Book References used in Pete's Notes

100 The 100: A Ranking of the Most Influential Persons in History Michael H. Hart
2YD 2000 Years of Disbelief: Famous People with the Courage to Doubt James A. Haught, Prometheus 1996
AES Adam, Eve, and the Serpent Elaine Pagels, 1988 Vintage Books
AGB Asimov's Guide to the Bible: The New Testament Isaac Asimov, Avon Books 1971
AH The Astonishing Hypothesis: The Scientific Search for the Soul Francis Crick, Scribner 1995
AJ American Jihad: Islam After Malcolm X Steven Barboza, Doubleday 1994
AJD The Apocalyptic Jesus: A Debate Ed. Robert J. Miller; Allison, Borg, Crossan, Patterson; Polebridge Press 2001
AOA The Age of Analysis Edited by Morton White, Penguin 1986
AOH Augustine of Hippo Peter Brown, 1967, University of California Press
AOF Acts of Faith: Explaining the Human Side of Religion Rodney Stark, Roger Finke, 2000, University of California Press
AR The American Religion Harold Bloom, 1992, Touchstone
AS Amish Society John A. Hostetler, 4th Edition, Johns Hopkins University, 1993
AOTS Authority of the Sacred: Aspects of Christianisation of the Roman World Peter Brown, Cambridge University Press 1995
ASJ The Apocalypse of St. John: A Commentary on the Greek Text James J.L. Ratton, R&T Washbourne Ltd. 1915
ASS American Saints and Seers Edward Rice, 1982
ASM Aimee Semple McPherson: Everybody's Sister Edith L. Blumhofer, Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing, 1993
ATC Augustus to Constantine Robert M. Grant, Barnes & Noble 1970
ATB The Authority of the Bible Robert Gnuse, Paulist Press 1985
B Bunts: Curt Flood, Camden Yards, Pete Rose and Other Reflections on Baseball George Will, Scribner 1998
BAEB A Book About the English Bible Josiah N. Penniman, Macmillan 1920
BB Bully for Brontosaurus Steven Jay Gould
B Buddha Karen Armstrong, Viking Penguin, 2001
BBN Baseball Between the Numbers: Why Everything You Know about the Game is Wrong Ed. Johan Keri
BBS Blackball Stars: Negro League Pioneers John B. Holway, 1988 Meckler
BBTR Blinded by the Right: The Conscience of an Ex-Conservative, David Brock, Crown Publishers 2002
BC98 Baseball Chronicles 1998 Don Zminda, Editor, STATS Publishing 1998
BIB Blind into Baghdad: America's War in Iraq James Fallows, Vintage 2006
BJBA The Bill James Baseball Abstract Bill James (annual, years noted)
BJH The Bill James Historical Baseball Abstract Villard Books, 1986
BM91 Bill Mazeroski's Baseball '91
BOC The Birth of Christianity Joel Carmichael, Dorset Press 1992
BOIB Boise Baseball: The First 125 Years Arthur A. Hart, Historic Idaho, Inc., 1994
BOJ The Book of J Harold Bloom, David Rosenberg, 1990 Vintage Books
BOS The Boys of Summer Roger Kahn
BP The Book of Predictions David Wallechinsky, Amy Wallace & Irving Wallace, Morrow 1981 & Co.
