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I pursue a number of my research interests at any one time, as can be seen by the papers/articles/books I am currently working on:

The Sense of Meaning and Implicit Religion (MT13)
The Nature of God: A New Approach (MT41)
The Study of Finger Flutings (AR46)
Mirian Finger Flutings in Rouffignac Cave, France (AR61)
Meaning: Finding Our Place in the World (MT33)
A Panel of Multi-Media Severines in Chamber E of Rouffignac Cave, France (AR50)
Toward New Forms of Severines in Rouffignac Cave, France (AR63)
Revisiting Figures in Rouffignac Cave, France (AR48)
Dating of the Human Use of Rouffignac Cave, France (AR28)
The Finger Flutings of Gargas Cave, France (AR79)
Dreaming Time (AR36)
Symbol Making by a Young Child of the Upper Paleolithic (AR104)
The Tectiforms in Rouffignac Cave, France: A Forensic and Internal Analysis (AR105)
Zipf's Law and Finger Flutings in Rouffignac Cave, France (AR52)
Applying Zipf, Internal, and Forensic Analyses to Three Panels of Finger Flutings in Rouffignac Cave, France (AR62)
Using Zipf's Law to Demonstrate the Notational Nature of Prehistoric Art (AR53)
Fluted Animals in the Zone of Crevices, Gargas Cave, France (AR106)
Reconceptualizing Science and Religion on the Basis of the Study of the 16 Fundamental Motives (SR96)

Other items I've been working on during the last year and have either completed or put aside for the meantime:

(This list started on 27 November 2006):

Finger Flutings in Gargas Cave, France (AR103)

(This list started on 7 September 2005):

More about ‘More about Finger Flutings’ (AR102)
Human Uniqueness and Upper Paleolithic ‘Art’: An Archaeologist’s Reaction to Wentzel van Huyssteen’s Gifford Lectures (AR97)
More about ‘More about Finger Flutings’ (AR102)
Research on Prehistoric Line Markings (as of July 2006) (AR101)
Upper Paleolithic ‘Art’ and Human Uniqueness: An Archaeologist’s Reaction to Wentzel van Huyssteen’s Gifford Lectures (AR98)
Truth Constricted: The Theological Methods of Philip Clayton, Wentzel van Huyssteen, Nancey Murphy, and Alister McGrath (TM16)
Implicit Religion and the Sense of Meaning (EP48)
What's Written on the Walls: Prehistoric Line Markings (AR99)
Nightmares (AR100)
Happiness and God (MT40)
Beyond Internal Analysis: What Flutings Can Tell (AR96)
Religion and the Pursuit of Happiness (EP45)
Four Forms of Finger Flutings as Seen in Rouffignac Cave, France (AR95)
Ultimate Reality and a Naturalistic Framework of Meaning (MT36)
Science of God (TM01)
Evidence for Cave Marking by Paleolithic Children (AR86)
A Counterexample to the Shamanic Hypothesis Regarding Prehistoric Rock Art (AR93)
What’s Written on the Walls? The Use of Story, Science, and Methodology in Untangling Lines in French Prehistoric Cave Art (AR81)
2004-2005 Archaeology Grant Application: Outline (AR82)

(This list started on 6 August 2004):

Intentions behind Finger Flutings in the Desbordes Subchamber, Rouffignac Cave, France (AR87)
Finger Flutings in the Desbordes Subchamber of Rouffignac Cave, France (AR49)
The Study of Finger Flutings (AR84)
Techniques for Studying Finger Flutings (AR94)
Finger Flutings in Rouffignac and Gargas Caves, France (AR89)
The Scientific Approaches to Love and their Challenges to Theology (MT39)
The Empirical Approaches to Happiness and their Challenges to Theology (MT38)
Science of the Soul (EP47)
The Pursuit of Happiness: Evolutionary Origins, Psychological Research, and Implications for Implicit Religion (EP44)
Alexander Marshack, 4 April 1918-20 December 2004 (AR91)
Alexander Marshack, 1918-2004 (AR90)
Divine Projections (MT37)
Awakening Dreams (AR92)
Theology as Subject to Modern Experience
(TM15)
Report on the 2004 Rock Art Society of India Congress, the 10th Congress of the International Federation of Rock Art Organizations (AR88)
A Mathematical Metaphysic and System of Spiritual Thought Inspired by David Bohm (BM15)
Gargas Cave Report, 2003-2004 (AR85)
A Method for Studying Finger Flutings (AR47)
Visualizing the Rock Art Discipline (AR83)
The Finger Flutings of Rouffignac and Gargas Caves, France (AR70)
2003-2004 Archaeology Grant Application: Outline (AR78)

(This list started on 2 July 2003):

The Upper Chamber of Koonalda Cave, South Australia: Its Rockfalls, Their Weathering and Use (AR23)
The Floor of the Fluted Subchamber, Chamber A1, Rouffignac Cave, France (AR80)
Finger Flutings and the Evolution of Language and Cognition (EP43)
How Implicit Religion Functions in the Pursuit of Happiness (EP40)
Love and Happiness: Spiritual Thought in the Light of Behavioral Genetics and Neurochemistry (EP22)
Line Markings: Human or Animal Origin? (AR09)
Rejoinder to Comments by Geoffrey D. Aslin, Robert G. Bednarik, and R. G. Gunn (AR55)
Children and Paleolithic 'Art': Indications from Rouffignac Cave, France (AR77)
Severines in Rouffignac Cave, France: Implications for Paleolithic Ideas of Ultimate Reality and Meaning (AR67)
Our Ancestors Touch Us: The Writing of Early Humans (AR06)
Frogs and God (CO36)
Query for In the Spirit of Happiness (MT15)
Query for Love and Happiness: Spiritual Thought in the Light of Behavioral Genetics and Neurochemistry  (EP22)
Query for Natural Morality (EP18)
Trois Formes de Traces Digitaux (ou Severines) en Grotte de Rouffignac, France (AR60)
 

Below are links to descriptions of my ongoing projects, including relevant publications, under appropriate headings. The discussions I'm having with myself will find their way into the subject pages too. Further links from there enter the works themselves.

Archaeology

Natural Morality

Behavioral Genetics, Neurochemistry, and Spiritual Thought

Theological Method

A System of Spiritual Thought

Holistic Explanations

Science and Religion

To see something of how I prepare writing for posting on this site, click my ongoing experiment, Word to Web.

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