Updated Bibliography

A missing entry was added to the bibliography of’ the lure of noma’ and hence, the list below is more complete than the book.

Ajzen, I and Fishbein, M. (1980) Understanding Attitudes and Predicting Social Behaviour, Englewood Cliffs, Prentice Hall, New Jersey

Antoine, H.F.M.P, Drumm, J. et al (2001) Absence of Germline Infection in Male Mice Following Intraventricular Injection of Adenovirus, Molecular Therapy, 4(6), p603-613

Argyle, M. (2000/2005) Psychology and Religion, Routledge, New York

Atran, A.F. and Norenzayan, A. (2004) Religion’s Evolutionary Landscape: Counterintuition, Commitment, Compassion, Communion, Behavioural and Bran Sciences, 27(6), p713-770

Auerbach, E. (1975) Moses, translated by R.A. Barclay and I. O. Lehmann, Wayne State University Press, Detroit

Axlerod, R. (1984) The Evolution of Co-operation, Basic Books, New York

Bauval, R. and Gilbert, A. (1994) The Orion Mystery: Unlocking the Secrets of the Pyramids, Mandarin, London

Bloch, M. (2008) Why Religion Is Nothing Special But Is Central, Phil. Trans. R. Soc. B, doi:10.1098/rstb.2008.0007

Bloom, P. (2004) Descartes’ Baby: How Child Development Explains What makes Us Human, William Heinemann, London

Bowlby, J. (1969) Attachment and Loss: Vol. 1. Attachment, Basic Books, New York

Boyer, P. and Bergstrom, B. (2008) Evolutionary Perspectives on Religion, Annual Review of Anthropology, 31, p111-130

Bowker, J. (2002) God: A Brief History: The Human Search for Eternal Truth, DK Publishing, London

Britannica 2001 Standard Edition CD-ROM, Britanica.com.au

Claridge, G and Davis, C. (2003) Personality and Psychological Disorders, Arnold, London

Clarke, A.C. (2000) Profiles of the Future, Indigo paperback, London

Collier, J. (1986) Entropy in Evolution, Biology and Philosophy, 1, p5-24

Crossan, J. D. (1992) The Historical Jesus: The life of a Mediterranean Jewish Peasant, HarperCollins Publishers, New York

Darwin, C. (1872/1998) The Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection, Senate, Middlesex

Davies, P. (2007) The Goldilocks Enigma, Penguin Books, London

Dawkins, R. (1976) The Selfish Gene, Oxford University Press, Oxford

Dawkins, R. (1986) The Blind Watchmaker, Penguin Books, London

Dawkins, R. (1999) Unweaving the Rainbow: Science, Delusion and the Appetite for wonder, Penguin Books, London

Dawkins, R. (c2004) The Ancestor’s Tale; A Pilgrimage to the Dawn of Life, Weidenfeld and Nicolson, London

Dawkins, R. (2005) The View from Mount Improbable, Penguin Books, London

Dawkins, R. (2006) The God Delusion, Bantam Press, Sydney, London

Dennett, D. C. (2006) Breaking the Spell: Religion as a Natural Phenomenon, Allen Lane, London

Denton, M. (1986) Evolution: A Theory in Crisis, Adler & Adler, Bethesda

Desharnaisi, R. A. and R. F. Costantinoz, R.F. (1982) Natural Selection And Fitness Entropy In A Density-Regulated Population, Genetics, 101, p317-329

Diamond, J. (1992/1993) The Third Chimpanzee, HarperPerennial, New York

Diomond, J. (1997/2005) Guns, Germs and Steel: A Short History Of Everybody For The Last 13,000 Years, Vintage, London

Drake, F. and Sobel, D. (1991/1994) Is Anyone Out There? Pocket Books, London

Edelman, G. M. and Tononi, G. (2000) A Universe of Consciousness: How Matter Becomes Imagination, Basic Books, New York

Ehrlich, C.S. (2004) Understanding Judaism, Duncan Baird Publishers, London

Einstein, A. (1954) Ideas and Opinions, Wings Books, New York

Eldridge, N. and Gould, S.J. (1972) Punctuated Equilibria: An Alternative To Phyletic Gradualism, in Models in Paleobiology. ed byT.J.M. Schopf, Freeman Cooper & Co, San Francisco

Evans-Wentz, W. Y. (1960) The Tibetan Book of The Dead, Third Edition, Oxford University Press, London

Fincher, C.L and Thornhill, R. (2008) Assortative Sociality, Limited Dispersal, Infectious Disease And The Genesis Of The Global Pattern Of Religion Diversity, Proceedings of Royal Society B, doi: 10.1098/ rspb.2008.0688

Fontana, D. (2003) Psychology, Religion, and Spirituality, Blackwell Publishing, Oxford