BR Baseball by the Rules Glen Waggoner, Kathleen Moloney, Hugh Howard
BS The Blank Slate - The Modern Denial of Human Nature Steven Pinker, Viking 2002
BSEG Blind Side: The Evolution of a Game Michael Lewis
BSIHI The Black Swan: The Impact of the Highly Improbable Nassim Nicholas Taleb
BSL Bizarrism: Strange Lives, Cults, Celebrated Lunacy Chris Mikul, Headpress, 1999
BTHC A Brief Tour of Human Consciousness: From Imposter Poodles to Purple Numbers V.S. Ramachandran
BTHM By the Hand of Mormon: The American Scripture that Launched a New World Religion Terryl L. Givens, Oxford University Press, 2002
BTS Breaking The Spell: Religion as Natural Phenomenon Daniel Dennett, 2006 Viking
The Crusades Henry Treece, 1994 Barnes & Noble
CALB The Churches the Apostles Left Behind Raymond E. Brown, 1984 Paulist Press
CB Contested Boundaries: Itineracy and the Reshaping of the Colonial American Religious World Timothy D. Hall, 1994 Duke University Press
CC The Catholic Church Barrie Ruth Straus, Hippocrene Books 1992
CC2 The Christological Controversy Edited by Richard A. Norris, Jr., 1980 Fortress Press
CCC Catechism of the Catholic Church Paulist Press 1994
CESC The Creationsists: The Evolution of Scientific Creationism Ronald L. Numbers, 1992 Knopf
CFC Christianity Faith at the Crossroads Lloyd Geering, 2001 Polebridge Press
CG The Complete Gospels Robert J. Miller, editor - 1994 Polebridge Press
COA The Churching of America 1776-1990: Winners and Losers in our Religious Economy Roger Finke & Rodney Stark - Rutgers University Press 1997
COC Conversations on Consciousness: What the Best Minds Think about the Brain, Free Will, and What it Means to be Human Susan Blackmore - Oxford University Press 2006
CPPP Cults: Prophecies, Practices & Personalities Michael Jordan, 1996
CR Cane Ridge: America's Pentacost Paul K. Conklin, The University of Wisconsin Press
CUK Consilience: The Unity of Knowledge Edward O. Wilson, 1998 Little Brown and Co.
CV Colour Vision: A Study in Cognitive Science and the Philosophy of Perception Evan Thompson, Routledge 1995
CWG Christianity Without God Lloyd Geering, 2002 Polebridge Press
DA Diseasing of America Stanton Peele
DAR Diamonds are Forever
DC A Devil's Chaplain: Reflections on Hope, Lies, Science, and Love Richard Dawkins, Houghton Mifflin 2003
DC98 Diamond Chronicles 1998 Don Zminda, Editor, STATS Publishing, 1998
DDI Darwin's Dangerous Idea Daniel C. Dennett, Touchstone, 1996
DG Discovering God: The Origins of the Great Religions and the Evolution of Belief Rodney Stark, 2007 Harper Collins
DGCE Godwin's Cabalistic Encyclopedia: A Complete Guide to Cabalistic Magick David Godwin, 1979
DHS Dictionary of the History of Science Edited by W.F. Bynum, E.J. Browne, Roy Porter, 1981 Princeton University Press
DL A Darwinian Left: Politics, Evolution and Cooperation Peter Singer 1999, Yale University Press
DLB Don't Look Back: Satchel Paige in the Shadows of Baseball Mark Ribowsky, 1994 Simon & Schuster
DMF Dreams from My Father: A Story of Race and Inheritance Barack Obama, Crown Publishers, 2004
DOTO Dictionary of the Occult Andre Nataf, Wordsworth 1994
DSM The Dictionary of Scripture and Myth G.A. Gaskell, 1988 Dorsett Press
DSTD Dianetics and Scientology Technical Dictionary L. Ron Hubbard, 1975 New Era Publications
DW The Drunkard's Walk: How Randomness Rules Our Lives Leonard Mlodinow, 2008 Pantheon
DWR The Perennial Dictionary of World Religions Keith Crim editor, 1981
EAE Eurekas and Euphorias: The Oxford book of scientific anecdotes Walter Gratzer, oxford University Press 2002
EBA The Elias Baseball Analyst Seymour Siwoff, Steve Hirdt, Peter Hirdt
EBGA Eternally Bad: Goddesses with Attitude Trina Robbins and Rachel Pollack, Castle 2002
EC The Early Church: The story of emergent Christianity from the apostolic age to the foundation of the Church of Rome Henry Chadwick, 1967
ECFH An Encyclopedia of Claims, Frauds, and Hoaxes of the Occult and Supernatural James Randi, St. Martin's Griffin 1997
ED England's Dreaming: Anarchy, Punk Rock, Sex Pistols & Beyond Jon Savage
EKH Eunuchs for the Kingdome of Heaven Uta Ranke-Heinemann, 1990
EG Extraordinary Groups William M. Kephart, 1987
EL Entwined Lives: Twins and What They Tell Us about Human Behavior Nancy L. Segal, Plume / Penguin Group 2000
EM The Elusive Messiah Raymond Martin, Westview Press 1999
ENAB Encyclopedia of New Age Beliefs John Ankerberg & John Weldon, Harvest House 1996
EOG The Epic of Gilgamesh Penguin 1972, Introduction by N.K. Sandars
EOS Encyclopedia of Saints Clemens Jockle, 1995, Alpine Fine Arts
F Fiasco: The American Military Adventure in Iraq Thomas E. Ricks, Penguin 2006
FAF Fads and Fallacies in the Name of Science Martin Gardner, New American Library: Masterpieces of Science
FAFA Fantastic Fables Ambrose Bierce, Dover 1970
FAMA Fiasco: The American Military Adventure in Iraq Thomas E. Ricks, Penguin 2006
FBM Falwell Before the Millenium: A Critical Biography Dinesh D'Souza, 1984, Regnery Gateway Inc.
