Suggested Books

Suggested Books

Here is a list of suggested books. Click on the title to see a book description or click on the book to get it from Amazon. You are welcome to review any of the books listed. This page is updated regularly.

Saturday, May 6, 2017 - 01:12

Author(s):
Francis S. Collins

An instant bestseller, The Language of God provides the best argument for the integration of faith and logic since C.S. Lewis’s Mere Christianity.

It has long been believed that science and faith cannot mingle. Faith rejects...Read more

Saturday, May 6, 2017 - 01:11

Author(s):
Jean Manco

From prehistory to the present day, an unrivaled look deep into the contentious origins of the Celts

Blood of the Celts brings together genetic, archaeological, and linguistic evidence to address the often-debated question:...Read more

Saturday, May 6, 2017 - 01:10

Author(s):
Mark Hitchcock

What's Next for the Middle East...and How Will It Affect Us?

Iran has repeatedly declared its intention to destroy Israel. ISIS continues to gain ground, leaving a trail of death and terror in its wake. And Russia is inserting...Read more

Saturday, May 6, 2017 - 01:07

Author(s):
Gary A David

Many readers are familiar with the correlation between the pyramids of Egypt and the stars of Orion. Beginning in 1100 AD on the Arizona desert, the Hopi constructed a similar pattern of villages that mirrors all the major stars in the...Read more

Saturday, May 6, 2017 - 01:05

Author(s):
John C. Lennox

The Grand Design', by eminent scientist Stephen Hawking, is the latest blockbusting contribution to the so-called New Atheist debate, and claims that the laws of physics themselves brought the universe into being, rather than God. In...Read more

Friday, April 28, 2017 - 23:35

Author(s):
Tony Allan, Charles Phillips, Michael Kerrigan, Duncan Baird Publishers

Wise Lord of the Sky traces the growth of the rich world of Persian myth, from its roots in Assyro-Babylonian and Aryan belief, to the complex system that eventually emerged. Covers the early worship of archaic gods, the fire cults, the...Read more

Friday, April 28, 2017 - 23:34

Author(s):
Judy Allen

Even with today's high-tech science, many events and ancient mysteries remain unexplained and surrounded by theories that stir the imagination and challenge scientific fact. This book systematically explores all aspects of the human...Read more

Friday, April 28, 2017 - 23:33

Author(s):
Marjorie T. Johnson, Simon Young

Its accounts of fairy experiences, mostly from the twentieth century, have come from business men and women, housewives, journalists, clergymen, bus drivers, anglers, gypsies, school teachers, university professors, soldiers, artists,...Read more

Friday, April 28, 2017 - 23:31

Author(s):
Edward C. Whitmont, Sylvia Brinton Perera

Natural and necessary expressions of the life force, dreams provide access into unconscious areas of life. They give specific and appropriately timed messages which can assist the dreamer with problem solving, artistic inspiration,...Read more

Friday, April 28, 2017 - 23:29

Author(s):
Archive for Research in Archetypal Symbolism

The Book of Symbols combines original and incisive essays about particular symbols with representative images from all parts of the world and all eras of history. The highly readable texts and over 800 beautiful full-color images come...Read more

Friday, April 28, 2017 - 23:28

Author(s):
Willem Witteveen

After extensive research Dutch researcher Willem Witteveen connects data from his own findings with that of other researchers, resulting in groundbreaking conclusions about the true function of the Great Pyramid and its place in history...Read more

Saturday, April 22, 2017 - 02:46

Author(s):
John J. Robinson

Its mysterious symbols and rituals had been used in secret for centuries before Freemasonry revealed itself in London in 1717. Once known, Freemasonry spread throughout the world and attracted kings, emperors, and statesmen to take its...Read more

Saturday, April 22, 2017 - 02:45

Author(s):
David Berlinski

Militant atheism is on the rise. In recent years Richard Dawkins, Sam Harris, Daniel Dennett, and Christopher Hitchens have produced a steady stream of best-selling books denigrating religious belief. These authors are merely the leading...Read more

Saturday, April 22, 2017 - 02:43

Author(s):
Tobias Churton

The first complete historical and philosophical investigation into the “invisible fraternity” of the Rosicrucians

• Contains the latest research on the origins of the Rosicrucian movement

• Presents the ties between...Read more

Saturday, April 22, 2017 - 02:41

Author(s):
Laird Scranton

An investigation of the origins of the Neolithic farming village on Orkney Island

• Reveals the striking similarities between Skara Brae and the traditions of pre-dynastic ancient Egypt as preserved by the Dogon people of Mali...Read more

Saturday, April 22, 2017 - 02:40

Author(s):
Stephen C. Meyer

When Charles Darwin finished The Origin of Species, he thought that he had explained every clue, but one. Though his theory could explain many facts, Darwin knew that there was a significant event in the history of life that his theory...Read more

Saturday, April 22, 2017 - 02:35

Author(s):
Tobias Churton

The search for the real historical person known as John the Baptist and the traditions that began with him

• Explores why John the Baptist is so crucially important to the Freemasons, who were originally known as “St. John’s...Read more

Saturday, April 15, 2017 - 03:50

Author(s):
Michael S. Heiser

How the writings of Peter and Paul allude to the sin of the Watchers and present Jesus as overturning the disastrous effects of their sins against humanity. How the descriptions of the antichrist, the end-times Day of the Lord, and the...Read more

Saturday, April 15, 2017 - 03:49

Author(s):
James George Frazer, Robert Fraser

A classic study of the beliefs and institutions of mankind, and the progress through magic and religion to scientific thought, The Golden Bough has a unique status in modern anthropology and literature.

First published in 1890...Read more

Saturday, April 15, 2017 - 03:48

Author(s):
Joseph Campbell, Bill Moyers

The Power of Myth launched an extraordinary resurgence of interest in Joseph Campbell and his work. A preeminent scholar, writer, and teacher, he has had a profound influence on millions of people--including Star Wars creator George...Read more

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In mid-September, a large treasure was unearthed during a dig at the Abbey of Cluny, in the French department of Saône-et-Loire: 2,200 silver deniers and oboles, 21 Islamic gold dinars, a signet ring, and other objects made of gold. Never before has such a large cache of silver deniers been discovered. Nor have gold coins from Arab lands, silver deniers, and a signet ring ever been found hoarded together within a single, enclosed complex.

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