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INDEX OF AUTHORS

Middle names and initials of authors (and some titles) have been removed from the index due to space constraints, unless an author is well known by his full name. In the chapter where the author’s quotes appear, the middle initial or middle name and the titles are included. Note: Saints are located under "St." after the letter "S."

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Aaltola, Elisa ……. 24
Abbey, Edward 1927 14
Abu’l Ala 0973 04
Abdul-Baha 1844 10
Adams, Carol J. 1951 18
Adams, John Quincy 1767 08
Addison, Joseph 1672 06
Adkins, Rev. R. C. R. ……. 23
Adorno, Theodor 1903 13
Affleck, Casey 1975 22
Aga Khan, Prince Sadruddin 1933 14
Agnon, S. Y. 1888 12
Ahern, Pam ……. 24
Ahmed, Imam Qasim ……. 24
à Kempis, Thomas 1379 05
Akers, Keith 1949 17
Akhenaten, Amenhotep IV 1353 BCE 03
Albo, Rabbi Joseph 1380 05
Alcott, Amos Bronson 1799 08
Alcott, Louisa May 1832 10
Alcott, William Andrus 1798 08
Alexander, Cecil Frances 1818 09
Alexis-Baker, Andy 1975 22
Alexis-Baker, Nekeisha 1980 22
Allen, Patrick ……. 24
Alley-Grubb, Michele ……. 24
Alliluyeva, Svetlana 1926 14
Altman, Nathaniel 1948 17
Ames, Julius Rubens 1801 09
Amiel, Henri-Frédéric 1821 09
Amory, Cleveland 1917 13
Amos c. 770 BCE 03
Andrew, Bishop Agnellus 1908 13
Angell, George Thorndike 1823 09
Amory, Cleveland 1917 13
Arnetta, Frances ……. 24
Arnold, Thomas 1795 08
Arundale, George 1878 12
Arundale, Rukmini Devi 1904 13
Ashoka the Great 0304 BCE 03
Aurobindo, Sri 1872 11

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Bacon, Sir Francis 1561 05
Bahro, Rudolf 1935 15
Baker, Rev. F. C. 1889 12
Baker, Right Rev. John Austin 1928 14
Baker, Ron ……. 24
Balcombe, Jonathan 1959 19
Barbauld, Anna Laetitia 1743 07
Bardot, Brigitte 1934 14
Barnard, Christiaan 1922 13
Barnes, Donald 1937 15
Baron Houghton of Sowerby 1898 12
Barth, Karl 1886 12
Bartlett, Vernon 1894 12
Barton, Clara 1821 09
Bayly, Maurice Beddow 1887 12
Batt, Eva 1908 13
Beach, Marji 1980 22
Beale, Arthur ……. 23
Bear, Matt 1967 21
Beebe, Will 1877 12
Beecher, Henry Ward 1813 09
Bekoff, Marc 1945 17
Bell, Sir Charles 1774 08
Bell, Ernest 1851 11
Benson, Arthur Christopher 1862 11
Bentham, Jeremy 1748 07
Bergh, Henry 1811 09
Berkman, John (see Hauerwas, Stanley) 1964 20
Berry, Paul 1963 20
Berry, Rynn 1954 18
Berry, Father Thomas 1914 13
Besant, Annie Wood 1847 10
Beston, Henry 1888 12
Bigelow, Henry 1818 09
Biggle Jr., Lloyd 1923 14
Black Elk 1863 11
Blake, Michael 1945 17
Blake, William 1757 08
Blunt, Wilfrid Scawen 1840 10
Bonheur, Rosa 1822 09
Boone, J. Allen 1882 12
Booth, William Bramwell 1856 11
Booth, William 1829 10
Bourne, Francis Alphonsus Cardinal 1861 11
Boyd, B. R. ……. 24
Boyd, Gregory 1957 19
Bradley, General Omar 1893 12
Brain, W. Russell, 1st Baron Brain 1895 12
Brandt, Charles ……. 24
Brecher, Arie ……. 24
Breck, Lt. Comm. Edward 1861 11
Brennan, T. Casey 1948 17
Bricusse, Leslie 1931 14
Broadley, Rev. O. A. ……. 23
Bromwich, Rev. E. E. ……. 24
Bronte, Charlotte 1816 09
Brook, Daniel ……. 24
Broome, Rev. Arthur c. 1780 08
Brophy, Brigid, Lady Levey 1929 14
Bross, Irwin ……. 24
Brother Aelred ……. 24
Broun, Heywood Campbell 1888 12
Broussard, Bernard 1929 14
Brown, Judge Bailey ……. 24
Brown, Harold 1956 19
Brown, Margaret Wise 1910 13
Browning, Robert 1812 09
Brueggeman, Walter 1933 10
Bruner, Rev. Michael 1965 21
Brunner, Heinrich Emil 1889 12
Bryant, John 1942 16
Buber, Martin 1878 12
Buchanan, Robert Williams 1841 10
Buckner, E. D. 1843 10
Buddha Siddhartha Gautama 0563 BCE 03
Buffett, Edward ……. 23
Bulliet, Richard ……. 24
Bulwer, John 1606 06
Burbank, Luther 1849 10
Burke, Edmund 1729 07
Burns, Robert 1759 08
Burton, Craig 1949 17
Burwash, Peter 1945 17
Bush, Wilhelm 1832 10
Butler, Joseph 1692 06
Butler, Madelaine ……. 24
Butler, Samuel 1835 10
Butler, Virgil 1965 21
Byrd, Robert 1917 13
Byrom, Michael 1927 14

