Common training materials and original materials


Additional Site resources

Service to Others Merit Badges.pdf                                        Personal Development Merit Badges.pdf

Creative Pursuits Merit Badges.pdf                                        Monastic Order of Knights Garb for Ceremonies.pdf

 26 Guidelines


Guild Hall Reference Materials

Archaeology 101 AIA.pdf                                                      Mythology- Edith Hamilton.pdf   

Archaeology_Coursebook.pdf                                                Norse Mythology.pdf

Archetypes in Mythology.pdf                                                 Introduction_to_Archaeological_Report_Writing.pdf

World History_ Cultures States and Societies to 1500.pdf

Field Archaeology Text.pdf                                                    World History Text Book


 Reading Materials


Dawkins, Richard - The God Delusion (text)

Dennett, Daniel - Breaking the Spell (text)

Harris, Sam - The End of Faith (text)

Harris, Sam - Letter to a Christian Nation (text)

Hastings, Sean., Rosenberg Paul - God Wants you Dead (text)

Hitchens, Christopher - God is not Great (text)

Konner, Joan - The Atheist's Bible (text)

Martin, Michael - The Cambridge Companion to Atheism (text)

Meslier, Jean - Superstition in All Ages (text)

Michel, Onfray - Atheist Manifesto (text)

Mills, David - Atheist Universe (text)

Nietzsche, Friedrich - The Antichrist (audio)

Nietzsche, Friedrich - Beyond Good and Evil (textaudio)

Nietzsche, Friedrich - Twilight of the Idols (audio)

Pennock, Robert - Tower of Babel (text)

Sagan, Carl - Demon Haunted World (text)

Smith, George - The Case Against God (text)

Stenger, Victor - God: The Failed Hypothesis (text)



BDEA - The Diamond Sutra (text)

BDEA - The Sutra of the Master of Healing (text)

BDEA - Debate of King Melinda (text)

BDEA - Teachings in Chinese Buddhism, by Miao Yun (text)

BDEA - Maha Satipatthana Sutta (text)

BDEA - Heart Sutra (text)

BDEA - Essentials of Buddhism (text)

BDEA - Cloud and Water (text)

BDEA - The Book of Protection (text)

BDEA - Researches in Buddhist Psychology (text)

BDEA - Ultimate Science (text)

Buddha - Dhammapada (text, audio)

Campbell, Joseph - Buddhism (audio)

Tungpa, Chögyam - Cutting Through Spiritual Materialism (text)



Bible: King James Version (text)

Allen, James - As a Man Thinketh (text)

Catholic Church - Catechism (text)

Smith, Kevin – Dogma (movie)

Quaker Advices and Queries (text)

C. S. Lewis-The Weight of Glory



Confucius - Analects (text)



Tzu, Lao - Tao Te Ching - Translated by Gia Fu Feng & Jane English (text)

Tzu, Lao - Tao Te Ching - Translated by Stephen Mitchell (text + audio)

Tzu, Lao – Tao Te Ching – Four Popular Translations (text)


Eastern Philosophy

I Ching (Richard Wilheim Translation) (text)

Barefoot Doctor - Manifesto (audio)

Harden, Dane S. – Satsujinken & Katsujinken (text)

Hoff, Benjamin - The Tao of Pooh (text)

Musashi, Miyamoto - The Book of Five Rings (text, audio)

Nitobe, Inazo - Bushido - The Warriors Code (text)

Nitobe, Inazo - The Way of the Samurai (audio)

Soho, Takuan - The Unfettered Mind (text)

Tzu, Sun - The Art of War (text) (audio)

Tsunetomo, Yamamoto - Hagakure Book of the Samurai (text)

Yukou, Lie - Liezi (audio)

Watts, Alan - Philosophies of Asia (text)

Watts, Alan - The Book (text) (audio)

Watts, Alan - The Book: Extracts (text)


Economic Philosophy

Marx, Karl - Communist Manifesto (textaudio)

Smith, Adam - Wealth of Nations (text)

The Economist - Six Big Economic Ideas (text)

Venus Project - Resource Based Economy (video)



Bhagavad Gita - (Translation: Shri Swami) (text)

Upanishads (text)



General History Resources (links)



Quran (Translation: F. Malik) (text)



Tanakh (text)

Zohar (text)


Martial Arts/Physical Wellness

Watts, Alan - Meditation (audio)

Musashi Miyamoto - Dokkodo (text)


- Hard Style

Lee, Bruce - Fighting Method (text)

Lee, Bruce - Jeet Keen Do (text)

Lee, Bruce - Power of the Dragon (text)

Lee, Bruce - Speed Training (text)

Lee, Bruce - Strength Training (text)

Kon Muay Thai (Attack & Defense) (text)


- Soft Style

Chia, Mantak - Iron Shirt Chi Kung I (text)

J.M. Mitose - What is Self Defense? (Kenpo Jiu Jitsu) (text)

Aikido - The Art Of Fighting Without Fighting (text)

Self-Defense Nerve-Centers and Pressure Points (text)

Tai Chi Forms (text)


