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Religious, Philosophical, Ethical, and Poetic References

Armstrong, Karen (1994) A History of God: The 4000-Year Quest of Judaism, Christianity and Islam.  NY: Alfred A. Knopf.

Aslan, Reza (2010) Beyond Fundamentalism: Confronting Religious Extremism in the age of Globalization. NY: Random House.

Bennett, William. (1993) The Book of Virtues:A Treasury of Great Moral Stories. NY: Simon & Schuster.

Bloom, Martin (1975) The Paradox of Helping:Introduction to the Philosophy of Scientific Practice.NY: John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

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

Bunyon, John (1997) The Pilgrim's Progress.  Rockport, MA: Element, Inc.

Doniger, Wendy, Consulting Editor (1999) Merriam Webster's Encyclopeida of World Religions. Springfield, MA: Merriam-Webster, Inc.

Flynn, Mike & Gregg, Doug (1993) Inner Healing:A Handbook for Helping Yourself and Others.Downers Grove, Illinois: InterVarsity Press.

Gibran, Kahlil (1966) The Prophet. NY: Alfred A. Knopf, Inc. (78th printing since 1923 copyright)

Ingram, David Bruce and Parks, Jennifer A. (2002) The Complete Idiot's Guide to Understanding Ethics.  Indianapolis, IN: Alpha Books.

Jones, Laurie Beth. (1992) Jesus CEO: Using Ancient Wisdom for Visionary Leadership. NY: Hyperion. 

Jordan, Michael. (1993) Encyclopedia of Gods.  NY: Facts on File, Inc.

Kushner, Harold S. (1981)  When Bad Things Happen to Good People. NY: Schoken Books.

Marshall, Catherine (1978) The Helper.  Old Tappan, NJ: Fleming H. Revell Co.

Nietzsche, Friedrich (1987) Beyond Good and Evil.  Middlesex, England: Penguin Classics

Novak, Philip (1994) The World's Wisdom. San Francisco, CA: HarperSanFrancisco.

Parrinder, Geoffrey (1971) World Religions: From Ancient History to the Present.  NY: Facts on File.

Peck, M. Scott (1978)  The Road Less Traveled:A New Psychology of Love, Traditional Values and Spiritual Growth. NY: Simon and Schuster Publishers.

Pelikan, Jaroslaw (1990)  The World Treasury of Modern Religious Thought.  Boston, MA: Little, Brown & Company.

Prothero, Stephen (2010) God is Not One: The Eight Rival Religions that Run the World--and Why Their Differences Matter. NY: Harper One.

Renard, John (2002) The Handy Religion Answer Book.  Detroit, MI: Visible Ink Press.  

Rosen, Stanley (Ed) (2000) The Examined Life:Readings from Western Philosophers from Plato to Kant. NY: Random House.

See also the religious section of this website for references specific to Buddhism, Hinduism, Confucianism, Taoism, Judaism, Christianity, Islam.

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