Frazer, J (1993) The Golden Bough, Wordsworth Edit.ons Ltd, Ware, Hertfordshire

Frith, C.D. and Frith, U. (2006) The Neural Basis of Mentalizing, Neuron, 50, p531-534

Gibran, K. (1926/1980) The Prophet, William Heinemann, London

Gould, S. J. (1998) Leonardo’s Mountain of Clams and The Diet of Worms: Essays on Natural History, Jonathan Cape, London

Gould, S. J. (1999/2001) Rocks of Ages: Science and Religion in the fullness of life, Jonathan Cape, London

Gould, S.J. (1977/1986) Ever Since Darwin; Reflections in Natural History, Penguin Books, Harmondsworth

Gribbin, J. (2004) Deep Simplicity: Chaos, Complexity and the Emergence of Life, Allen Lane, London

Gunaji, N. V. (1996) Shri Sai Satcharita, Shri Sai Baba Sansthan, Shirdi

Hallam, E. (1994) Saints: Over 150 Patron Saints for Today, National Book Distributors, Brookvale

Halpern, J. (1948) History of Our People in Bible Times, 3rd Edition, Shapiro, Vallentine & Co, London

Haraldsson, E. (1997) Miracles Are My Visiting Cards: An Investgative Report On Psychic Phenomena Associated With Sathya Sai Baba, Revised and Updated Edition, Sai Towers Pubslishing, Prasanthi Nilayam

Hassnain, F. (1995) A Search for The Historical Jesus, Gateway Books, Bath

Hatfield, E. Cacioppo, J.T. and Rapson, R.L. (1994) Emotional Contagion, Cambridge University Press, New York

Hauser, M. (2005) Our Chimpanzee Mind, Nature, doi:10.1038/nature 03917

Havecker, C. (2002) Understanding Aboriginal Culture, Cosmos, Brisbane

Hiriyanna, M. (1993) Outlines of Indian Philosophy, M/S Kavyalayam Publishers, Delhi, India

Hodgson, G.M. (2007) Meaning of Methodological Individualism, Journal of Economic Methodology, 14(2), p211-226

Ioannidis, J.P.A. (2005) Why Most Published Research Findings Are False, PLoS Med 2(8): e124

James, W. (1901) The Varieties of Religious Experience, Over 4000 Works of Literature, Eureka Multimedia

Kaila, V.R.I. and Annila, A. (2008) Natural Selection for Least Action, Proc. R. Soc. A, oi:10.1098/rspa.2008.0178

Kamath, M.V. and Kher, V.B. (1991/1997) Sai Baba of Shirdi: a Unique Saint, Jaico Publishing House, Mumbai

Kimura, M. (1968) Evolutionary Rate at the Molecular Level, Nature, 217, p624-626

Kirkpatrick, L. A. (1992) An Attachment-Theory Approach To The Psychology Of Religion, International Journal for the Psychology of Religion, 2, p3-28

Kirkpatrick, L. A. (1999) Toward an Evolutionary Psychology of Religion and Personality, Journal of Personality, 67, p921-952

Koestler, A. (1959/1989) The Sleepwalkers; A History of Man’s Changing Vision of the Universe, Penguin Books (ARKANA), London

Kondratove, A. (1974) The Riddles of Three Oceans, Progress Publishers, Moscow

Kusch, M. (1999/2006) Psychological Knowledge: A Social History And Philosophy, Routledge, London

Lang, A. (1900) The Making of Religion, 2nd Edition, Project Gutenberg EBook

Lennox, J. C. (2007) God’s Undertaker: Has Science Buried God, Lion, Oxford

Lewis-Williams, J.D. and Dowson, T.A. (1988) The Signs Of All Times: Entoptic Phenomena in Upper Palaeolithic Art, Current Anthropology, 29, p201-245

Lieberman, D., Toohy, J. and Cosmides, L. (2003) Does Morality Have A Biological Basis? An Empirical Test Of The Factors Governing Moral Sentiments Relating To Incest, Proceedings of Royal Society, B, 270, p 819-826

Maqsood, R.W. (2003) Teach Yourself Islam, Hodder Headline Plc, London

Margulis, L. and Sagan, D. (1994) Microcosmos in From Gaia to Selfish Genes; Selected writings in the Life Sciences ed. by C. Barlow, The MIT Press, Massachusetts

Meltzoff, A. N. and Moore, M.K. (1983) Newborn Infants Imitate Adult Facial Gestures, Child Development, 54, p702-709

Murphet, H. (1971/1997) Sai Baba: Man of Miracles, Macmillan India Limited, Chennai

Myers, D. G. (2002) Intuition: Its Powers And Perils, Yale University Press, New Haven

Nickell, J. (2001) Real-Life X- Files; investigating the paranormal, The University Press of Kentucky, Kentucky