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Cadman, Rev. S. Parkes 1864 11
Cadoux, C. J. ……. 23
Callahan, Sharon ……. 24
Callow, Rev. Victor ……. 23
Calore, C. Richard ……. 24
Calvin, John 1509 05
Campolo, Tony 1935 15
Camuti, Louis 1894 12
Cannon, George Quayle 1827 10
Cantor, David 1954 18
Caras, Roger 1928 14
Carman, Judy 1944 16
Carpenter, Alicia 1930 14
Carpenter, Edward 1844 10
Carpenter, Rev. Edward 1910 13
Carpenter, Rev. H. Bernard ……. 23
Carroll, Lewis 1832 10
Carson, Gerald Hewes 1899 12
Carson, Rachel 1907 13
Carter, William Marlborough 1850 11
Cassuto, David 1963 20
Cave, William ……. 24
Cavendish, Her Grace Margaret 1623 06
Chalmers, Rev. Thomas 1780 08
Charron, Pierre 1541 05
Chavez, Cesar 1927 14
Cheeke, Peter ……. 24
Chekoff, Anton 1860 11
Chesterton, G. K. 1874 11
Cheyne, George 1671 06
Chicago, Judy 1939 15
Chief Tatanka Iyotank, Sitting Bull 1831 10
Chief Seattle 1786 08
Chitrabhanu, Sri Gurudev 1922 13
Christie, Dame Agatha 1891 12
Cicero, Marcus Tullius 0106 BCE 03
Clark, Rev. James ……. 23
Clark, The Rt. Hon. Kenneth 1903 13
Clark, Stephen R. L. 1945 17
Clarke, Rev. Adam 1762 08
Clarke, Sir Arthur 1917 13
Clarke, John Henry 1853 11
Clarke, Marji 1954 18
Clayton, Barbara ……. 24
Clement of Alexandria c. 150 04
Clementine (Homilies) 2nd C. 04
Cobbe, Frances Power 1822 09
Coetzee, J. M. 1940 16
Coggan, F. D., Baron Coggan 1909 13
Cohen, Murry 1941 16
Cohn-Sherbok, Rabbi Dan 1945 17
Coleman, Vernon 1946 17
Coleridge, Samuel Taylor 1772 08
Coleridge, Stephen 1854 11
Collard, Andrée 1926 14
Cook, Weston ……. 24
Corbett, Patrick ……. 24
Cordovero, Rabbi Moshe 1522 05
Cousins, Norman 1915 13
Cousteau, Jacques-Yves 1910 13
Cowherd, Rev. William 1763 08
Cowles-Hamar, David ……. 24
Cowper, William 1731 07
Crane, Frank 1861 11
Crisfield, Lemuel Ward ……. 23
Croce, Pietro 1920 13
Cronkite, Walter 1916 13
Crosby, Alfred 1931 14
Crosby, Ernest Howard 1856 11
Cudahy, Dan 1965 21
Cummings, Terry ……. 24
Cuppy, Will 1884 12
Cusack, Justice 1916 13

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Daggett, Herman 1766 08
Dalai Lama, His Holiness the XIV 1935 15
Damon, Bertha ……. 24
Daniel c. 606 BCE 03
Dansheill, L. T. 1914 13
da Vinci, Leonardo 1452 05
Darby, Pat 1942 16
Darwin, Charles 1809 09
Darwin, Erasmus 1731 07
Daubeny, Rev. Charles 1745 07
Davids, T.W. Rhys 1843 10
Davis, David Brion 1927 14
Davis, Karen 1944 16
Dawn, Karen 1962 20
Day Jr., Clarence 1874 11
Day, Doris 1927 14
Day, Rev. William ……. 23
Dear, Father John 1959 19
de Caussade, Rev. Jean Pierre 1675 06
de Chardin, Pierre Teilhard 1881 12
de Crévecoeur, J. H. St. John 1735 07
DeGeneres, Ellen 1958 19
de la Chambre, Marin Cureau 1594 05
de Lamartine, Alphonse 1790 08
de Mandeville, Bernard 1670 06
de Montaigne, Michel Eyquem 1533 05
de Quincey, Thomas 1785 08
DeRose, Chris 1948 17
de Rougemont, Denis 1906 13
Derrida, Jacques 1930 14
de Saint-Exupéry, Antoine 1900 13
Desai, Shri Morarji 1898 12
Deschner, Karlheinz 1924 13
Deval, Jacques 1890 12
DeVries, Ben 1979 22
Dhul-Nun al-Misri 0796 04
Dickens, Charles 1812 09
Dickenson, Emily 1830 10
Dietler, Wilhelm c. 1735 07
DiGiacomo, Dino 1947 17
Dinshah, H. Jay 1933 14
Dioum, Baba 1937 15
DiSilvestro, Roger 1949 17
Disraeli, Benjamin 1804 09
Dixie, Lady Florence 1857 11
Dobb, Rabbi Fred Scherlinder 1970 22
Dommer Sr., Luke 1930 14
Donjacour, Robert ……. 24
Dostoevsky, Fyodor 1821 09
Douglas, Justice William O. 1898 12
Douglass, Frederick c. 1817 09
Dowding, Lady Muriel 1908 13
Dowding, Lord Hugh 1882 12
Downes, Henry ……. 23
Doyle, Sir Arthur Conan 1859 11
Drinkwater, John 1882 12
Drnovšek, Janez 1950 18
Druyan, Ann (see Sagan, Carl) 1949 14
Dunayer, Joan ……. 24
Dunbar, Paul Laurence 1872 11
Duncan, Isadora 1877 12
Dunstone, Nigel ……. 24