FBR Fooled By Randomness: The Hidden Role of Chance in LIfe and in the Markets Nassim Nicholas Taleb, Random House 2005
FBRG Founding Brothers: The Revolutionary Generation Joseph J. Ellis, Vintage Books, 2000
FC The First Coming: How the Kingdom of God Became Christianity Thomas Sheehan, 1986 Random House
FCT Fair, Clear and Terrible: The Story of Shiloh, Maine Shirley Nelson
FF Flim-Flam! James Randi 1982
FG The Five Gospels Robert Funk, editor
FH The Faith Healers James Randi, 1989, Prometheus
FSR The Flight from Science and Reason Edited by Paul R. Gross, Norman Levitt & Martin W. Lewis, 1996, Johns Hopkins Press
FOC Feet of Clay: A Study of Gurus Anthony Storr, Free Press Paperbacks 1997
FOT Faith on Trial Pamela Binnings Ewen, 1999 Broadman & Holman
FOV Foundations of Vision Brian A. Wandell, 1995 Sinauer Assoc. Inc.
GC Gothic Chic: A Connoisseur's Guide to Dark Culture Gavin Baddeley, Plexus Publishing (England) 2002
GCE God - A Critical Enquiry: Antony Flew
GD The God Delusion Richard Dawkins, Houghton Mifflin 2006
GFS Great Feuds of Science Hal Hellman
GISS Goth: Identity, Style and Subculture Paul Hodkinson, Berg Pub Ltd, 2002
GLRS Goliath: The Life of Robert Schuller James Penner, 1992, New Hope Publishing
GNHG Gnosis: The Nature and History of Gnosticism Kurt Rudolph, 1977
H Hubris: The Inside Story of Spin, Scandal, and the Selling fo the Iraq War Michael Isikoff, David Corn, Crown 2006
HBRKM Harvard Business Review on Knowledge Management Harvard Business School Press, 1998
HBRL Holy Bible - Red Letter Edition (King James version) Regency
HFGB Hex Files: The Goth Bible Mick Mercer, Penguin USA 1997
HG The History of God Karen Armstrong
HGB The Hidden Game of Baseball John Thorn, Pete Palmer, 1984 Doubleday
HH Heaven's Hustler: The Rise & Fall of Jimmy Swaggart Arthur Frederick Ide, Monument Press 1988
HO The Heart of the Order Thomas Boswell
HOH A History of Heresy David Christie-Murray, 1976 Oxford University Press
HOH2 A History of Heaven: The Singing Silence Jeffrey Buron Russell, 1997 Princeton University Press
HRI A History of Religious Ideas (3 Vols.) Mircea Eliade, 1985 University of Chicago Press
HTCB Headcleaner: Text for Collapsing Buildings Blixa Bargeld, Die Gestalten Verlag
HTJ Honest to Jesus: Jesus for a New Millenium Robert Funk, 1996, Harper Collins
HWAU He Walked Among Us: Evidence for the Historical Jesus Josh McDowell, Bill Wilson, 1993 Thomas Nelson
HW Holy War: The Crusades and Their Impact on Today's World Karen Armstrong, Anchor Books 2001
HWST A History of the Warfare of Science with Theology in Christendom Andrew Dickson White, 1910 D. Appleton & Co.
