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The Bibliography includes more recent research, along with some reference books read during my studies at the university.

Albright, William Foxwell, Yahweh and the Gods of Canaan: An Historical Analysis of Two Contrasting Faiths, Doubleday & Company, NY, 1968

Aldred, Cyril, The Egyptians, Thames & Hudson: London, 1998

Ali, 'Abdullah Yusuf, The meaning of the Holy Qur'an, Amana: Beltsville, Maryland, 1989

Ali, Ahmed, (trans.) Islam: The Qur’an, Princeton University Press, 1988

Ali, Ahmed, (trans.) Scared Writings, Islam: The Qur'an, Princeton University Press, 1988

Ali, Maulana Muhammad, (trans.) A Manual of Hadith, Ahmadiyya Anjuman Ishaat Islam: Lahore

Armstrong, Karen, Muhammad: A Biography of the Prophet, Victor Gollancz Ltd.: U.K. 1991

Baines, John, Leonard H. Lesko, and David P. Silverman, Religion in Ancient Egypt: Gods, Myths, and Personal Practice, Cornell University Press: Ithaca NY, 1991

Barnstone, Willis (Ed.), The Other Bible, HarperSan Francisco, 1984

Barrett, David V., The New Believers: Sects, Cults and Alternative Religions, Cassell & Co: London, 2001

Berryman, Phillip, Liberation Theology: Essential Facts About the Revolutionary Movement in Latin America and Beyond, Pantheon Books: New York, 1987

Bible: Good News Bible
Bible: King James Version
Bible: New International Version
Bible: The Jerusalem Bible

Birnbaum, Philip (trans.), Daily Prayer Book: Ha-Siddur Ha-Shalem (Sephardic), Hebrew Publishing Company: NY, 1969

Blakney, R.B. (trans.), The Way of Life Lao Tzu: Tao Te Ching: A New Translation, New American Library: NY, 1955

Bowker, John (ed.), The Oxford Dictionary of World Religions, Oxford University Press: Oxford, 1997

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Bowker, John, Jesus and the Pharisees, Cambridge University Press: London, 1973

Budge, Wallis E.A., The Book of the Dead, Arkana: London, 1985 (first published in 1899)

Budge, Wallis E.A., Legends of the Egyptian Gods: Hieroglyphic Texts and Translations, Dover Publications: NY, 1994 (from 1912 edition)

Chandra, Lokesh, Iconography of the Thousand Buddhas, International Academy of Indian Culture: New Delhi, 1996

Clayton, Peter A., Chronicle of the Pharaohs: The Reign-by-Reign Record of the Rulers and Dynasties of Ancient Egypt, Thames and Hudson: London, 1994

Cohen, Arthus A., and Paul Mendes-Flohr (eds.), Contemporary Jewish Religious Thought: Original essays on critical concepts, movements, and beliefs, The Free Press: NY, 1987

Conze, Edward (translator), Buddhist Scriptures, Penguin Books:New York, 1959 (1981)

Creel, H.G., Chinese Thought: from Confucius to Mao Tse-tung. University of Chicago Press, 1953.

Dawood, N.J., (translated with revisions) The Koran, Penguin Books: NY, 1997

De Bary, Wm. Theodore (ed.), Sources of Indian Tradition, Columbia University Press: NY, 1958.

Dever, William G., What Did the Biblical Writers Know and When Did They Know It? What Archaeology Can Tell Us about the Reality of Ancient Israel. Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing Co.: Grand Rapids, 2001

Eck, Diana L., A New Religious America: How A “Christian Country” Has Become the World’s Most Religiously Diverse Nation, HarperCollins: NY, 2001

Esposito John L., The Oxford History of Islam, Oxford University Press: Oxford, 1999

Faulkner, Raymond O. (translator), Carol Andrews, The Ancient Egyptian Book of the Dead: University of Texas Press: Austin, 2000

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Faulkner, Raymond O. (translator), Ogden Goelet, Carol A.R. Andrews, Eva Von Dassow, James Wasserman, The Egyptian Book of the Dead: The Book of Going Forth By Day. The Papyrus of Ani (Royal Scribe of the Divine Offerings) Written and Illustrated Circa 1250 B.C.E. Chronicle Books: San Francisco, 1994 (Faulkner’s translation on hieroglyphs 1972)

Forward, Martin, Muhammad: A Short Biography, Oneworld Pulications: Oxford, 1997

Foster, John L., Ancient Egyptian Literature: An Anthology. University of Texas Press, 2001

Frankfort, Henri, Kingship and the Gods: A Study of Ancient Near Eastern Religion as the Integration of Society and Nature, The University of Chicago: Chicago, 1948,1978

Fremantle, Anne (ed.), Mao Tse-tung: An Anthology of His Writings. The New American Library, NY, 1962.