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E., L. H. ……. 23
Earle, Sylvia 1935 15
Eddy, Mary Baker 1821 09
Edelman, Charles ……. 24
Edison, Thomas Alva 1847 10
Edwards, Father Adrian ……. 23
Ehrlich, Paul 1932 14
Einstein, Albert 1879 12
Eiseley, Loren 1907 13
Eliot, George 1819 09
Elliott, Beatrice 1954 18
Ellwood, Gracia Fay 1938 15
Emerson, Ralph Waldo 1803 09
Empiricus, Sextus c. 160 04
Empodocles 5th C. BCE 03
Erasmus c. 1465 05
Ernst, Stephanie 1981 22
Erskine, Lord Thomas 1750 08
Evans, Jon 1917 13
Evans, Joshua 1731 07
Eveland, Thomas ……. 24
Evelyn, John 1620 06
Ewart, Gavin 1916 13
Ezell-Vandersluis, Cheri ……. 24

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Fabricius, Kim 1948 17
Fallen, Dennis Joseph 1960 20
Farias, Kevin ……. 24
Faruqi, Shad Saleem 1946 17
Faulkner, William 1897 12
Feldman, Irwin 1946 17
Feldmann, John ……. 24
Ferguson, Miriam 1875 12
Ferrier, Rev. John Todd 1855 11
Field, Eugene 1850 11
Field, Julia Allen 1927 14
Fillmore, Charles 1854 11
Fleming, William Launcelot Scott 1906 13
Fletcher, Ralph ……. 23
Flinn, Angel 1981 22
Flynne, Lois ……. 24
Foote, George William 1850 11
Ford, Martyn 1954 18
Forster, Thomas 1789 08
Foss, Sam Walter 1858 11
Fossey, Dian 1932 14
Fowler, Neville 1938 15
Fowles, John 1926 14
Fox, John Makinson 1831 10
Fox, Rev. Matthew 1940 16
Fox, Michael W. 1937 14
France, Anatole 1844 10
Francione, Gary 1954 18
Frank, Rabbi Adam 1967 21
Franklin, Benjamin 1706 07
Fredericks, Janice 1952 18
Freeman, Edward Augustus 1823 09
Freston, Kathy ……. 24
Friedman, Kinky 1944 16
Fromm, Erich 1900 13
Froude, J. A. 1818 09
Fuller, Roy Broadbent 1912 13
Fuller, Thomas 1608 06
Furman, Lucy Salome 1870 11
Furnell, Very Rev. Dr. Raymond 1935 15

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Galsworthy, John 1867 11
Gandhi, Mahatma 1869 11
Gardner, Emily 1825 10
Gardner Jr., John Champlin 1933 14
Garrison, William Lloyd 1805 09
Gary, Romain 1914 13
Gassendi, Pierre 1592 05
Gellman, Rabbi Marc 1947 17
Genscher, Hans-Dietrich 1927 14
Gilbert, Joan 1931 14
Gisborne, T. ……. 23
Glasgow, Ellen Anderson 1873 11
Glazer, Rabbi Simon ……. 24
Gleizes, Albert Léon 1881 12
Glickman, Margery ……. 24
Godlovitch, Roslind 1944 16
Goldsmith, Oliver 1728 07
Gollancz, Sir Victor 1893 12
Gompertz, Lewis 1779 08
Goodall, Jane 1934 14
Goodwin, Derek 1967 21
Goudge, Elizabeth 1900 13
Gragg, Roy Dallas ……. 24
Graham, Rev. Sylvester 1794 08
Granger, Rev. James 1723 07
Greek, C. Ray ……. 24
Greek, Jean Swingle ……. 24
Greger, Michael ……. 24
Gregory, Dick 1932 14
Grenfell, Sir Wilfred 1865 11
Grisham, Sue ……. 24
Guest, Edward 1881 12
Guiliano, Geoffrey 1953 18

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Haas, Robert ……. 24
Hadwen, Walter 1854 11
Hahn, Thich Nhat 1926 14
Hale, Sir Matthew 1609 06
Hall, Lee 1961 20
Hall, Rebecca 1947 17
Hallie, Philip Paul 1922 13
Halteman, Matthew 1974 22
Hammer, Rudolph ……. 23
Hanish, O. Z. ……. 23
Hardy, Thomas 1840 10
Harris, John ……. 24
Harrison, Ruth 1920 13
Hartinger, Werner 1925 14
Hartley, David 1705 07
Hartley, M. Frida ……. 23
Harvey, Paul 1918 13
Hathaway, E. ……. 23
Hauerwas, Stanley 1940 16
Hawthorne, Mark 1962 20
Hawthorne, Nathaniel 1804 09
Hecquet, Philippe 1661 06
Hedge, Rev. Dr. Frederick ……. 23
Hedin, Sven Anders 1865 11
Heenan, Cardinal John 1905 13
Helps, Sir Arthur ……. 23
Herbert, George 1593 05
Herriot, James (see Wight, James Alfred) 1916 13
Hershaft, Alex ……. 24
Hervey, Rev. James 1714 07
Hesiod 0700 BCE 03
Heuss, Theodore 1884 12
Hildegard of Bingen 1098 05
Hildrop, John 1682 06
Hillenbrand, Laura 1967 21
Hills, Alison 1976 22
Hindi, Steve 1954 18
Hinsley, Arthur Cardinal 1865 11
Hippocrates 0460 BCE 03
Hirsch, Rabbi Samson Rafael 1808 09
Hodgson, Ralph 1871 11
Hoffman, Frank (see Hoffman, Mary) 1939 15
Hoffman, Mary 1937 15
Hogarth, William 1697 06
Hogue, Blanche Hersey 1868 11
Hollands, Clive 1929 14
Holmes-Gore, Rev. V. A. ……. 23
Hood, Thomas 1799 08
Hopes, Ken 1959 19
Horace 0065 BCE 03
Horkheimer, Max 1895 12
Horne, Barry 1952 18
Horsman, Jennifer 1957 19
Horton, David 1946 17
Hoyle, Rev. C. ……. 23
Hoyt, John 1932 14
Hudson, W. H. 1841 10
Hughes, Ted 1930 14
Hugo, Victor 1802 09
Hume, Major C. W. 1886 12
Hume, David 1711 07
Humphreys, Sir Travers 1901 13
Huxley, Elspeth 1907 13
Hyland, Rev. J. R. 1933 14
Hynde, Chrissie 1951 18