IASL I am a Strange Loop Douglas Hofstadter
IMIR Indexing for Maximum Investment Results Edited by Albert S. Neubout
IQ The Indestructible Question Jacob Needleman, Penguin Arkana 1994
IPA The Information Please Almanac, 1990
ISZ In Search of Zarathustra: The First Prophet and the Ideas that Changed the World Paul Kriwaczek, 2002 Phoenix
JAF Jesus and Faith Edited by Jeffrey Carlson & Robert Ludwig, 1994 Orbis Books
JAS Josh and Sash: The Life and Times of Josh Gibson and Satchell Paige John B. Holway, 1991 Meckler Publishing
JAT Jim and Tammy: Charismatic Intrigue Inside PTL Joe E. Barnhart
JB The Jefferson Bible: The Life and Morals of Jesus of Nazareth Thomas Jefferson, Beacon Press 1996
JDHL Joe DiMaggio - The Hero's Life Richard Ben Cramer, Simon & Schuster 2000
JDL Jesus Doesn't Live Here Anymore: From Fundamentalist to Freedom Writer Skipp Porteus
JM Jesus Matters: 150 Years of Research C.J. den Heyer, 1996, Trinity Press
JRB Jesus: A Revolutionary Biography John Dominic Crossan, 1989 Harper
JS Joseph Smith Robert V. Remini, Viking Penguin, 2002
JSIC The Jesus Seminar and its Critics Robert J. Miller, Polebridge Press, 1999
LCN Letter to a Christian Nation Jack Harris, Afred A. Knopf, 2006
LFM Looking for a Miracle: Weeping Icons, Relics, Stigmata, Visions and Healing Cures Joe Nickell, Prometheus
LGBQ The Lost Gospel: The Book of Q & Christian Origins Burton L. Mack, HarperCollins 1993
LNBC Larson's New Book of Cults Bob Larson, 1989 Tyndale House
LT Lipstick Traces: A Secret History of the Twentieth Century Greil Marcus, 1990 Harvard University Press
MA Mormon America: The Power and the Promise Richard N. Ostling and Joan K. Ostling, HarperCollins, 1999
MAW Men At Work George F. Will
MB Moe Berg: athlete, scholar, spy Louis Kaufman, Barbara Fitzgerald, Tom Sewell, 1974
MBAW Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game Michael Lewis, W.W. Norton 2003
MBP Muhammad: A Biography of the Prophet Karen Armstrong, 1992 Harper-Collins
MI Myth-Informed Paul Dickson, Joseph C. Goulden
MJ A Marginal Jew: Rethinking the Historical Jesus John P. Meier, Doubleday 1991
MLIB My Life in Baseball: A True Record Ty Cobb, Al Stump, 1961
MM The Myth Maker Hyram Maccoby
MMG Mariners Media Guide(s)
MMHN Moral Minds: How Nature Designed our Universal Sense of Right and Wrong Marc D. Hauser, Harper Collins 2006
MMW Mad Man in Waco Brad Bailey, Bob Darden, 1993, WRS Publishing
MRM The Myth of Repressed Memory Elizabeth Loftus, Katherine Ketcham, St. Martin's Press 1994
MS Making Saints Kenneth L. Woodward
MW Making of the Whiteman: History, Tradition, and the Teachings of Elijah Muhammad Paul Lawrence Guthrie, 1992 Beacon Communications
NA The New Age: Notes of a Fringe Watcher Martin Gardner, 1991 Prometheus
NHS A Natural History of the Senses Diane Ackerman, 1990 Random House
NWO The New World Order Pat Robertson, Word Publishing 1991
OALC The Oxford Book of American Literary Anecdotes ed. Donald Hall
OC The Origin of Consciousness in the Breakdown of the Bicameral Mind Julian Jaynes, Houghton Mifflin, 1990
OFJ The Once and Future Jesus Robert W. FUnk et. al., 2000 Polebridge Pressrt
