Michael Benner's
Suggested Reading List
reading List
Every blade of grass has its angel that bends over it and whispers, “Grow, grow.”
— The Talmud

Personal Development

Spiritual Development

As a Man Thinketh – James Allen The Secret Teachings of All Ages – Manly P. Hall
The Science of Mind – Ernest Holmes Mysticism – Evelyn Underhill
The Master Key System – Charles F. Haanel The Direct Path – Andrew Harvey
It Works – R.H.J. (Jarrett) The Perennial Philosophy – Aldous Huxley
Illusions – Richard Bach A Course in Miracles (3 volumes) – Foundation for Inner Peace
The Essential Charles Fillmore: Collected Writings of a Missouri Mystic - James Gaither Autobiography of a Yogi – Paramahansa Yogananda
The Law of Psychic Phenomena – Dr. Thomson Jay Hudson Kybalion – The Three Initiates
Think and Grow Rich – Napolean Hill The True and Invisible Rosicrucian Order – Paul Foster Case
Psycho Cybernetics – Maxwell Maltz The Nature of the Soul – Lucille Cedarcrans
The Secret of the Ages - Robert Collier The Varieties of Religious Experience – William James
The Power of Positive Thinking – Dr. Norman Vincent Peale Care of the Soul – Thomas Moore
How to Win Friends and Influence People - Dale Carnegie The Soul’s Code – James Hillman
The Relaxation Response – Dr. Herbert Benson The Mystical Qabalah - Dion Fortune
Dragon Doesn't Live Here Anymore: Loving Fully, Living Freely - Alan Cohen The Universal Language of Cabalah - William Eisen
Flow: The Psychology of Optimal Experience - Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi Kabbalah Tradition of Hidden Knowledge - Z'ev ben Shimon Halevi
A Return to Love – Maryann Williamson The Hieroglyphic Monad - Dr. John Dee
The Art of Loving – Eric Fromm The Scale of Perfection – Walter Hilton
The Intuitive Edge – Philip Goldberg The Cloud of Unknowing - Anonymous (Henry Suso?)
The Aquarian Conspiracy – Marilyn Ferguson The Way to Christ – Jacob Boehme
The Magic of Believing – Claude Bristol Sermons, Parisian Questions and Prologues - Meister Eckhart
Awaken the Giant Within: How to Take Immediate Control of Your Mental, Emotional, Physical and Financial Life - Anthony Robbins Meister Eckhart: The Essential Sermons, Commentaries, Treatises, and Defense - Edmund Colledge, Bernard McGinn, Eckhart, Houston Smith
Unlimited Power – Anthony Robbins Imitation of Christ – Thomas a Kempis  
The Dream Book - Betty Bethards Magic and Mysticism in Tibet – Alexander David-Neel
Lucid Dreaming - Stephen LaBerge Hypnotism and Mysticism of India – Ormond McGill
The Power of Now – Eckhart Tolle Pyschology and Alchemy - C.G. Jung
The Silva Mind Control Method - Jose Silva Hiram Key - Christopher Knight
In Tune with the Infinite - Ralph Waldo Trine and Stephen Hawley Martin Holy Blood, Holy Grail - Richard Leigh, Henry Lincoln, Michael Baigent
The Hero with a Thousand Faces – Joseph Campbell The Tomb of God - Richard Andrews and Paul Schellenberger
The Power of Myth – Joseph Campbell The Gnostics - Tobias Churton
Myths to Live by: How We Re-Create Ancient Legends in Our Daily Lives to Release Human Potential - Joseph Campbell The Gnostic Gospels – Elaine Pagels
Hypnotherapy – Dave Elman The Nag Hammadi Library - James M. Robinson (Editor)
Handbook of Hypnotic Suggestions
and Metaphors Edited - D. Corydon Hammond, Ph.D.
Giordano Bruno and the Hermetic Tradition – Francis A. Yates
My Voice Will Go With You: The Teaching Tales of Milton H. Erickson, M.D. - Sidney Rosen The Rosicrucian Enlightenment – Frances A. Yates
Feel the Fear and Do It Anyway - Susan Jeffers Alchemy, The Secret Art – Stanislas Klossowski de Rola
7 Steps to Emotional Intelligence - Patrick E. Merlevede MSc, Denis Bridoux, Rudy Vandamme Robert Fludd – Joscelyn Godwin
Getting Well Again – Dr. O. Carl Simonton The Divine Comedy: The Inferno/the Purgatorio/the Paradiso - Dante Alighieri
The Well Body Book – Dr. Mike Samuels The Dark Night of the Soul – St. John of the Cross
Seth Speaks – Jane Roberts The Interior Castle – St. Teresa of Avila
Emotional Intelligence - Daniel Goleman City of God -  St. Augustine
Primal Leadership: Realizing the Power of Emotional Intelligence – Daniel Goleman, Annie McKee, & Richard E. Boyatzis Yoga Sutras of Patanjali – Charles Johnston
Optimal Thinking - Dr. Rosalene Glickman Johannes Tauler: Sermons - Johannes Tauler, Maria Shrady
First Things First – Stephen R. Covey The Tree of Life – Israel Regardie
The Richest Man in Babylon – George S. Clason The Book of Spendours – Eliphas Levi
The Greatest Salesman in the World – Og Mandino Transcendental Magic – Eliphas Levi
The Dancing Wu Li Masters – Gary Zukov Atlantis Fugiens – Michael Maier
The Tao of Physics – Frijof Capra The Grail, Quest for the Eternal – John Mattews
The Holographic Universe - Michael Talbot The Prophet - Kahlil Gibran
The Will to Live – Arnold A. Hutschnecker The Secret Doctrine (2 volumes)– H.P. Blavatsky
The Sermon on the Mount - Emmet Fox Isis Unveiled – (H.P. Blavatsky) Abridged version by Michael Gomes
The Power of Your Subconscious Mind - Dr. Joseph Murphy Be Here Now – Baba Ram Dass
Dynamic Laws of Prosperity - Catherine Ponder Any of her 24 books - Alice A. Bailey
The Wisdom of the Enneagram - Don Richard Riso and Russ Hudson Siddhartha – Hermann Hesse
The Enneagram of Liberation - Eli Jaxon-Bear Eleusis and the Eleusinian Mysteries - George E. Mylonas
The Chalice and the Blade - Riane Eisler The Way of Zen – Alan Watts
The Consciousness Revolution - Ervin Laszlo, Stanislav Grof, and Peter Russell

