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Mythological Women Top

Absent Mother: restoring the Goddess to Judaism and Christianity by Alix Pirani (ed.), Mandala/Harper, 1991.

Alone of All Her Sex: The Myth and the Cult of the Virgin Mary by Marina Warner.

Asherah and the Cult of Yahweh in Israel by Saul M. Olyan, Scholars Press, Atlanta, Ga., 1988, ISBN 1555402534.

The Book of Lilith by Barbara Black Koltuv Ph.D., York Beach, Maine, Nicolas-Hays, Inc., 1986.

The Cult of the Black Virgin by Ean Begg, Arkana, an imprint of Routledge & Kegan Paul, Boston, 1985.

The Cult of the Virgin Mary by Michael P. Caroll, 1986.

The Hebrew Goddess by Rafael Patai, Wayne State University Press, ISBN 0-8143-2271-9.

Lilith by George MacDonald.

Lilith's Cave Jewish Tales of the Supernatural by Howard Schwartz, New York, Oxford University Press, 1988.

Lilith: The First Eve Historical and Pyschological Aspects of the Dark Feminine by Siegmund Hurwitz trans. by Gela Jacobson, Einsiedeln, Switzerland, Daimon Verlag 1992.

Mary Magdalen: Myth and Metaphor by Susan Haskins, New York, HBJ, 1993.

Miracles by Geoffrey Ashe.

The Queen of Sheba and Her Only Son Menyelek by Sir E.A. Wallis Budge, African Islamic Mission Publications, Brooklyn, NY.

Sophia, Goddess of Wisdom: The Divine Feminine from Black Goddess to World-Soul by Caitlin Matthews, Aquarian/Thorsons, London, 1992.

Veronica and Her Cloth by Ewa Kuryluk, England, Basil Blackwell, 1991.

The Virgin: Mary's Cult and the Re-emergence of the Goddess by Geoffrey Ashe, Arkana Books, London, 1988.

Mythological Entities Top

Adam and Eve and the Serpent by Elaine Pagels.

Angels by Malcolm Godwyn, Labyrinth Publishing S.A., Switzerland, 1990.

Angels: An Endangered Species by Malcolm Godwin, Simon and Schuster.

Angels, Prophets, Rabbis and Kings from The Stories of the Jewish People by Jose' Patterson.

The Beast of Revelation by Kenneth Gentry, Institute for Christian Economics, Tyler, Texas, 1994.

Demons and the Devil by Stewart.

The Devil: Perceptions of Evil from Antiquity to Primitive Christianity by Jeffrey Burton Russell, Cornell University Press, 1977.

A Dictionary of Angels Including the Fallen Angels by Gustav Davidson, The Free Press A Division of Macmillan Publishing Co., Inc., 1967.

Dictionary of Demons: A Guide to Demons and Demonologists in Occult Lore by Fred Gettings with pictures provided by Charles Walker of Images Colour Library, London. Copyr 1988 Trafalgar Square Publishing North Pomfret Vermont 05053 ISBN 0-943955-05-X.

Dictionnaire Infernal by Collin de Plancy, 1863.

Fallen Angels by Bernard Bamberger.

A Gathering of Angels by Margolies.

The Hidden Manna: Being the Revelation called Apocalypse of John the Divine by Patrizia Norelli-Bachelet, Aeon Books, ISBN 0-945747-99-3 (cloth).

A History of God by Karen Armstrong.

The History of Hell by Alice K. Turner, Harcourt Brace, 1993.

Jesus and the Life of a Hero by Alan Dundes.

Jesus Christ Sun of God: Ancient Cosmology and Early Christian Symbolism by David Fideler, Quest Books, 1993.

Jesus is Jesus the Magician by Morton Smith, Victor Gollancz, London, 1978, ISBN 0 575 02484 2.

Jesus the Magician by Morton Smith.

Jesus the Man by Barbara Theiring, 1992.

King Jesus by Robert Graves.

Lucifer: The Devil in the Middle Ages by Jeffrey Burton Russell, Cornell University Press, 1984.

Magi: The Quest for a Secret Tradition by Adrian Gilbert.

Mephistopheles: The Devil in the Modern World by Jeffrey Burton Russell, Cornell University Press, 1986.

Noah: The Person and the Story in History and Tradition by Lloyd Bailey, University of South Carolina Press.

