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Durkheim, Emile, Elementary Forms of Religious Life

Evans-Pritchard, Theories of Primitive Religion; New York: Oxford University Press, 1965.

Feuerbach, Ludwig, The Essence of Christianity

Freud, Sigmund. The Future of an Illusion; Garden City, NY: Doubleday & Company, Anchor Books, 1964

Huchingson, James E, Religion and the Natural Sciences; Fort Worth, TX: Harcourt Brace College Publishers, 1993

Otto, Rudolph, The Idea of the Holy; New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 1950

Pals, Daniel L, Seven Theories of Religion; New York: Oxford University Press, 1996

Russell, Bertrand, Religion and Science; London: Oxford University Press, 1961

Tremmel, William Calloley, Religion: What is it? 3rd ed; Fort Worth, TX: Harcourt, Brace College Publishers, 1997

  1. Science and Religion

Crick, Francis, The Astonishing Hypothesis

Davies, Paul, The Mind of God; New York: Touchstone, 1992

Davies, Paul, God and the New Physics; New York: Touchstone, 1983

Davies, Paul & Gribbin, John, The Matter Myth; New York: Simon & Shuster, 1992

Glynn, Patrick, GOD: The Evidence; Rocklin, CA: Prima Publishing, ForumBooks, 1997

Penrose, Roger, Shadows of the Mind; New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 1994

Ross, Hugh, The Fingerprint of God

Tipler, Frank J, The Physics of Immortality, the Omega Point

Mike, Elemental Mind

Leon, The God Particle

Ward, Keith, Religion and Creation; Oxford: Claredon Press, 1996

  1. Science

Barrow, John D & Tipler, Frank J, The Anthropic Cosmological Principle; Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1988

Capra, Fritjof, The Tao of Physics; New York, NY: Bantam Books, 1977

Hawking, Stephen, A Brief History of Time; New York, NY: Bantam Books, 1988

Horgan, John, The End of Science; New York: Broadway Books, 1997

Hoyle, Fred, The Origin of the Universe and the Origin of Religion; Wakefield, RI: Moyer Bell, 1993

Zukav, Gary, The Dancing Wu Li Masters; New York, NY: William Morrow and Company, 1979

Hofstadter, Godel, Escher, & Bach, An Eternal Golden Braid; New York, NY: Basic Books, 1979

Wilkinson, Denys, Our Universes; New York: Columbia University Press, 1991


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