Bibliography

Science and Technique

Rage: A Step-by-Step Guide to Overcoming Explosive Anger by Ronald Potter-Efron MSW PhD

http://www.amazon.com/Rage-Step—Step-Overcoming-Explosive/dp/1572244623/ref=sr_1_3?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1348184780&sr=1-3&keywords=ronald+potter-efron

The above book was the first one I worked with for my own rage and anger and was very helpful as a starting point.

Healing the Angry Brain: How Understanding the Way Your Brain Works Can Help You Control Anger and Aggression by Ronald Potter-Efron MSW PhD

http://www.amazon.com/Healing-Angry-Brain-Understanding-Aggression/dp/1608821331/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1348184780&sr=1-1&keywords=ronald+potter-efron

This book follows the Rage book well and discusses more details about the brain, brain plasticity and setting new habits.

Why God Won’t Go Away: Brain Science and the Biology of Belief by Andrew Newberg, Eugene D’Aquili, and Vince Rause

http://www.amazon.com/Why-God-Wont-Go-Away/dp/034544034X/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1348184914&sr=1-1&keywords=why+god+won%27t+go+away+brain+science+and+the+biology+of+belief

A good layman’s book on how religion and the brain interact and how some mysticism works.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Character_Strengths_and_Virtues

An attempt to look for positive psychological traits.

Heathenry and History

Barbarian Rites: The Spiritual World of the Vikings and the Germanic Tribes by Hans-Peter Hasenfratz Ph.D.

http://www.amazon.com/Barbarian-Rites-Spiritual-Vikings-Germanic/dp/1594774218/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1348185009&sr=1-1&keywords=barbarian+rites+the+spiritual+world+of+the+vikings+and+the+germanic+tribes

The Road to Hel: A Study of the Conception of the Dead in Old Norse Literature by Hilda Roderick Ellis Davidson (Note, the book was written in 1943 so more recent sources are better for a true scholar.)

http://www.amazon.com/The-Road-Hel-Conception-ebook/dp/B006RDIP92/ref=sr_1_3?ie=UTF8&qid=1357330879&sr=8-3&keywords=road+to+hel

Freya, Lady, Vanadis: An Introduction to the Goddess by Patricia M. Lafayllve

http://www.amazon.com/Freyja-Lady-Vanadis-Introduction-Goddess/dp/1598004212/ref=sr_1_4?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1367693663&sr=1-4&keywords=freya

Book on the battle of Teutoberg Forest that stopped the Roman Empire and shaped Germanic and later cultures

http://www.amazon.com/The-Battle-That-Stopped-Rome/dp/0393326438

BBC Web entry on Heathenry

http://www.bbc.co.uk/religion/religions/paganism/subdivisions/heathenry_1.shtml

Philosophy

Meditations by Marcus Aurelius (There are many translations, I would recommend several.)

Boxing and Fighting

Some sort of physical outlet is often important when dealing with rage and boxing has a long history.  Here are a few books which might help:

Championship Fighting by Jack Dempsey

http://archive.org/stream/ChampionshipFighting/JackDempsey-ChampionshipFightingoriginal#page/n1/mode/2up

The Professor in the Cage by Jonathon Gottschall

http://www.amazon.com/The-Professor-Cage-Fight-Watch/dp/1594205639

A Man’s World by Donald McRae

https://www.amazon.com/Mans-World-Double-Emile-Griffith/dp/147113234X/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1469999124&sr=1-1&keywords=a+man%27s+world

Ghosts of Manila

https://www.amazon.com/Ghosts-Manila-Fateful-Between-Muhammad/dp/0060954809/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1469999160&sr=1-1&keywords=ghosts+of+manila

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