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Icke, David Vaughan 1952 18
Inge, Rev. William Ralph 1860 11
Isaiah c. 740 BCE 03

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Jackson, Glenda 1936 15
Jacobs Jr., Andrew 1932 14
James 1st C. 04
Jamieson, Dale 1947 17
Jammes, Francis 1868 11
Janisch, Nancy 1957 19
Jannaway, Kathleen 1915 13
Jaymes, Patty ……. 25
Jenyns, Soame 1704 07
Jerdan, William 1782 08
Jerome, Jerome Klapka 1859 11
Jesus the Christ c. 4 BCE 03
Jetha, Akbarali ……. 25
Jezer, Rabbi Daniel ……. 25
Johnson, Grace Mott 1882 12
Johnson, Pamela, Baroness Snow 1912 13
Johnson, Samuel 1709 07
Jones, Deborah 1948 17
Jones, Rev. T. L. ……. 25
Jones of Nayland, Rev. William 1726 07
Jordan, David Starr 1851 11
Josephus, Titus Flavius 0037 04
Josselin, Ralph 1616 06
Joy, Melanie 1966 21
Julian of Norwich c. 1342 05
Jung, Carl Gustav 1875 12

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Kafka, Franz 1883 12
Kalechofsky, Roberta 1931 14
Kant, Immanuel 1724 07
Kaplan, Helmut 1952 18
Kapleau, Roshi Philip 1912 13
Katz, Elliot 1934 14
Katz, M. Butterflies 1957 19
Kaufman, Stephen 1959 19
Kelch, Thomas ……. 25
Kelling, Carol Rose ……. 01
Kellogg, John Harvey 1852 11
Ken, Thomas 1637 06
Kennedy, John Fitzgerald 1917 13
Keplinger, Rev. Steve ……. 25
King David c. 1037 BCE 03
King, Dexter Scott 1961 20
King Jr., Rev. Martin Luther 1929 14
King Solomon c. 1011 BCE 03
Kingsford, Anna 1846 10
Kingsley, Charles 1819 09
Kipling, Rudyard 1865 11
Kirk, Glenn 1954 18
Klaper, Michael ……. 25
Klimke, Reiner 1936 15
Knecht, Hugo ……. 25
Kook, Rabbi Abraham 1865 11
Kowalski, Rev. Gary ……. 25
Krutch, Joseph Wood 1893 12
Kucinich, Dennis 1946 17
Kundera, Milan 1929 14
Kupfer-Koberwitz, Edgar 1906 13
Kyber, Manfred 1880 12

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Lagerlöf, Selma 1858 11
Lama, Eddie 1956 19
Lame Deer, John 1900 13
Landall, Lance 1951 18
Landau, Rabbi Ezekiel 1713 07
Landor, Walter 1775 08
Lang, Christian Lous 1869 11
Langley, Gillian 1952 18
Lansbury, Coral 1929 14
Lanting, Frans 1951 18
Larkin, Philip Arthur 1922 13
Latto, Gordon 1911 13
Laughton, Rev. George ……. 23
LaVeck, James 1963 20
Lawrence, John 1753 08
Lawrence, Kate ……. 25
Leachman, Cloris 1926 14
Leadbeater, Charles Webster 1854 11
Lecky, William 1838 10
Leclerc, George-Louis 1707 07
Leffingwell, Albert 1845 10
le Père Bougeant 1690 06
Leslie, Robert ……. 25
Lescher, Rev. Wilfrid ……. 23
Lewis, C. S. 1898 12
Lewis, Rev. Lionel Smithett c. 1880 12
Lichtenberg, Georg Christoph 1742 07
Lincoln, Abraham 1809 09
Lindberg, Anne Morrow 1906 13
Linden, Bob 1951 18
Linnaeus, Carolus 1707 07
Linzey, Rev. Prof. Andrew 1952 18
Llewellin, Rev. Richard ……. 25
Locke, John 1632 06
Loewenthal, Gary 1955 19
London, Jack 1876 12
Lopez, Barry Holstun 1945 17
Lord Byron 1788 08
Lord Mahavira 0599 BCE 03
Lord Shaftesbury 1801 09
Lord Tennyson 1809 09
Lori, Pierre ……. 25
Lucas, Joanna ……. 25
Luce, Clare Booth 1902 13
Lustgarten, Edgar 1907 13
Luther, Martin 1483 05
Lyman, Howard 1938 15
Lynn, William ……. 25