The Old Enemy by Neil Forsyth, Princeton University Press, 1987.

The Origins of Satan by Elaine Pagels.

Pagan Christs by J.M. Robertson, Watts and Co, London, 1911.

The Polytheism of the Bible and The Mystery of Lucifer by Frank T. De Angelis, ISBN 0965783464.

Prince of Darkness: Radical Evil and the Power of Good in History by Jeffrey Burton Russel, Cornell University Press, 1988.

Satan: The Early Christian Tradition by Jeffrey Burton Russell, Cornell University Press, 1981.

The Secret Life of Jesus by N. A. Notovitch.

Solomon and Sheba, 1974.

Christian Lore Top

Adam, Eve, and the Serpent by Elaine Pagels, 1988, ISBN 0-679-72232-7.

Ancient Christian Magic by Marvin Meyer.

Bloodline of the Holy Grail by Laurence Gardner, 1996.

Christianity and Mythology by J.M. Robertson.

Christianity and the Hellenistic World by Ronald Nash.

The Conflict Between Paganism and Christianity in the Fourth Century by A. Momigliano, Oxford Univ. Press, Oxford, 1963.

A Dictionary of Christian Biography by H. Wace and W.C. Piercy, Hendrickson Publishers, Peabody, MA, 1994.

The Dictionary of Satanism by W. Baskin, Philosophical Library, 1972.

The Harlot by the Side of the Road: Forbidden Tales of the Bible by Jonathan Kirsch.

History of Paradise: The Garden of Eden in Myth and Tradition by Jean Delumeau, trasn. by Matthew O'Connell, The Continuum Publishing Company, 1995, ISBN 0-8264-0795-1.

The Introduction to the New Testament by Helmut Koester.

James the Brother of Jesus by Robert Eisenman.

Jesus Christ Sun of God: Ancient Cosmology and Early Christian Symbolism by David Fideler, Quest Books, 1993.

The Mystery Religions and Christianity by S. Angus.

Mystical Christianity: A Psychological Commentary on the Gospel of John by John A. Sanford, Crossroad, 1995.

Myth and Ritual in Christianity by Alan Watts, Thames and Hudson, 1983.

New Bible Dictionary, Inter-Varsity Press, 1988.

The Other Bible ed. by Willis Barnstone, Harper and Row.

Paganism in our Christianity by Arthur Weigall, G.P. Putnam's Sons, London, 1928.

The Rise of Christianity by Professor Emeritus WHC Frend.

Testament: The Bible and History by John Romer, Michael O'Mara Books Ltd., 1989.

Jewish Lore Top

The Alphabet of Ben Sira.

Ancient Near Eastern Texts: Relating to the Old Testament by James Pritchard, Princeton University, 1969.

The Astrological Secrets of the Hebrew Sages by Joel C. Dobin.

Atlas of Jewish Medieval History by Haim Beinart, Simon and Schuster, 1992.

The Dead Sea Scrolls Deception by Baigent and Leigh.

Dictionary of Jewish Lore and Legend by Alan Unterman, 1991.

Encyclopedia Judaica by Scholem.

The Five Books of Miriam by Ellen Frankel.

Golem by David Wisniewski, Clarion Books, New York, 1996, isbn 0-395-72618-2.

Golem of Prague by Gershon Winkler, Judaica Press, NY, 1980.

The Hebrew Myths by Robert Graves & Raphael Patai, Anchor Books, 1989, ISBN 0-385-26330-9.

In a Chariot Drawn by Lions by Asphodel Long.

In Praise of the Baal Shem Tov (Shivhei ha-Besht): The Earliest Collections of Legends about the Founder of Hasidism by Jerome Mintz and Dan Ben Amos, Indiana University, Bloomington IN., 1970.

Jewish Magic and Sueprstition by J. Trachtenberg, Jewish Publication Society, Philadelphia, 1961.

Jewish Mysticism and Jewish Ethics by Joseph Dan, University of Washington Press, Seattle WA. 1986.

Jewish Views of the Afterlife by Simcha Raphael.

Legend of the Wandering Jew by George K Anderson, Hanover, Brown University Press, 1991.

The Messianic Legacy by Baigent and Leigh.


Molech: A God of Human Sacrifice in the Old Testament by John Day, Cambridge University Press, New York, 1989.

