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The Velikovskian

The Journal of Myth, History and Science

Vol. III, No. 4 (1997)

Quota pars operis tanti nobis committitur


  • Thales: The First Astronomer,
    William Mullen.
  • Paradise and Disaster in T.S. Eliot's "Four Quartets",
    Roger W. Wescott.
  • Quantalism and Prehistory,
    Roger W. Wescott.
  • The History of the Revisionist Debate: A Personal View,
    Martin Sieff.
  • The Hyksos Pyramid Builders,
    Emmet J. Sweeney.
  • Confessions of a Philosophical Velikovskian,
    Hugo Meynell.
  • Sagan's Pseudo-sagacity: Style as a Reflection of Character,
    Hugh M. Martin.
  • Carl Sagan Exposed,
    Charles Ginenthal.
  • The Wayward Sun,
    Rand and Rose Flam-Ath.
  • Scientific American and Owen Gingerich on Velikovsky,
    Charles Ginenthal.
  • Stephen J. Gould and Immanuel Velikovsky, Essays in the Continuing Velikovsky Affair,
    edited by Dale Ann Pearlman, Reviewed by Hugo Meynell.
  • Phobos and Deimos,
    Lynn E. Rose.


William Mullen (Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin) was a tutor in Interdisciplinary Studies at St. Johns College, Annapolis. He was a Hodder Fellow, a Fellow of the Harvard Center for Hellenic Studies (1977-78), and an Associate Editor of Pensee, contributing scholarly articles to that journal, Velikovsky Reconsidered, and Velikovsky and Cultural Amnesia. Recognized as one of the world's leading classicists, Dr. Mullen is currently professor of Classics at Bard College. He graduated Magna Cum Laude with a B.A. from Harvard and was Phi Beta Kappa. He won the Bowdoin Prize for best undergraduate essay and is an Assistant Professor of Classics at UCLA Berkeley. Dr. Mullen is the author of Choreia, Pindar and Dance (Princeton University Press, 1982), and articles on "Dithyramb" and "Choral Dancing" in the International Encyclopedia of Dance, in addition to many other articles and published works.

Roger Wescott (Ph.D., Princeton University) is a Rhodes Scholar and did anthropological field work in Nigeria. He is Director of the African Language Program at Michigan State University and is author of over 40 books and 400 articles. Dr. Wescott is listed in Who's Who. He is Professor of Anthropology in the Social Science Division of the College of Liberal Arts at Drew University in Madison, New Jersey, and is Professor of Linguistics in the Humanities Division of the Drew University Graduate School. He is the first holder of The Endowed Chair of Excellence in Humanities at the University of Tennessee, and is former president of the Canadian and United States Linguistics Association. Dr. Wescott is current President of the International Society for the Comparative Study of Civilizations.

Hugo Meynell (Ph.D. in Philosophy of Religion, Cambridge University, England) is a lecturer at the University at Leeds in the Departments of Philosophy and Theology. He has published The Intelligible Universe: A Cosmological Argument and Is Christianity True? He also has published a work on Handel's operas and various articles in scholarly journals. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada.

Hugh M. Martin is a writer who is involved in work with scientists who have raised questions regarding the General Theory of Relativity.

Charles Ginenthal (B.A. Long Island University) is Editor-in-Chief of The Velikovskian, and is author of the book, Carl Sagan and Immanuel Velikovsky. He has published numerous papers in AEON and Meta Research Bulletin, as well as in The Velikovskian. Mr. Ginenthal is a coauthor and publisher of Stephen J. Gould and Immanuel Velikovsky and is author of a new book, The Extinction of the Mammoth, Vol. 111, Nos. 2-3 of this journal. He has contributed to Ruth Velikovsky Sharon's biography of Velikovsky, ABA, and also to the book, Rebels & Devils with authors such as Timothy Leary, William Burroughs, and Robert Anton Wilson.

Rand and Rose Flam-Ath are researchers and research librarians living in British Columbia, Canada. They have written a recent catastrophist book, When the Sky Fell-In Search of Atlantis, published by St. Martin's Press. They have spoken at catastrophist conferences and media broadcasts on crustal displacements. Colin Wilson stated, "If they prove correct-or even partly correct-they will have changed our whole view of human history."

Lynn E. Rose (Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania) currently retired, was Professor of Philosophy at SUNY-Buffalo and authored a book on Aristotle, as well as a variety of articles in several scholarly journals, such as the Journal of Near Eastern Studies, published by the University of Chicago. Dr. Rose has been Associate Editor and contributor to the journal Pensee and senior editor to KRONOS, as well as an editorial consultant for the Journal of the History of Philosophy. He is a co-author of Stephen J. Gould and Immanuel Velikovsky and Velikovsky Reconsidered.

Emmet Sweeney is a researcher who has written two books: The Lost History of Ireland and Genesis of Israel, based on the chronology of Immanuel Velikovsky. He has written articles related to the chronology of the ancient world in various journals.

Martin Sieff (M.S. Modern History, Oxford University), did his graduate study at the Landon School of Economics and is a co-founder of the British Society for Interdisciplinary Studies (BSIS). He was also a Senior Editor for Catastrophism and Ancient History, and is presently a State Department correspondent for The Washington Post, for which he has been nominated twice for the Pulitzer Prize for international reporting. He has also contributed articles on ancient history to this journal and to Aeon.