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Macaulay, James 1817 09
Maeterlinck, Count Maurice 1862 11
Magel, Charles 1920 13
Maher, Bill 1956 19
Mahler, Gustav 1860 11
Maimonides, Moses 1135 05
Manning, Cardinal Henry Edward 1808 09
Marcus, James ……. 25
Margolin, Malcolm (see Muir, John) ……. 10
Mark, Patty ……. 25
Marr, Anthony 1944 16
Martin, Mary 1966 21
Mason, James Neville 1909 13
Mason, Jim 1940 16
Masson, Jeffrey Moussaieff 1941 16
Masri, Al-Hafiz Basheer Ahmad 1914 13
Mather, Cotton 1663 06
Matheson, George 1842 10
Maurice, F. D. 1805 09
Mayo, Charles William 1898 12
McCarthy, Colman 1938 15
McCartney, Lady Linda 1941 16
McCartney, Sir Paul (see McCartney, Lady Linda) 1942 16
McClanahan, Rue 1934 14
McElroy, Susan Chernak ……. 25
McFarland, Jr., Cole 1950 18
McGrand, The Hon. Frederic 1895 12
McGraw, Ali 1938 15
McKenna, Virginia 1931 14
Mead, Margaret 1901 13
Meadows, Jayne 1920 13
Mell, Cayce ……. 25
Melville, Herman 1819 09
Mencken, H. L. 1880 12
Mendelsohn, Robert 1926 14
Menninger, Karl 1893 12
Menudin, Yehudi 1916 13
Merton, Thomas 1915 13
Metcalfe, Rev. William 1788 08
Micah c. 735 BCE 03
Michelet, Jules 1798 08
Midgley, Mary 1919 13
Mill, John Stuart 1806 09
Miller, Henry 1891 12
Milligan, Spike 1918 13
Mills, T. Wesley 1847 10
Milne, A. A. 1882 12
Mitchell, Rev. A. M. ……. 23
Montagu, Ashley 1905 13
Montapert, Alfred ……. 25
Moore, J. Howard 1862 11
Moore, Mary Tyler 1936 15
Moore, Thomas 1779 08
More, Henry 1614 06
More, Sir Thomas 1478 05
Moretti, Laura 1958 19
Morgenstern, Christian 1871 11
Morley, John, 1st Viscount 1838 10
Morpurgo, Samson 1681 06
Morris, Desmond 1928 14
Morris, Jan 1926 14
Morris, Sir Lewis 1833 10
Morrissey 1959 19
Moses c. 1500 BCE 03
Moss, Rev. Prebendary ……. 23
Mother Ann Lee 1736 07
Mother Cecilia 1859 11
Mother Teresa 1910 13
Mountain, Michael 1946 17
Muggeridge, Malcolm 1903 13
Muhaiyaddeen, M. R. Bawa ……. 25
Muhammad ibn 'Abdullāh c. 570 04
Muir, John 1838 10
Mumford, Lewis 1895 12
Munthe, Alex 1857 11
Murdoch, Dame Iris 1919 13
Murray, Gilbert 1866 11
Murti, Vasu 1963 20
Mutabaruka 1952 18
Muth, Bob 1938 15
Myers, B. R. 1963 20
Myers, Norman 1934 14
Mynarek, Hubertus 1929 14

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Nafshi, Rabbi Robin ……. 25
Nahmanides 1194 05
Nardone, Melani ……. 25
Natelson, Nina ……. 25
Nearing, Scott 1883 12
Neff, Flora ……. 23
Neihardt, John 1881 12
Nelson, Leonard 1882 12
Nevinson, Henry Wood 1856 11
Newman, Francis 1805 09
Newman, Ven. John Henry 1801 09
Newton, John Frank 1770 08
Newton, S. D. ……. 23
Nibert, David Alan 1953 18
Nibley, Hugh 1910 13
Nicholson, Edward 1849 10
Nicholson, George 1760 08
Nickoles, Pam ……. 25
Nietzsche, Friedrich 1844 10
Nijinsky, Vaslav 1890 12
Nirenberg, Laura ……. 25
Nobis, Nathan 1973 22
Nu, U 1907 13
Nunn, Henry Lightfoot ……. 23
Nursi, Bediuzzaman Said 1877 12

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Obama, Barack 1961 20
O’Barry, Helene 1966 21
O’Barry, Richard “Ric” 1939 15
Ochoa, Philip ……. 25
Olsen, Jack 1925 14
Origen c. 185 04
Orwell, George 1903 13
O’Steen, David ……. 25
Oswald, John c. 1755 08
Ouseley, Rev. Gideon 1835 10
Ovid 0043 BCE 03
Oxenham, Henry 1829 10

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Paine, Thomas 1737 07
Paley, William 1743 07
Pape, Edward ……. 23
Parr, Samuel 1747 07
Patrick-Goudreau, Colleen 1970 22
Patterson, Charles 1935 15
Paul, Alexandra 1963 20
Paul the Apostle 1st C. 04
Peace Pilgrim 1908 13
Peale, Norman Vincent 1898 12
Peli, Rabbi Pinchas 1930 14
Penn, William 1644 06
Pepperberg, Irene 1949 17
Pepys, Samuel 1633 06
Phelgye, Ven. Geshe 1956 19
Phelps, Norm 1939 15
Phinney, A. W. ……. 25
Phoenix, River 1970 22
Pick, Philip 1910 13
Pickarski, Brother Ron ……. 25
P!nk 1979 22
Pink, Rev. C. V. ……. 23
Pine, Leslie 1907 13
Piraro, Dan 1958 19
Pitcairn, Richard 1941 16
Pitman, Sir Isaac 1813 09
Pitt, The Right Hon. William 1759 08
Plato c. 427 BCE 03
Plotinus 0205 04
Pluhar, Evelyn ……. 25
Plutarch c. 46 04
Poe, Edgar Allen 1809 09
Pope, Alexander 1688 06
Pope Benedict XVI 1927 14
Pope Gregory III c. 700 04
Pope John XXIII 1881 12
Pope John Paul II 1920 13
Pope Pius V 1504 05
Porphyry of Tyre c. 233 04
Powys, John Cowper 1872 11
Prabhupada, A. C. B. Swami 1896 12
Preston, Elliott ……. 23
Preston, Margaret Junkin 1820 09
Primatt, Rev. Humphry c. 1735 07
Prince Maxmilian, Duke of Saxony 1870 11
Prince Peter Kropotkin 1842 10
Prince Paolo Troubetzkoy 1866 11
Prince Pierre Troubetzkoy 1864 11
Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh 1921 13
Prudentius, Aurelius 0348 04
Pryor, Richard 1940 16
Pulteney, Sir William 1729 07
Putman, Rev. Lloyd ……. 25
Pythagoras 0582 BCE 03

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Quarles, Francis 1592 05
Queen Victoria 1818 09