Moses the Egyptian: The Memory of Egypt in Western Monotheism by Jan Assman, Harvard University Press, Cambridge, 1997p.

The Mystic Quest: An Introduction to Jewish Mysticism by David Ariel, Schocken Press, 1992.

Myth and Legend of Ancient Israel by Angelo Rappoport and Raphael Patai, 1966.

Myth, Legend, and Custom in the Old Testament by Theodor H. Gaster, Harper & Row, 1969.

The New Jewish Encyclopedia ed. by David Bridger, Behrman House, Inc., NY, 1976.

Tales of the Hasidim by Martin Buber, Schocken, New York, 2 volumes, 1961.

Treasury of Chassidic Tales by A. Zevin, Mesorah, 1980.

A Treasury of Jewish Folklore by Nathan Ausubel, Crown Publishers, 1948.

Yiddish Folktales ed. by Beatrice Silverman Weinrish, 1988.

Books, Tomes, and Scrolls Top

The Dead Sea Scrolls: A Reappraisal by John Allegro, Penguin.

The Dead Sea Scrolls: Qumran in Perspective by Geza Vermes.

The Dead Sea Scrolls in English by Geza Vermes.

Encyclopedia of the Bible by Marginam.

Essential Papers on Kabbalah by Lawrence Fine, NYU Press. 1995.

The Kabbalah by Scholem.

Kabbalah: New Perspectives by Moshe Idel, Yale University Press, New Haven, CT, 1988.

The Kabbalah Unveiled by S.L. MacGregor Mathers.

The Lost Books of the Bible and The Forgottem Books of Eden.

The Messiah Texts by Raphael Patai, Wayne State University Press, Detroit, 1979.

Moses Cordovero's Introduction to Kabbalah: An Annotated Translation of His Or Ne'erav by Ira Robinson, Yeshiva University Press (New York) and Ktav Publishing (Hoboken, New Jersey), 1993, ISBN 0-88125-439-8.

The Mystical Qabalah by Dion Fortune.

The Nazarene Gospels Restored by Robert Graves.

The Old Testament Pseudepigrapha ed. by James Charlesworth, 2 volumes, Doubleday & Co., 1983, ISBN 0-285-09630-5.

The Old Testament Pseudepigrapha ed. by James H. Charlesworth, 2 volumes (Apocalyptic Literature and Testaments and Expansions of the

Old Testament and Legends, Wisdom and Philosophical Literature, Prayers, Psalms, and Odes, Fragments of Lost Judeo-Hellenistic Works, Doubleday, Garden City, NY., 1985.

The Older Testament by Margaret Barker.

On the Kabbalah and Its Symbolism by Gershom G. Scholem, Schocken, New York. 1965.

The Other Bible ed. by Willis Barnstone, Harper and Row.

Sefer Ye-zirah (The book of Creation): In Theory and Practice trans. by Aryeh Kaplan, S. Weiser,York Beach, ME, 1990.

The Unauthorized Version: Truth and Fiction in the Bible by Robin Lane Fox, ISBN 0-394-57398-6.

Who Wrote the Bible by Richard Eliot Friedman, Summit books, ISBN 0-671-63161-6.

Who Wrote the Dead Sea Scrolls by Dr. Norman Golb.

The Zohar trans. by Harry Sperling and Maurice Simon, Soncino, London, 1933.

Zohar: The Book of Splendor-Basic Readings from the Kabbalah by Gershom Scholem, Schocken, New York. 1949.

Miscellaneous Top

Bible Myths and their Parallels in Other Religions by T.W. Doane.

Bloodline of the Holy Grail by Gardner.

The History Of Hell by Alice K. Turner, Harvest Books (Harcourt Brace), 1993.

Holy Blood, Holy Grail by Baigent and Leigh.

Inferno by Dante.

Myth, Legend and Custom in the Old Testament by Theodore H. Gaster, 1969.

Palestinian Parties by Morton Smith.

Paradise Lost by John Milton.

The Tree of Knowledge by Baroja.

The Triumph of Elohim by Diana Edelman.

Up From Eden by Ken Wilber.

Visions of Heaven and Hell Before Dante ed. by Eileen Gardiner, Italica Press.

Periodicals Top

Asherah: The Goddess in the Texts from Ugarit, Israel and the Old Testament by Tilde Binger, Journal for the Study of the Old Testament, Supplement Series, 232, 2 April 1997.


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