OHC The Oxford History of Christianity ed. John McManners, 1993
OM Omens of the Millenium: The Gnosis of Angels, Dreams, and Resurrection Harold Bloom, Riverhead Books, 1996
ONUG One Nation Under God: Religion in Contemporary America Barry A. Kosmin, Seymour P. Lachman, Harmony Books, 1993
OOS The Origin of Satan Elaine Pagels, 1995 Random House
OOV The Origins of Virtue: Human Instincts and the Evolution of Cooperation Matt Ridley, 1996 Viking
ORAL Oral Roberts: An American Life David Edwin Harrell, Jr., Indiana University Press, 1985
OSWB On a Spaceship With Beelzebub: By a Grandson of Gurdjieff David Kherdian, Inner Traditions 1998
OWS On the Wild Side Martin Gardner

Prophets of the Apocalypse: David Koresh & Other American Messiahs Kenneth Samples, Erwin de Castro, Richard Abanes, & Robert Lyle - Baker Books 1994
PB Philosophy of Biology Edited by Michael Ruse, 1998 Prometheus Books
PC Pagans and Christians Robin Lane Fox
PCVB Pagan Christianity? Frank Viola, George Barna, Tyndale House 2008
PDR The Penguin Dictionary of Religions edited John R. Hinnells
PJ A Pilgrim's Journey: The Autobiography of Ignatius of Loyola Translated by Joseph N. Tylenda, S.J.; Michael Glazier 1989
POMG The Philosophy & Opinions of Marcus Garvey Compiled by Amy Jacques Garvey, 1987 The Majority Press
PR Pat Robertson: The Authorized Biography John B. Donavan, 1988 Macmillan
QM The Quimby Manuscripts Edited by Horatio W. Dresser, Julian Press 1961
QTR Q Thomas Reader John S. Kloppenborg et. al., 1990 Polebridge Press
RDSC Religion, Deviance, and Social Control Rodney Stark, William Sims Bainbridge, Routlege 1996
RHAP A Religious History of the American People Sydney E. Ahlstrom, Yale University Press, 1972
RHCH Raising Hell: A Concise History of the Black Arts... Robert Masello, Perigree 1996
RM The Relgions of Man Huston Smith
RMGE Religious Movements: Genesis, Exodus, and Numbers Rodney Stark, Paragon House 1985
RNBB Rob Neyer's Big Book of Baseball Lineups Rob Neyer, Fireside 2003
RNI Rotten: No Irish, No Blacks, No Dogs John Lydon, Keith & Kent Zimmerman 1994 St. Martin's Press
ROA Religions of America Leo Rosten, 1952 - 1975 Simon & Schuster
ROC The Rise of Christianity Rodney Stark, HarperCollins, 1997
ROM The Rise of Mormonism Rodney Stark, Columbia University Press 2005
RWC The Rise of Western Christendom Peter Brown, 1996 Blackwell
RWR Religion Without Revelation J.S. Huxley, 1927 Ernest Benn Limited
RWS The Republican War on Science Chris Mooney, Basic Books 2006
SAS Saints and Sinners Lawrence Wright, Vintage Books 1993/1995
SAG The Shroud and the Grail Noel Currer-Briggs, 1987, Weidenfeld & Nicolson
SBA Speaking of Baseball Edited by David Plautr
SC The Secular City Harvey Cox, 1965
SCMW Secret Ceremonies: A Mormon Woman's Intimate Diary of Marriage and Beyond Deborah Laake, 1993, William Morrow and Company, Inc.
SD Sweet Dreams: Philosophical Obstacles to a Science of Consciousness Daniel Dennet, MIT 2005
SECT Satan: The Early Christian Tradition Jeffrey Burton Russell, 1981 Cornell University Press
SG Strange Gods: The Great American Cult Scare David G Bromley, Anson D. Shupe, Jr.