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Rachels, James 1941 16
Ragan, Patti ……. 26
Randour, Mary Lou ……. 26
Rangdrol, Shabkar 1781 08
Raswan, Carl 1944 16
Ray, John 1627 06
Raymond, Jennifer ……. 26
Razpet, Peter 1955 19
Regan, Tom 1938 15
Regenstein, Lewis 1943 16
Reid, Elspeth Douglas ……. 23
Rice, Pamela 1955 19
Richard, Paul 1874 11
Richmond, Rev. Legh 1772 08
Richter, Jean Paul 1763 08
Rifkin, Jeremy 1945 17
Ritson, Joseph 1761 08
Robbins, John 1947 17
Robinson, Jill ……. 26
Roche, Rev. Aloysius ……. 23
Rockett, Rikki 1961 20
Rogers, Patricia 1946 17
Rolland, Romain 1866 11
Rose, Kenneth ……. 26
Rosen, Rabbi David 1951 18
Ross, Rev. F. S. ……. 23
Rossetti, Christina 1830 10
Rousseau, Jean-Jacques 1712 07
Rowe, Martin 1965 21
Rubens, Stanley ……. 26
Rudd, Geoffrey 1909 13
Ruesch, Hans 1913 13
Rufus, Gaius Musonius 1st C. 04
Runcie, Lord Robert K. 1921 13
Ruskin, John 1819 09
Russell, Bertrand 1872 11
Ryder, Richard 1940 16

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Sagan, Carl 1934 14
Salamone, Constantina ……. 26
Saletan, William ……. 26
Salt, Henry Stephens 1851 11
Sand, George 1804 09
Sapontzis, Steve ……. 26
Saraswati, Swami Chidananda 1916 13
Satchidananda, Sri Swami 1914 13
Savage-Rumbaugh, Sue 1946 17
Schachter-Shalomi, Rabbi Zalman 1924 13
Schaeffer, Francis 1912 13
Schell, Jonathan 1944 16
Schmidt, Stanley 1944 16
Schoen, Allen ……. 26
Schopenhauer, Arthur 1788 08
Schul, Bill Dean 1928 14
Schwartz, Richard 1934 14
Schweitzer, Albert 1875 12
Scott, Sir Peter Markham 1917 13
Scott, Sir Walter 1771 08
Scully, Matthew 1959 19
Seneca c. 8 BCE 03
Serpell, James ……. 26
Sewell, Anna 1820 09
Shakespeare, William 1564 05
Shapiro, Rabbi Rami ……. 26
Shaw, George Bernard 1856 11
Shays, Christopher 1945 17
Shelley, Percy Bysshe 1792 08
Shelton, Herbert 1895 12
Shiva, Vandana 1952 18
Shoss, Brenda ……. 26
Simmons, Steven 1970 22
Sinclair, Upton 1878 12
Singer, Isaac Bashevis 1904 13
Sitwell, Edith 1887 12
Skriver, Rev. Carl 1903 13
Small, George ……. 26
Smith, Adam 1723 07
Smith, Colonel Eldridge ……. 23
Smith, Joseph 1805 09
Smith, Joseph Fielding 1876 12
Sobosan, Father Jeffrey 1946 17
Socrates 0469 BCE 03
Somerville, Mary Fairfax 1780 08
Soper, Rev. Donald, Baron Soper 1903 13
Southwick, Charles 1928 14
Spalde, Annika 1969 21
Spencer, Barbara Cook ……. 26
Spencer, Herbert 1820 09
Spencer, Patricia ……. 26
Spiegel, Marjorie ……. 26
Spira, Henry 1927 14
Stallwood, Kim 1955 19
Stanley, Arthur Penrhyn 1815 09
Stein, Gertrude 1874 11
Steinbeck, John 1902 13
Steiner, Gary 1956 19
Steir, Philip 1962 20
Stepaniak, Michael ……. 26
Stephen of Mar Saba c. 710 04
Stephens, James 1882 12
Sterne, Laurence 1713 07
Stevens, Christine 1918 13
Stevenson, Adlai 1900 13
Stevenson, Robert Louis 1850 11
Stewart, Jimmy 1908 13
Stockdale, Rev. Percival 1736 07
Stowe, Harriet Beecher 1811 09
Strindlund, Pelle (see Spalde, Annika) ……. 21
Strongheart 1917 13
Stubbes, Philip c. 1551 05
Sturla, Kim 1949 17
Subramuniyaswami, Satguru 1927 14
Swarthout, Glendon 1918 13

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SAINT (abbreviated “St.”)

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St. Ambrose of Milan c. 338 04
St. Anselm of Canterbury 1033 05
St. Anthony of Padua 1195 05
St. Basil of Caesarea c. 329 04
St. Benedict of Nursia 0480 04
St. Benno 1010 05
St. Bonaventure 1221 05
St. Bridget 1303 05
St. Catherine of Siena 1347 05
St. Ciarán of Saighir 5th C. 04
St. Columba, Colum Cille 0521 04
St. Filippo de Neri 1515 05
St. Francis of Assisi 1182 05
St. Gregory of Nazianzus c. 329 04
St. Godric of Finchdale 1069 05
St. Guthlac of Crowland c. 673 04
St. Isaac the Syrian c. 700 04
St. Jerome of Stridon c. 340 04
St. John Chrysostom c. 347 04
St. John of the Cross 1542 05
St. Martin de Porres 1579 05
St. Richard of Wyche 1197 05
St. Theophilus 0117 04
St. Thomas More 1478 05

