Guardian}

[L08] - Lossky, Vladimir. The Mystical Theology of the Eastern Church (St. Vladimir’s Seminary Press, Crestwood, NY, 1976)

[L09] - Lossky, Vladimir, The Vision of God, Trans by Asheleigh Moorhouse (American Orthodox Press, Clayton, Wis., 1963)

[M01] - Machiavelli, Niccolo. The Prince and Other Works, Trans. by Allan H. Gilbert (Hendricks House, New York, 1964)

[M02] - Maloney, George A. Russian Hesychasm, The Spirituality of Nil Sorskij (Mouton, The Hague, 1973)

[M03] - Maloney, George A. A Theology of Uncreated Energies (Marquette University Press, Milwaukee, Wis, 1978)

[M04] - Margenau, Henry, David Bergamini and the Editors of LIFE, The Scientist (Time, New York, 1964) {A Time-Life Life Science Library book}

[M05] - Masters R.E.L. and J. Houston, The Varieties of Psychedelic Experience (Holt, Rinehart and Winston, New York, 1966)

[M06] - Mbiti, John S. African Religions and Philosophy (Doubleday & Company, New York, 1970) {Author has a doctorate in theology from Cambridge University}

[M07] - McBrien, Richard P. Catholicism (Winston Press, Minneapolis, Mn., 1980) {Chariman of the Department of Theology, University of Notre Dame}

[M08] - McCoy, Brad. 136 Biblical “Contradictions” . . . Answered (Box 78512-F, Shreveport, LA 71137, 1985) {Author has a Th.M. degree with honor from Dallas Theological Seminary}

[M09] - McLeod, W.H. Guru Nanak and the Sikh Religion (Oxford University Press, London, 1968)

[M10] - The Meaning of the Glorious Koran, Trans. by Mohammed Marmaduke Pickthall (New American Library, New York, 13th printing, no date) {A translation of the Koran}

[M11] - Meister Eckhart, trans. by Raymond B. Blakney (Harper & Row, New York, 1941) {Eckhart is a “A central source and inspiration of dominant currents in philosophy and theology since Aquinas.”}

[M12] - Meister Eckhart; Mystic and Philosopher, Trans. by Reiner Schurmann (Indiana University Press, Bloomington, 1978) {Translation of Maitre Eckhart ou la joie errante}

[M13] - Merit Students Encyclopedia (Crowell-Collier Educational Corporation, 1967)

[M14] - Meyendorff, John. St. Gregory Palamas and Orthodox Spirituality (St. Vladimir’s Seminary Press, 1974)

[M15] - Milne, Hugh. Bhagwan: The God That Failed, (St. Martin’s Press, New York, 1986) {Written by former disciple of Bhagwan Shree Rajneesh}

[M16] - Moody, Raymond A. Jr. Life After Life (Stackpole Books, Harrisburg, Pa., 1976) {An investigation of near-death experiences}

[M17] - Morrison, Philip and Phylis, and The Office of Charles and Ray Eames. Powers of Ten (Scientific American Books, New York, 1982)

[M18] - Muslim Saints and Mystics, Trans. by A.J. Arberry (Routledge & Kegan Paul, London, 1966) {Episodes from Tadhkirat al-Auliya, “Memorial of the Saints,” by Farid al-Din Attar}

[M19] - Mystic Places, The Editors of Time-Life Books, (Time-Life Books, Alexandria, Virginia)

[N01] - National Geographic, Vol. 164, No. 6, December 1983 (National Geographic Society, Wash. D.C.)