The Teachings of the Mystics: Selections from the Great Mystics and Mystical Writings of the World - Walter T. Stace (Editor)

Transpersonal Psychology - Charles Tart The Three Pillars of Zen - Roshi P. Kapleau
Man's Search for Meaning - Viktor E. Frankl The Egyptian Mysteries - Arthur Versluis
Food of the Gods - Terence McKenna A Suggestive Inquiry into Hermetic Mystery – Mary Anne Atwood
The Mystic Path to Cosmic Power – Vernon Howard Story of Philosophy: The Lives and Opinions of the World's Greatest Philosophers - Will Durant
7 Kinds of Smart: Identifying and Developing Your Many Intelligences - Thomas Armstrong Thrice Greatest Hermes – G.R.S. Mead
Creative Visualization - Shakti Gawain The White Goddess – Robert Graves
Space, Time & Medicine - Larry Dossey The Holy Longing – Connie Zweig
On Children and Death - Elisabeth Kuler-Ross Living Buddha, Living Christ - Thich Nhat Hanh
Life After Life - Raymond A. Moody Jr. De Occulta Philosophia - Henry Cornelius Agrippa

When Bad Things Happen to Good People - Harold Kushner

The Essential Rumi - Coleman Barks
Women Who Love Too Much - Robin Norwood The Art of War - Sun Tzu
Crack in the Cosmic Egg - Joseph Chilton Pearce Tao Te Ching : 25th-Anniversary Edition - Lao Tsu, Gia-Fu Feng,  & Jane English (Translators)
Extraordinary Dreams and How to Work with Them - Dr. Stanley Krippner et al. The Adornment of the Spiritual Marriage - Jan van Ruysbroeck
Heart of the New Thought - Ella Wheeler Wilcox The Spirit of Love - William Law
Self Mastery Through Conscious Autosuggestion - Emile Coue
The Rhineland Mystics: Writings of MeisterEckhart, Johannes Tauler, and Jan Van Ruusbroec and Selections from the Theologia Germanica and the Book - Eckhart (Editor), Johannes Tauler, Jan Van Ruusbroec, Oliver Davies (Editor)

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