- Combination Style

Enamait, Ross - The Underground Guide To Warrior Fitness (text)

Kim, Ashida - Secrets of the Ninja (text)

Peters, E. Michael - Knife Throwing Techniques of the Ninja (text)

Talhoffer, Hans - Medieval Combat (text)

Ninja Meditations (video)



Book of Mormon (text)

The Thirteen Articles of Faith (text)


Mythology (Incuding Comparative Mythology)

Three Initiates (Sacred Magic) - The Kybalion (text)

Campbell, Joseph - The Power of Myth (textaudio)

Campbell, Joseph - Western Quest (audio)

Campbell, Joseph - Grail Legends (audio)

Campbell, Joseph - The Hero With A Thousand Faces (audiotext)


Miscellaneous Works

Brockriede, Wayne – Arguers As Lovers (text)

Lennon, John - In His Own Write (text)

1st Earth Battalion Operations Field Manual: Evolutionary Tactics (text)

Veary, Nana - Change We Must (text)

Universal Declaration of Human Rights (text)

Dee Brown - Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee (audio)

Frankl, Viktor - Man's Search for Meaning (audio)

McTaggart, Lynne - The Field (audio)

Millman, Dan - Way of the Peaceful Warrior (text)

Watts, Alan - Out of Your Mind (audio)

Star Wars - The Legacy Revealed (video)

Jiddu Krishnamurti - Freedom From The Known (text)

Coelho, Paul - Way of the Bow (text)

The Meaning of Life According to Rick & Morty (video)

Gibran, Khalil – The Prophet (text)

Conrad, Joseph – The Heart of Darkness (text)


Pagan (Including Wiccan)

 A Wiccan Bible    

Crowley, Aleister - Meditation (text)

Crowley, Aleister - The Collected Works Vol.1 (text)

Crowley, Aleister - The Collected Works Vol.2 (text)

Crowley, Aleister - The Collected Works Vol.3 (text)

Cunningham, Scott - Wicca - A Guide for the Solitary Practitioner (text)

Drew, A.J - A Wiccan Bible: Exploring the Mysteries of the Craft from Birth to Summerland (text)

Eason, Cassandra - A Practical Guide to Witchcraft and Magic (text)

Farrar, Janet., Farrar, Scott - A Witches' Bible - The Complete Witches' Handbook (text)

Gardner, Gerald - The Meaning of Witchcraft (text)

Miller, Richard - Magical and Ritual Uses of Common Herbs (text)

Hill, Greg - Principia Discordia (text)

StarHawk - The Spiral Dance (text)

Nine Noble Virtues of Asatru (text)



Dante - Divine Comedy (text)

Elliot, T. S. - Collective Works (text)

Frost, Robert - Collective Works (text)

Shakespeare - Poems (text)



Butler, Smedley - War Is A Racket (text)

Scahill, Jeremy - Blackwater: The Rise of the World's Most Powerful Mercenary Army (text)

Machiavelli, Nicolo - Various (text)

God of the Machine     


Religious (Including Comparative Religious Works)

Shamans, Sorcerers and Saints (text)

Young, William - The Shack (text)

Ham, Ken - Intelligent Design 4 Creation Vs Evolution (text)

Gods Must be Crazy (video)



Satanic Bible (text)



Hawking, Stephen - A Brief History of Time (text)

Dawkins, Richard - The Selfish Gene (text)

Lane, Nick - Power, Sex, Suicide: Mitochondria and the Meaning of Life (text)

Du Sautoy, Marcus – The Code
Episode 1 - Numbers: (video)
Episode 2 - Shapes: (video)
Episode 3 - Prediction: (video)



Marcus Aurelius - Meditations (text)

Lucius Annaeus Seneca – Letters From a Stoic (text)

Tao of Seneca – Vol 1 (text)

Tao of Seneca – Vol 2 (text)

Tao of Seneca – Vol 3 (text)


Western Philosophy

Spinoza, Baruch de, The Philosophy of Spinoza (text)

Baudrillard, Jean - Simulacra And Simulation (text)

Bandler, Richard - Frogs into Princes: Neuro-Linguistic Programing (text)

Davich, Victor - 8 Minute Meditation (text)

Leonard, George - Mastery (text)

O'Donohue, John - To Bless the Space Between Us (text)

Plato - The Republic (text)

Russell, Bertrand - Problems of Philosophy (text)

Tolle, Eckhart - The Power of Now (textaudio)

Miguel, Don - The Four Agreements (text)

Watts, Alan - The Joyous Cosmology (text)

Watts, Alan - Psychedelic drugs and the religious experience (text)

Monk, Ray - From Socrates to Turing (text)

Russell, Bertrand - A History of Western Philosophy (audio)

Epicurus - Principal Doctrines (text)

Plato - Regarding the Trial and Death of Socrates (text)

The Kybalion – The Seven Hermetic Principles (text)


Zen Buddhism

Watts, Alan - Way of Zen (audio)

Suzuki - Zen Mind, Beginner's Mind (text)

Glassman, Bernie - Bearing Witness (text)

Zengetsu - Advice to the Student (text)


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