[N02] - New American Bible (Catholic Book Publishing Co., New York, 1970) {“new Catholic version of the Bible in English”}

[N03] - New Catholic Encyclopedia, (The Catholic University of America, Washington D.C., 1967)

[N04] - The New Encyclopaedia Britannica, 14th Edition (Encyclopaedia Britannica, Chicago, 1969)

[N05] - The New Encyclopaedia Britannica, 15th Edition (Encyclopaedia Britannica, Chicago, 1983)

[N06] - The New Encyclopaedia Britannica, 15th Edition (Encyclopaedia Britannica, Chicago, 1984)

[N07] - The New Encyclopaedia Britannica - Micropaedia, 15th Edition (Encyclopaedia Britannica, Chicago, 1983)

[N08] - The New Saint Joseph Baltimore Catechism, No. 1, Official Revised Edition (Catholic Book Publishing Co., New York, 1964) {Roman Catholic elementary school catechism}

[N09] - The New Saint Joseph Baltimore Catechism, No. 2, Official Revised Edition (Catholic Book Publishing Co., New York, 1969-1962)

[N10] - The New Testament Study Bible, Mark. (The complete Biblical Library, Springfield, Missouri, 1986)

[N11] - Nicholson, Reynold A. The Mystics of Islam (Arkank, Viking Penguin, New York, First Published 1914) {“In this classic work Dr Nicholson provides . . . an easy approach to . . . Islamic mysticism.”}

[N12] - Nietzsche, Friedrich W. Thus Spoke Zarathustra (Penguin Books, Baltimore, Md., 1969)

[N13] - Nigosian, Solomon. Judaism, The Way of Holiness (The Aquarian Press, Great Britian, 1986) {Mr. Nigosian is a historian of religion}

[O01] - 136 Biblical Contradictions (Crusade Publications, P.O. Box 200, Redmond, WA 98052, 1981)

[P01] - Pagels, Elaine. The Gnostic Gospels (Vintage Books, New York, 1981) {Winner of the National Book Critics Circle award}

[P02] - Panati, Charles. Panati’s Extraordinary Endings of Practically Everything and Everybody (Harper & Row, New York, 1989)

[P03] - Patterson, Richard S. and Richardson Dougall, The Eagle and the Shield - A History of the Great Seal of the United States (Office of the Historian, Department of State, U.S. Government, 1978)

[P04] - Paramananda, Swami. Book of Daily Thoughts and Prayers (Vedanta Centre Publishers, Cohasset, Mass., 1977)

[P05] - Parrinder, Geoffrey. Mysticism in the World’s Religions (Sheldon Press, London, 1976) {University of London Professor of the Comparative Study of Religions}

[P06] - Partee, Phillip. The Layman’s Guide to Fasting and Losing Weight, (Sprout Publications, 1979)

[P07] - Payne, Franklin E. Jr. M.D. Biblical Medical Ethics, (Mott Media, Milford, Mich., 1985)

[P08] - Peck, George T. What is Quakerism? A Primer (Pendell Hill Pamphlet 227, Pendel Hill, Wallingford, Pennsylvania, 1988)

[P09] - Peifer, Claude J. Monastic Spirituality, (Sheed and Ward, New York, 1966) {Written by a Roman Catholic monk}

[P10] - Penfield, Wilder. The Mystery of the Mind, A Critical Study of Consciousness and the Human Brain (Princeton University Press, Princeton, 1975) {Written by a neurophysiologic researcher}

[P11] - Pennington, Basil M. Centering Prayer (Image Books, Garden City, N.Y., 1980) {Trappist monk at St. Joseph’s Abbey in Spencer, Massachusetts}

[P12] - Perry, Whitall N., A Treasury of Traditional Wisdom (Harper & Row, San Francisco, 1971) {“attempt to collect from the writings of world religions a world bible”}

[P13] - The Philokalia - The Complete Text, Trans by Palmer, G.E.H.; Sherrard, Philip; and Ware, Kallistos (Faber and Faber, London, 1979) {Collection of writings of Christian saints}

[P14] - The Practical Vedanta of Swami Rama Tirtha (The Himalayan International Institute, Honesdale, Pa., no date) {Rama was a professor of mathematics. Clear and direct talks}

