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Books of Science and Mythology

Each book here is one that I have read and found worthy of notice. A few of these books have been published several times and re-copyrighted (some became available in paperback); the year shown below is usually the initial date of publication, not the latest. They are listed in order printed, not in the order read.
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Worlds in Collision

Immanuel Velikovsky

Cosmic upheavals in ancient history (the seminal work investigating correlations between ancient mythologies and writings with physical events reported around the world) (book)


Ages in Chaos

Immanuel Velikovsky

Reconstruction of ancient history (book)


Earth in Upheaval

Immanuel Velikovsky

Subtitle: The vivid documentation of cataclysmic evolution (book)


The Passover Plot

Hugh Schonfield

Analysis of the sequence of events leading up to and after the crucifixion of Jesus (book)


Those Incredible Christians

Hugh Schonfield

Reconstruction of the first 200 years of the Church of Rome (book)


The Pentecost Revolution

Hugh Schonfield

Subtitle: The Story of the Jesus Party in Israel, AD 36-66 (book)


The Age of Velikovsky

C. J. Ransom

Overview of Velikovsky's theory and its support (book)


Velikovsky Reconsidered

Editors of Pensee

Subtitle: Yesterday's Heresy - Today's Science; Revaluation of the Affair Velikovsky (book)


Index to Velikovsky, Volume I

Alice Miller

Index to Velikovsky's works (up to 1976)


Peoples of the Sea

Immanuel Velikovsky

Subtitle: Reconstruction of Ancient History (book)


The Saturn Myth

David Talbott

Investigates Saturn in ancient myths (book)


Holy Blood, Holy Grail

Michael Baigent, Richard Leigh, and Henry Lincoln

Explores the theory that the Holy Grail is the Jesus bloodline and investigates the past 2000 years of Church history in light of that theory (book)


Mankind in Amnesia

Immanuel Velikovsky

Collective amnesia - after survival of ancient catastrophes (book)


Stargazers and Gravediggers

Immanuel Velikovsky

Subtitle: Memoirs to Worlds in Collision (book)


The Messianic Legacy

Michael Baigent, Richard Leigh, and Henry Lincoln

Explores a contemporary secret society in Europe that traces its lineage to Jesus (book)


The Monuments of Mars

Richard Hoagland

Subtitle: A City on the Edge of Forever (the Face on Mars is near a number of other structures that also seem to be artificial) (book)


Memories and Visions of Paradise

Richard Heinberg

Subtitle: Exploring the Universal Myth of a Lost Golden Age (book)


Environment of Violence

C. Warren Hunt

Subtitle: Readings of Cataclysm Cast in Stone (book)


After the Cross

Hugh Schonfield

What really happened around the time of the Crucifixion (book)


The Big Bang Never Happened

Eric J. Lerner

Recent developments in cosmology (book)


The Dead Sea Scrolls Deception

Michael Baigent, Richard Leigh

Subtitle: Why a Handful of Religious Scholars Conspired to Suppress the Revolutionary Contents of the Dead Sea Scrolls (book)


The Dead Sea Scrolls Uncovered

Richard Eisenman and Michael Wise

Dead Sea Scrolls revealed: the first complete translation and interpretation of 50 key documents withheld for over 35 years (book)


Jesus and the Riddle of the Dead Sea Scrolls

Barbara Thiering

Subtitle: Unlocking the Secrets of his Life Story (book)


Fingerprints of the Gods

Graham Hancock

Subtitle: The Evidence of Earth's Lost Civilization (book)


James the Brother of Jesus

Robert Eisenman

Subtitle: The Key to Unlocking the Secrets of Early Christianity and the Dead Sea Scrolls (book)


Good Natured

Frans de Waal

Subtitle: The origins of right and wrong in humans and other animals (book)


The Templar Revelation

Lynn Pickett and Clive Prince

Subtitle: Secret Guardians of the True Identity of Christ (book)


Symbols of An Alien Sky

David Talbott

slide presentation and notes - recent developments for the Saturn Myth


The Electric Universe

Wallace Thornhill

slide presentation and notes - discussion of new cosmology


Seeing Red: redshifts, cosmology and academic science

Halton Arp

Observations showing that extragalactic redshifts are not caused by an expanding universe; an account of crucial observations being ignored and suppressed; academic science is failing its ideals and potential (book)


Mysterious Lights and Crop Circles

Linda Moulton Howe

investigation into crop circles (mostly the collection in England during the summer of 1999) and the sometimes associated lights (book)


Pillars of the Past

Charles Ginenthal

History, Science, Technology related to Chronology; the comparison of scientific and technological evidence in the Near East with the chronology accepted by many historians for Egypt, Greece and Mesopotamia (book)


Our Inner Ape

Frans de Waal

Subtitle:A leading primatologist explains why we are who we are (book)


The Jesus Papers

Michael Baigent

Exposing the greatest cover-up in history, that Jesus survived the crucifixion and returned to Egypt, where he had received his teaching in the rites of Egyptian mysticism (book)


The Electric Sky

Donald E Scott

Subtitle: A challenge to the myths of modern astronomy (book)


The New Testament Code

Robert Eisenman

Subtitle: The cup of the Lord, the Damascus document, and the blood of Christ (book)


In Defense of Dolphins

Thomas I. White

The author's stated aim of the book is for the reader to reconsider our relationship with nonhumans on this planet (book)


The Age of Empathy

Frans de Waal

Subtitle: Nature's lessons for a kinder society (book)


Fear of the Animal Planet

Jason Hribal

Subtitle: The hidden history of animal resistance (book)



Susan Cain

Subtitle: The power of introverts in a world that can't stop talking (book)


Are We Smart Enough to Know How Smart Animals Are?

Frans de Waal

Research (by more scientists than the author) into animal intelligence and problem-solving (book)





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