O’Connor, D. (2001) Routledge Philosophy Guidebook to Hume on Religion, Routledge, London

Parker, A. (2003) In The Blink Of An Eye: the cause of the most dramatic event in the history of life, The Free Press, London

Prinstein, M.J., Borelli, J.L., Cheah, C.S.L., Simon, V. A. and  Aikins, J. W. (2005) Adolescent Girls’ Interpersonal Vulnerability to Depressive Symptoms: A Longitudinal Examination of Reassurance-Seeking and Peer Relationships, Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 114( 4), p676–688

Raffaele, P. (2006) In John They Trust, Smithsonian Magazine, Smithsonian.com

Rohl, D.M. (1995) A Test of Time, Volume One, The Bible – From Myth to History, Century Ltd, London

Roland, P. (2000) Investigating the Unexplained: Explorations into Ancient Mysteries; The Paranormal & strange phenomena, Judy Piatkus (Publishers) Ltd, London

Roll, W. G. (2003) Poltergeists, Electromagnetism and Consciousness, Journal of Scientific Exploration, 17( 1), p75–86

Scheidel, W. (1997) Brother-Sister Marriage in Roman Egypt, Journal of Biosocial Science, 29, p361-371

Seto, M.C., Lalumiere, M.L. and Kuban, M. (1999) The Sexual Preferences Of Incest Offenders, Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 108(2), p267-272

Shariff, A. F. and Norenzayan, A. (2007) God Is Watching You, Psychological Science, 18 (9), p803-809

Sheth, J.N, Mittal, B. and Newman, B. (1999) Customer Behavior: Consumer Behavior and Beyond, The Dryden Press, Fort Worth

Simmonds, P. (2004) RNA Viruses – Evolution in Action, Microbiology Today, 31, p163-165

Sjöö, M. and Mor, B. (1991) The Great Cosmic Mother: Rediscovering the Religion of the Earth, HarperCollins, San Fransisco

Singh, S. (1997/2002) Fermat’s Last Theorem, Fourth Estate, London
Hayek, F. A. V. (1942) Scientism and the Study of Society: PART I, Economica, New Series, 9(35), p267-291

Smart, N. (1989) The World’s Religions, Cambridge University Press, London

Sosis, R. (2003) Why Aren’t We All Hutterites? Costly Signaling Theory and Religious Behavior, Human Nature, 14(2), p91-127

Spurr, M. J. (2007) Sathya Sai Baba as Avatar: “His Story and the History of an Idea, Unpublished PhD Thesis, University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand

Steele, E. J., Lindley, R. A. and Blanden, R.V. (1999) Lamarck’s Signature: How Retrogenes are Changing Darwin’s Natural Selection Paradigm, Basic Books, New York

Tabor, J. D. (2006) The Jesus Dynasty, Harper Elements, London

Thompson, J. E. S. (1954/1993) The Rise and Fall of Maya Civilisation, Pimlico, London

Tuchman, B.W. (1984) The March Of Folly, from Troy to Vietnam, Alfred A. Knopf, New York

Velikovsky, I. (1973) Ages in Chaos, Abacus, London

Villarreal, L. P. (2004) Can Viruses Make Us Human?, Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society, 148(3), p296-323

Weiss, R. (2005) The Global Guru:Sai Baba And The Miracle Of The Modern, New Zealand Journal of Asian Studies, 7(2), p5-19

White, C. S. J. (1972) The Sai Baba Movement: Approaches to the Study of Indian Saints, The Journal of Asian Studies, 31(4), p863-878

Whitlock, F. A. (1987) Hysteria in The Oxford Companion to The Mind edited by Richard L. Gregory, Oxford University Press, New York

Wilkins, W. J. (1882/1982) Hindu Mythology, Rupa Paperback, Delhi

Williams, Dr. W. F. (2000) Encyclopedia of Pseudo Science from Alien Abductions to Zone Therapy, Facts On File Inc, New York

Wilson, C. (1987) Paranormal Phenomena and The Unconscious in The Oxford Companion to The Mind edited by Richard L. Gregory, Oxford University Press, New York

Winston, R. (2006) The Story Of God, Bantom Press, London

Zeevaart, J. A. D. (2006) Florigen Coming Of Age After 70 Years, The Plant Cell, 18, p1783-1789

Zimmer, C. (2002) Evolution, William Heinemann, London

(In the bibliography, it was tried to give the year of earliest publication whenever it was available.  This should give the reader the sense of the history of ideas in those publications.)

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The website aims to show the possible origin of religion through a ‘uniquely’ human process which has links to the seclusion of girls at puberty. It also advocates the view that the Paleolithic Venus figurines are related to these puberty rites and hence, the prehistoric Venus figurines may carry a much larger meaning. Thus, Religion is something more than a throwback from our animal past.
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