Gardiner, Alan, Egyptian Grammar,(3rd edition), Oxford University Press, 1957

Goldschmidt, Author Jr., A Concise History of the Middle East, Westview Press: Colorado, 1983

Hornung, Erik, (David Lorton translator), The Ancient Egyptian Books of the Afterlife, Cornell University Press: Ithaca NY, 1999

Kerrigan, Michael, Alan Lothian, and Piers Vitebsky, Epics of Early Civilization: Myths of the Ancient Near East, Duncan Baird Publishers: London, 1998

Khan, Muhammad Zafrulla, (trans.) The Qur’an, Olive Branch Press: NY, 1997

Klenicki, Leon (ed.), The Shengold Jewish Encyclopedia, Shengold Books: MD, 1998

Lester, Robert C. Buddhism: The Path to Nirvana, Harper & Row: San Francisco, 1987

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Let’s Go 1989: The Budget Guide to Mexico, Harvard Student Agencies, St. Martin’s Press: NY, 1989
Let’s Go 1990: The Budget Guide to Israel & Egypt, Harvard Student Agencies, St. Martin’s Press: NY, 1990

McManners, John (ed.), The Oxford Illustrated History of Christianity, Oxford University Press: Oxford, 1990

Meeks, Dimitri & Christine Favard-Meeks, Translated by G.M. Goshgarian, Daily Life of the Egyptian Gods, Cornell University: Ithaca, NY, 1996

Morgan, Tom (ed.), A Simple Monk: writing on his holiness the Dalai Lama, New World Library, 2001

Morton, W. Scott, China: Its History and Culture. McGraw-Hill Book Co. NY, 1980

Nicholoson, Shirley, (ed.) Shamanism: An Expanded View of Reality. Theosophical Publishing House: Wheaton, IL, 1988

O’Brien, Patrick K., et al, Encyclopedia of World History, George Philip Limited: NY, 2000

O’Flaherty, Wendy Doniger (ed. and trans.), The Rig Veda: An Anthology. Penguin Books, NY, 1981

Pritchard, James B. (ed.), The Harper Concise Atlas of the Bible, HarperCollins: NY, 1991

Radhakrishnan, Sarvepalli, and Charles A. Moore (eds.), A Source Book in Indian Philosophy, Princeton University Press: Princeton, NJ, 1957

Redford, Donald B., Akhenaten, The Heretic King, Princeton University Press: Princeton NJ, 1984

Redford, Donald B., Egypt, Canaan, and Israel in Ancient Times, Princeton University Press: Princeton, 1992

Reeves, Nicholas & Richard H. Wilkinson, The Complete Valley of the Kings : Tombs and Treasures of Egypt’s Greatest Pharaohs, Thames and Hudson: London 1996

Reeves, Nicholas, Ancient Egypt: The Great Discoveries, Thames & Hudson: London, 2000

Rhie, Marylin M., and Robert A.F. Thurman, Wisdom and Compassion: The Sacred Art of Tibet, Harry N. Abrams: NY, 2000

Robertson, A.T., The Pharisees and Jesus: The Stone Lectures Delivered at the Princeton Theological Seminary, Duckworth and Co.: London, 1920

Rohl, David M., Pharaohs and Kings: A Biblical Quest, Crown Publishers: New York, 1995

Shakir, M. H., (trans.) The Holy Qur’an, Tahrike Tarsile Qur’an, Inc: NY, 1997

Shaughnessy, Edward L. (translator), I Ching, The Classic of Changes: The First English Translation of the Newly Discovered Second-Century B.C. Mawangdui Texts, Ballantine Books: NY, 1996

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Shaw, Ian & Paul Nicholoson, British Museum Dictionary of Ancient Egypt, British Museum Press, London, 1995

Sheler, Jeffery L., Is the Bible True: How Modern Debates and Discoveries Affirm the Essence of the Scriptures, HarperCollins: San Francisco, 1999

Steindorff, George and Keith C. Seele, When Egypt Ruled the East, University of Chicago Press: Chicago, 1957

Stemberger, Gunter, Allan W. Mahnke (translator), Jewish Comtemporaries of Jesus: Pharisees, Sadducees, Essenes. Fortress Press: Minneapolis, 1995

Stencel, Sandra (ed.), The CQ Researcher, “Searching for Jesus: Are scholars undermining Christians’ faith?” Dec. 11, 1998; Vol. 8, No. 46, pp. 1073-1096.

The Fortunate Aeon: How the Thousand Buddhas Become Enlightened (Tibetan Buddhist Canon Text 94), Dharma Publishing: Berkeley, 1986

Theodore de Bary, Wm. (ed.), Sources of Indian Tradition, Columbia University Press: NY, 1958

Waley, Arthur, The Analects of Confucius: Translated and Annotated. Vintage Books, NY, 1938

Warraq, Ibn (ed.) The Quest for the Historical Muhammad, Prometheus Books: NY, 2000

Whiston, William, (trans.), Josephus Complete Works, Kregel Publications: Grand Rapids, Michigan, 1981

Wilkins, W.J., Hindu Mythology: Vedic and Puranic, Rupa and Co.: Calcutta, 1986

Wilkinson, Richard H., The Complete Temples of Ancient Egypt, Thames and Hudson: NY, 2000

Wilson, Andrew (ed.) World Scripture: A Comparative Anthology of Sacred Texts, Paragon House: New York, 1991

Wise, Michael, Martin Abegg, Jr., Edward Cook, The Dead Sea Scrolls: A New Translation, HarperCollins: NY, 1996

Zaehner, R.C. (translation), Hindu Scriptures, J.M. Dent & Sons: London, 1966


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