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Tacitus 0055 04
Tagore, Rabindranath 1861 11
Tait, Lawson 1845 10
Taber, Gladys Bagg 1899 12
Tanzer, Deborah ……. 26
Taylor, Angus 1945 17
Taylor, Sir Henry 1800 09
Teale, Edwin Way 1899 12
Tertullian c. 160 04
Themistocles c. 524 BCE 03
Thomas, Mat 1969 21
Thomson, James 1700 07
Thompson, Dorothy 1893 12
Thompson, Rev. James 1930 14
Thoreau, Henry David 1817 09
Thurman, Robert ……. 26
Tilsen, Rabbi Jon-Jay ……. 26
Tiruvalluvar 1st C. BCE 03
Tolf, Francine Marie ……. 26
Tolstoy, Leo 1828 10
Tompkins, Ptolemy ……. 26
Traherne, Thomas 1637 06
Trine, Ralph Waldo 1866 11
Tryon, Thomas 1634 06
Tu Fu 0712 04
Turnbull, Canon Eric ……. 23
Turner, E. S. 1909 13
Tuttle, Will 1953 18
Tutu, Desmond 1931 14
Twain, Mark 1835 10
Tweddell, John 1769 08
Tyssul-Davies, Rev. J. 1872 11
Tzu, Lao 6th C. BCE 03

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Udny, Rev. E. F. ……. 23
Underwood, Evelyn 1875 12

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Valentine, Wendy ……. 26
Van Buren, Abigail 1918 13
van Loon, Hendrik Willem 1882 12
Varwawa-McIntyre, Joana ……. 26
Vaswani, Dada J. P. ……. 26
Vaswani, Sadhu T. L. 1879 12
Vaughan, Claudette ……. 26
Vaughan, Henry 1621 06
Vigneault, Elaine 1976 22
Volpe, Tina 1956 19
Voltaire 1694 06
von Balthasar, Hans Urs 1905 13
von Goethe, Johann Wolfgang 1749 07
von Görres, Johann Joseph 1776 08
von Humboldt, Alexander 1769 08
von Suttner, Bertha 1843 10
Vonnegut Jr., Kurt 1922 13
vos Savant, Marilyn 1946 17
Vyvyan, John 1908 13

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Wagman, Bruce 1957 19
Wagner, Richard 1813 09
Wagoner, Rev. Zandra ……. 26
Walker, Alice 1944 16
Waller, Robert 1939 15
Walsh, Rev. Dr. Walter 1857 11
Ward, Keith ……. 26
Watson, Donald 1910 13
Watson, Captain Paul 1950 18
Weaver, Dennis 1924 13
Webb, Stephen 1961 20
Weil, Simone 1909 13
Weil, Zoe 1961 20
Weitzel, Günther 1915 13
Wells, H.G. 1866 11
Wennberg, Robert ……. 26
Wentworth, Thomas 1593 05
Wesley, John 1703 07
Wesley, Susanna 1669 06
Wessels, Rev. Dr. Marc ……. 26
West, Jessamyn 1907 13
Westcott, Brooke Foss 1825 10
White, E. B. 1899 12
White, Ellen Gould 1827 10
White, Right Rev. John Chandler 1867 11
White, Theodore 1915 13
Whiteman, Rev. Philip ……. 23
Whitman, Walt 1819 09
Whittier, John Greenleaf 1807 09
Wiesel, Elie 1928 14
Wight, James Alfred (see Herriot, James) 1916 13
Wilberforce, William 1759 08
Wilcox, Ella Wheeler 1850 11
Wilde, Oscar 1854 11
Willard, Eugene Bertram ……. 23
Williams, Heathecote 1941 16
Williams, Rev. H. J. ……. 23
Williams, Howard 1837 10
Williams, Terry Tempest 1955 19
Willis, Jim ……. 26
Winfrey, Oprah 1954 18
Winograd, Nathan 1966 21
Wise, Steven 1952 18
Wodehouse, Sir P.G. 1881 12
Wolcot, John 1738 07
Wollen, Philip ……. 26
Wood, Rev. Francis ……. 23
Wood, Rev. John George 1827 10
Woolman, John 1720 07
Wordsworth, William 1770 08
Wosko, Marybeth ……. 26
Wrighton, Rev. Basil 1900 13
Wyler, Gretchen 1932 14
Wynne-Tyson, Esme 1898 12
Wynne-Tyson, Jon 1924 13

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Youatt, William 1777 08
Young, Brigham 1801 09
Young, Francis Brett 1884 12
Young, Richard Alan ……. 26
Young, Thomas 1772 08
Yourcenar, Marguerite 1903 13

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Zeman, Jr., Bruce 1969 21
Zola, Émile 1840 10

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BIRTH NAMES

Below, organized alphabetically by the underlined letter, are authors whose given name at birth differs from their commonly known name shown in the INDEX OF AUTHORS (above) and in the chapters. A few authors listed below have “also known as” names.

A

Abdul-Baha (1844–1921) [née Abbas Effendi]
S. Y. Agnon (1888–1970) [née Shmuel Yosef Czaczkes]
Sri Aurobindo (1872–1950) [née Aravinda Akroyd Ghose]

B

Baron Houghton of Sowerby (1898–1996) [née Arthur Leslie Noel Douglas Houghton]
Will Beebe (1877–1962) [née Charles William Beebe]
le Père Bougeant (1690–1743) [née Guillaume-Hyacinthe Bougeant]
Brother Aelred (birthdate unknown) [née Robert Edmunds]

C

John Calvin (1509–1564) [née Jean Chauvin]
Lewis Carroll (1832–1898) [née Charles Lutwidge Dodgson]
G. K. Chesterton (1874–1936) [née Gilbert Keith Chesterton]
Judy Chicago (1939– ) [née Judith Cohen]
Dame Agatha Christie (1891–1976) [née Agatha Mary Clarissa Miller]
Clement of Alexandria (c. 150–216) [née Titus Flavius Clemens]
J. M. Coetzee (1940– ) [née John Maxwell Coetzee]