[P15] - Principles of Catholic Theology, Ed. by Edward J. Gratsch, S.T.D. (Alba House, New York, 1981) {“A synthesis of dogma and morals”}

[Q01] - Quantum Questions, Mystical Writings of the World’s Great Physicists, Ed. by Ken Wilber (Shambhala Publications, Boulder, Co., 1984) {“Mystical writings of the world’s great physicists”}

[R01] - The Random House College Dictionary, Revised Edition (Random House, New York, 1984)

[R02] - Remington’s Pharmaceutical Sciences (Mack Publishing Co., Easton. Pa, 1970) {written by 300 editors, associated editors, and contributors}

[R03] - Rist, J. M. Plotinus, The Road to Reality, (Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1967)

[R04] - A Rosary of Islamic Readings, 7th to 20th Century, Compiled and edited by G. Allana (National Publishing House, Ltd., Karachi-Rawalpindi, 1973)

[R05] - The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam, Trans. by Edward J. Fitzgerald (Airmont Publishing, New York, 1970) {Famous 800 year old poem}

[R06] - Rucker, Rudy. Infinity and the Mind: The Science and Philosophy of the Infinite (Birkhauser, Boston, 1982) {“Informal, amusing, witty, profound . . . extraordinary burst of creative energy” - Martin Gardner}

[R07] - John Ruusbroec: The Spiritual Espousals and Other Works, Trans. by James A. Wiseman, O.S.B., (Paulist Press, New York, 1985) {Works of a medieval Christian mystic; often spelt “Ruysbroeck”}

[R08] - Ryan, Thomas. Fasting Rediscovered. (Paulist Press, New York, 1981) {Religious treatment of fasting by a Catholic priest}

[R09] - Rydnik, V. ABC’s of Quantum Mechanics (English language version) (Mir Publishers, Moscow, 1978) {Straightforward, layman account of quantum mechanics}

[S01] - Saradananda, Swami. Sri Ramakrishna, The Great Master (Sri Ramakrishna Math, Mylapore, Madras, India) {The Swami was a direct disciple of Ramakrishna}

[S02] - Satris, Stephen. Taking Sides, Clashing Views on Controversial Moral Issues, (Dushkin Publishing Group, Guilford, Conn., 1988)

[S03] - Scheffler, Israel. Science and Subjectivity, (Hackett Publishing company, Indianapolis, 2nd ed. 1982)

[S04] - Schimmel, Annamarie. Mystical Dimensions of Islam (The University of North Carolina Press, Chapel Hill, NC, 1975) {“will surely be the standard treatment of Sufism for a long time to come” - America}

[S05] - Schrodinger, Erwin. Nature and the Greeks (Cambridge at the University Press, 1954) {Schrodinger’s famous equations are basic to Quantum Mechanics and won him the Nobel prize in Physics}

[S06] - Schrodinger, Erwin. Science and Humanism, Physics in Our Time (Cambridge at the University Press, 1961)

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[S08] - Selected Treatises of St. Athanasius, vol II, Trans. by John Henry Cardinal Newman (Longmans, Green, and Co., London, 1890) {St. Athanasius, 4th century C.E. Patriarch of Alexandria}

[S09] - Self-Knowledge (Atma-Bodha) of Sri Sankaracarya, Trans. by T.M.P. Mahadevan (Arnold-Heinemann, New Delhi, 1975) {Author is Director, Centre for Advanced Study in Philosophy, University of Madras)

[S10] - Seventh-day Adventists Believe . . . (Ministerial Association General Conference of Seventh-day Adventists, Review and Herald Publishing Association, Hagerstown MD, 1988) {“A Biblical Exposition of 27 Fundamental Doctrines”}

[S11] - Shankara’s Crest-Jewel of Discrimination, Trans. by Swami Prabhavananda and Christopher Isherwood (New American Library, New York, 1947) {Translation of Shankara’s Vivek Chudamini}

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