SGB Scams from the Great Beyond Peter Huston, Paladin 1997
SGBB Science: Good, Bad, and Bogus Martin Gardner
SHP A Skeptics Handbook of Parapsychology ed. Paul Kurtz, Prometheus
SMP Sexuality, Magic, and Perversion Francis King, Feral House 2002
SO Sadaharu Oh: A Zen Way of Baseball Sadaharu Oh, David Falkner, 1984 Random House
SOD State of Denial: Bush at War, Part III Bob Woodward, Simon and Schuster, 2006
SOPT Sacred Origins of Profound Things Charles Panati, Penguin Arkana, 1996
SORA The State of Religion Atlas Joanne O'Brien, Martin Palmer, 1993 Touchstone
SPAB Saint Peter: A Biography Michael Grant, 1995, Scribner
SR90 T1990 SABR Review of Books
SRA The State of Religion Atlas Joanne O'Brien & Martin Palmer, Touchstone 1993
SS Saints and Sinners Lawrence Wright - 1993 Vintage Books
SSCC Strange Sects and Curious Cults Marcus Bach, Dorsett Press, 1961
STJ The Secret Sayings of Jesus [Gospel of Thomas] Robert M. Grant, David Noel Freedman & William R. Schoedel, 1993, Barnes & Noble
STJ The Secret Teachings of Jesus: Four Gnostic Gospels Translated by Marvin W. Meyer, 1984 Random House
SUB Swaggart: The Unauthorized Biography of an American Evangelist Ann Rowe Seaman, 1999, Continuum Publishing
T Truman David McCullough
TE Trouble Enough: Joseph Smith and the Book of Mormon Ernest H. Taves, Prometheus 1984
TF Tempting Faith: An Inside Sotry of Political Seduction David Kuo, Free Press 2006
TFH The Faith Healers James Randi, Prometheus
TL A Tragic Legacy: How A Good VS Evil Mentality Destroyed the Bush Presidency Glenn Greenwald, 2007
TLE The Lie: Evolution Ken Ham, 1987 Master Books
TM The Thirsty Muse Thomas A. Dardis
TNSI They Never Said It Paul F. Boller Jr., John George
TOTE Tales of the End: A Narrative Commentary on the Book of Revelation David L. Barr, 1998 Polebridge Press
TR The Rastafarians Leonard E. Barrett, Sr., Beacon Press, 1977, 1988
TUB The Unholy Bible: Hebrew Literature of the Kingdom Period Jacob Rabinowitz, Autonomedia, 1995
UCO The Unriddling of Christian Origins Joel Carmichael, 1995 Prometheus Books
UG Under God: Religion and American Politics Garry Wills, Simon & Schuster, 1990
UGS Under God's Spell: Frontier Evangelists 1772-1915 Cathy Luchetti, 1989, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich
UV The Unauthorized Version: Truth & Fiction in the Bible Robin Lane Fox
VOR The Victory of Reason: How Christianity Led to Freedom, Capitalism, and Western Success Rodney Stark, Random House 2005
WA World Almanac
WAPC The World Almanac of Presidential Campaigns Eileen Shields-West
WARB What Americans Really Believe Rodney Stark Baylor University Press, 2008
WBRS What the Bible Really Says Edited by Morton Smith & R. Joseph Hoffman, Harper Collins 1997
WCE World Christian Encyclopedia - A Comparative study of churches and religions in the modern world, AD 1900-2000 Edited by David Barrett, 1992 Oxford University Press
WDJS What Does Joan Say?: My Seven Years as White House Astrologer to Nancy and Ronald Reagan Joan Quigley, 1990 Birch Lane Press
WEL Writings on an Ethical Life Peter Singer, HarperCollins, 2000
WJ What is a Jew? Morris N. Kertzer, revised 1978
WGMT What Great Men Think of Religion Ed. Ira D. Cardiff, 1945 Christopher Publishing
WII What Is Intelligence? James R. Flynn, 2007 Cambridge University Press
WOC The Wisdom of Crowds James Surowiecki
WS The Wrong Stuff Bill Lee & Dick Lally
WTRT The World Treasury of Modern Religious Thought Edited by Jaroslav Pelikan, 1990, Little, Brown & Co.
WTS Watch the Skies! A Chronicle of the Flying Saucer Myth Curtis Peebles, 1995 Berkley Books
WWE War Without End: The Rise of Islamist Terrorism and the Global Response Dilip Hiro, Routledge, 2002
WWT World Without Time: The Forgotten Legacy of Godel and Einstein Palle Yourgrau, 2005 Basic Books
WWTB Who Wrote the Bible? Richard Elliott Friedman, Summit Books 1987
WR World Religions: From Ancient History to the Present Edited by Geoffrey Parrinder, 1971 Hamlyn Publishing Group