D

Doris Day (1927– ) [née Doris Mary Anne von Kappelhoff]
John Hector St. John de Crèvecoeur (1735–1813) [née Michel Guillaume Jean de Crèvecoeur]
Jacques Deval (1890–1972) [née Jacques Boularan]
Lady Florence Dixie (1857–1905) [née Caroline Douglas]
Frederick Douglass (c. 1817–1895) [née Frederick Augustus Washington Bailey]

E

George Eliot (1819–1880) [née Mary Ann Evans]
Erasmus (c. 1465–1536) [née Desiderius Erasmus von Rotterdam]

F

William Faulkner (1897–1962) [née William Cuthbert Falkner]
Matthew Fox (1940– ) [née Akbar Jameer Nelson IV]
Anatole France (1844–1924) [née Jacques Anatole Thibault]
Kinky Friedman (1944– ) [née Richard S. Friedman]

G

Mahatma Gandhi (1869–1948) [née Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi]
Jane Goodall (1934– ) [née Valerie Jane Morris]
Dick Gregory (1932– ) [née Richard Claxton Gregory]

H

Paul Harvey (1918–2009) [née Paul Harvey Aurandt]
Horace (65–8 BCE) [née Quintius Horatius Flaccus]
W. H. Hudson (1841–1922) [née William Henry Hudson]
Major C. W. Hume (1886–1981) [née Charles Westley Hume]
Reverend J. R. Hyland (1933–2007) [née Janet Regina Hyland]

K

Thomas à Kempis (c. 1379–1471) [née Thomas Haemmerlein]

L

C. S. Lewis (1898–1963) [née Clive Staples Lewis]
Carolus Linnaeus (1707–1778) [aka Carl von Linné]
Lord Byron (1788–1824) [née George Gordon Byron]
Lord Mahavira (599–527 BCE) [née Prince Vardhaman]
Lord Runcie (1921–2000) [née Robert Alexander Kennedy Runcie]
Lord Shaftesbury (1801–1885) [née Anthony Ashley Cooper]

M

Ali MacGraw (1938– ) [née Alice McGraw]
Bill Maher (1956– ) [née William Maher, Jr.]
F. D. Maurice (1805–1872) [née John Frederick Denison]
Moses Maimonides (1135–1204) [aka Rabbi Moshe ben Maimon]
Rue McClanahan (1934– ) [née Eddi-Rue McClanahan]
Jayne Meadows (1920– ) [née Jane Cotter]
H. L. Mencken (1880–1956) [née Henry Louis Mencken]
Spike Milligan (1918–2002) [née Terence Alan Patrick Seán Milligan]
A. A. Milne (1882–1956) [née Alan Alexander Milne]
Ashley Montagu (1905–1999) [née Israel Ehrenberg]
Sir Thomas More (1478–1535) [canonized as St. Thomas More after death]
Samson Morpurgo (1681–1740) [aka Francesco Filippo Sarchi]
Morrissey (1959– ) [née Stephen Patrick Morrissey]
Mother Teresa (1910–1997) [née Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu]
Mutabaruka (1952– ) [née Allan Hope]
B. R. Myers (1963– ) [née Brian Reynolds Myers]

N

Nahmanides (1194–1270) [aka Rabbi Moses ben Nahman Girondi]
U Nu (1907–1995) [née Thakin Nu]

O

Richard “Ric” O’Barry (1939– ) [née Richard Barry O’Feldman]
George Orwell (1903–1950) [née Eric Arthur Blair]
Ovid (43 BCE–17 CE) [née Publius Ovidius Naso]

P

Paul the Apostle (1st century) [née Saul of Tarsus]
Peace Pilgrim (1908–1981) [née Mildred Norman Ryder]
P!nk (1979– ) [née Alecia Beth Moore]
Pope Benedict XVI (1927– ) [née Joseph Alois Ratzinger]
Pope John XXIII (1881–1963) [née Angelo Giuseppe Roncalli]
Pope John Paul II (1920–2005) [née Karol Jozef Wojtyla]
Pope Pius V (1504–1572) [née Michele Ghislieri]

Q

Queen Victoria (1818–1901) [née Alexandrina Victoria]

R

Rashi (1030–1105) [aka Rabbi Solomon bar Isaac]
Jean Paul Richter (1763–1825) [née Johann Paul Friedrich]
Rikki Rockett (1961– ) [née Richard Allan Ream]

S

St. Anthony of Padua (1195–1231) [née Fernando Martins de Bulhões]
St. Francis of Assisi (1182–1226) [née Giovanni Francesco Bernardone]
St. Jerome of Stridon (c. 340–420) [née Eusebius Sophronius Hieronymus]
George Sand, Baroness Dudevant (1804–1876) [née Amantine Aurore Lucile Dupin]
Swami Chidananda Saraswati (1916– ) [née Sridhar Rao]
Jimmy Stewart (1908–1997) [née James Maitland]
Strongheart (1917–1929) [née Etzel von Oeringen]

T

Lawson Tait (1845–1899) [née Robert Lawson Tait]
Tertullian (c. 160–235) [née Quintus Septimius Florens Tertullianus]
Leo Tolstoy (1828–1910) [aka Count Lev Nikolayevich Tolstoy]
E. S. Turner (1909–2006) [née Ernest Sackville Turner]
Mark Twain (1835–1910) [née Samuel Langhorne Clemens]

V

Abigail Van Buren (1918– ) [née Pauline Esther Friedman]
Voltaire (1694–1778) [née Francois-Marie Arouet]

W

H. G. Wells (1866–1946) [née Herbert George Wells]
E. B. White (1899–1985) [née Elwyn Brooks White]
Heathecote Williams (1941– ) [née John Henley Jasper Heathcote-Williams]
Woodrow Wilson (1856–1924) [née Thomas Woodrow Wilson]
Sir P. G. Wodehouse (1881–1975) [née Pelham Grenville Wodehouse]
Gretchen Wyler (1932–2007) [née Gretchen Patricia Wienecke]

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