Relevant Bibliography

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Relevant Bibliography
(* and Boldfaced = Highly Recommended)

Barbour, Ian “Neuroscience, Artificial Intelligence, and Human Nature: Theological and Philosophical Reflections” Neuroscience and the Person. Vatican City State: Vatican Observatory Publications, 2002.

Boslough, John. Stephen Hawking’s Universe. New York: Quill/William Morrow, 1985.

Bronowski, J. The Ascent of Man. Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1973.

* Cassian, John. The Conferences. Trans. New York: Newman Press, 1997.

Catechism of the Catholic Church. Washington: United States Catholic Conference, 2000.

Chardin, Teilhard de. The Phenomenon of Man. New York: Harper & Row Publishers, 1975.

Chopra, Deepak. How to Know God: The Soul’s Journey into the Mystery of Mysteries. New York: Harmony Books, 2000.

Clark, Kenneth. Civilization. New York: Harper & Row Publishers, 1969.

Coyne, George V. & Omizzolo, Alessandro. Wayfarers in the Cosmos: The Human Quest for Meaning. New York: Crossroad Publishing, 2002.

D’Aquili and Newberg, Andrew. The Mystical Mind – Probing the Biology of Mystical Experience. Minneapolis: Fortress Press, 1999.

Diamond, Jared. Guns, Germs, and Steel. New York: W. W. Norton & Company, 1999.

Drees, Willem. Religion, Science and Naturalism. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1997.

* Dupre, Louis & Wiseman, James A., eds. Light from Light - An Anthology of Christian Mysticism. New York: Paulist Press, 2001.

Eckart, Meister. Sermons and Treatises. Trans. London and Dulverton: Element Books, 1992.

Freeman, Laurence. Jesus The Teacher Within. New York: The Continuum International Publishing Group Inc., 2000.

Gleick, J. Chaos - Making a New Science. New York: Penquin Books, 1988.

____________ . “Isaac Newton’s Gravity”, Slate 21 October 2004.

* Greene, Brian. The Fabric of The Cosmos. New York: Random House, 2004.

Gregory of Nyssa. The Life of Moses. Trans. New York: Paulist Press, 1978

Harris, William, Gowda, Manohar “Intercessory Prayer Heart Problems”. Journal of Internal Medicine, 25 October 1999: Vol. 159 No. 19.

* Hawking, Stephen. A Brief History of Time. New York: Bantam Books, 1988.

Hesse, Hermann. Siddhartha. New York: Bantam Books, 1951.

Hillis, Daniel. The Pattern on the Stone: The Simple Ideas that Make Computers Work. New York: Basic Books, 1998.

* Johnston, William K ed. The Cloud of Unknowing. New York: Doubleday, 1973.

Kant, Immanuel, Religion within the Limits of Reason Alone. New York: Harper Torchbooks, 1960.

Kaku, Michio. Hyperspace. New York: Anchor Books Doubleday, 1994.

* Kavanaugh, Kieran and Larking, Erneste E. ed. John of the Cross, Selected Writings. New York: Paulist Press, 1987.

Keating, Thomas. Intimacy with God. New York: Crossroad Publishing, 1994.

_____________. Invitation to Love. New York: Continuum Publishing, 1992.

_____________. Manifesting God. New York: Lantern Books, 2005.

* ____________. Open Mind, Open Heart. New York: Continuum Publishing, 1992.

Kennedy, Robert. Zen Spirit, Christian Spirit. New York: Continuum Publishing, 1995.

_____________. Zen Gifts to Christians. New York: Continuum Publishing, 2004.

Küng, Hans. The Beginning of All Things - Science and Religion. Grand Rapids: Wm. B. Eerdmans, 2007.

Lama, H. H. The Dalai. The Universe in a Single Atom: The Convergence of Science and Spirituality. New York: Morgan Road Books, 2005.

_____________. In My Own Words. New York: Hay House, 2008.

Lederman, Leon. The God Particle. New York: Dell Publishing, 1994. “Meditation” Business Week 30 August 2004.

Matt, Daniel C. trans. Zohar. Woodstock VT: Skylight Paths, 2007.

* Newberg, Andrew and Waldman, Mark. How God Changes Your Brain. New York: Bantam Books, 2009.

_____________. Born to Believe. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2006.

O’Murchu, Diarmuid. Quantum Theology - Spiritual Implications of the New Physics. New York: Crossroad Publishing, 1997.

Origen. An Exhortation to Martyrdom. Trans. New York: Paulist Press, 1979.

Peacocke, Arthur. “The Sound of Sheer Silence: How Does God Communicate with Humanity” Neuroscience and the Person. Vatican City State: Vatican Observatory Publications, 2002.

Pennington, Basil M. True Self – False Self. New York: Crossroad Publishing, 2000.

Penrose, Roger. The Emperor’s New Mind - Concerning Computers, Minds, and the Laws of Physics. New York: Penguin Books, 1991.

Polkinghorne, John. Belief in God in an Age of Science. New York: Yale University Press, 1998.

_____________. Quarks, Chaos & Christianity. New York: Crossroad Publishing, 1997.

_____________. The Quantum World. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1989.

Pseudo-Dionysius, The Complete Works. Trans. New York: Paulist Press, 1987.

Rolheiser, Ronald. The Holy Longing, New York: Doubleday, 1999.

Russell, Jeffrey B. Inventing the Flat Earth: Columbus and Modern Historians. New York: Praeger, 1991.

* Suzuki, D. T. The Zen Doctrine of No-Mind. Boston: Weiser Books, 1969.

Meninger, William. The Loving Search for God: Contemplative Prayer & the Cloud of Unknowing, The Continuum Pub. Co, 1995.

* Merton, Thomas. New Seeds of Contemplation. New York: New Directions Publishing Corporation, 1961.

_____________. Mystics and Zen Masters. New York: Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 1967.

_____________. The Ascent to Truth. New York: Harcourt Brace & Co., 1981.

Morse, Melvin and Perry, Paul. Closer to the Light - Learning from the Near Death Experiences of Children. New York: Ivy Books, 1990.

* Schroeder, Gerald L. The Hidden Face of God: How Science Reveals the Ultimate Truth. New York: The Free Press, 2001.

Smith, Huston. Why Religion Matters. New York: HarperCollins Publishers, 2001.

Steiner, Rudolf. Mystics After Modernism. Great Barrington: Anthroposophic Press, 2000.

* Teasdale, Wayne. The Mystic Heart - Discovering a Universal Spirituality in the World’s Religions. Novato, California: New World Library, 1999.

* Teresa of Avila. The Way of Perfection. New York: Doubleday, 1964.

“The Science of Meditation” Time 4 August 2003.

“What’s in your Mind” National Geographic March 2005.

Watts, Fraser. “Cognitive Neuroscience and Religious Consciousness” Neuroscience and the Person. Vatican City State: Vatican Observatory Publications, 2002.

Wilber, Ken. A Theory of Everything. Boston: Shambhala Publications, 2000.

*_____________. The Marriage of Sense and Soul: Integrating Science and Religion. New York: Broadway Books, 1999.

Wiseman, James A. Theology and Modern Science; Quest for Coherence.

Woods, Thomas. How the Church Built Western Civilization.

Zammattio, Carlo. Leonardo The Scientist. New York: McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1980.

* Highly recommended


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