Bibliography

Missler, Chuck, Signs in the Heavens, The Mysteries of the Planet Mars (Briefing package), Koinonia House, 1991.

Ankerberg, John, and Weldon, John, The Facts on Halloween, Harvest House, Eugene OR 1996. A key reference for these notes.

Sykes, Egerton, Who's Who in Non-Classical Mythology, J.M. Dent, London 1993.

Encyclopedia Britannica

Patten, Donald W., Hatch, Ronald R., and Steinhauer, Loren C., The Long Day of Joshua, Pacific Meridian Co, Seattle WA, 1973.

Patten, Donald W., Catastrophism and the Old Testament, Pacific Meridian Publishing Co., Seattle WA 1995.

Encyclopedia of New Age Beliefs, Harvest House, Eugene OR 1996.

Swift, Jonathan, Gulliver's Travels, 1725.

Also the video, Halloween: Trick or Treat, Jeremiah Films, Hemet CA.

Notes (Many citations courtesy of John Ankerberg):

1. Jennifer deCoursey, "Monster Event for Marketers," Advertising Age, Oct 16, 1995, p.1,40.

2. The other three festivals were Lugnasad, August 1 (known in England as Lammas, and in Ireland as Brontroghairi); Beltaine, May 1 ("Bel" was the ruler of the Celtic underworld; "taine" means fire; in Ireland this festival was also known as Samradh or Cetsamain; in Wales it was Cyntefun); and Oimelc, February 1 (known in Ireland as Earrach).

3. Encyclopedia Britannica, "Celtic Religion."

4. Julius Caesar, Commentaries, Book 6, Chapter 18.

5. Lewis Spence, The History and Origins of Druidism, Aquarian Press, London, 1971, p.104ff.

6. "Celtic Religion", Encyclopedia Britannica Macropaedia.

7. Spence, p.159. And Encyclopedia Britannica.

8. Robert J. Meyers, Celebrations: The Complete Book of American Holidays, Doubleday & Co., Garden City, New York, 1972, p.259.

9. This custom originated with a vision of the Catholic Saint Odilo, Abbot of Glugny, who died in 1048. Ethel L. Urlin, Festivals, Holy Days and Saint's Days: A Study in Origins and Survivals in Church Ceremonies and Secular Customs, Simplin, Marshall, Hamilton, Kent & Co., London, 1915, p.201.

10. Dorothy Gladys Spicer, Festivals of Western Europe, H. W.

13. Ruth Hutchison and Ruth Adams, Every Day's a Holiday, Harper & Bros., New York, 1951, p.236.

15. Paul wrote a trilogy on Hab. 2:4, quoting in three of his epistles: Rom 1:17; Gal 3:11; and Heb 10:38. (Assuming Paul wrote Hebrews.)

16. Manuscript by his son D. Paul Luther preserved in the library at Rudolstadt, quoted by F.W. Boreham in A Bunch of EverlastingsorTexts ThatMadeHistory,,Philadelphia, 1920, p.20. Also, see Courson, p.33-38.

18. Joseph Gaer, Holidays Around the World, Little Brown & Co., Boston, 1955, pp.155-56.

19. Sue Ellen Thompson and Barbara W. Carlons, Holidays, Festivals, and Celebrations of the World Dictionary, Omnigraphics Inc., Detroit, 1994, p.132.

20. DeCoursey, p.41.

21. See Encyclopedia of New Age Beliefs, Harvest House, Eugene OR 1996.

22. Cited in Christianity Today, November 17, 1989, p.50.

23. Andrew Greeley, "Mysticism goes Mainstream," American Health, January-February 1987.

24. Robert Curran, The Haunted: One Family's Nightmare, St. Martins Press, New York, 1988, p.101.

25. Cult Watch, Harvest House, Eugene OR 1991, pp.257-81.

26. The Coming Darkness, Harvest House Publisher, Eugene OR 1993.

27. Russ Parker, Battling the Occult, Inter-Varsity Press, Downer's Grove IL, 1990, p.35.

28. Margaret Adler, Drawing Down the Moon: Witches, Druitds, Goddess worshipers, and other Pagans in America Today, the Viking Press, New York, 1979, p.108.

29. Marion L. Starkey, The Devil in Massachusetts: A Modern Inquiry into the Salem Witch Trials; Aida Besoncon Spencer, et al., The Goddess Revival, Baker Book House, Grand Rapids MI 1995, pp.198-99.

30. Cremation was not a normal Hebrew practice (Gen 38:24; Lev 20:14; 21:9; Josh 7:25). In this instance, the bodies were probably burned and mutilated by the Philistines.

31. The results of a play writing contest held a few years ago are available through K-House.

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