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peer-reviewed publications include:
 
     
P. James & M. A. van der Sluijs, 'The Fall of Phaethon in Context: A New Synthesis of Mythological, Archaeological and Geological Evidence', Journal of Ancient Near Eastern Religions, 16. 1 (2016), 67-94  
P. James & M. A. van der Sluijs, 'Revisiting the Colour of Saturn as Perceived in Antiquity', The Observatory, 134. 1241 (August 2014), 210-212  
M. A. van der Sluijs, 'A Common Miscitation of William Gilbert', Eos, Transactions American Geophysical Union, 95. 16 (22 April 2014), 137  
M. A. van der Sluijs & P. James, 'Saturn as the 'Sun of Night' in Ancient Near Eastern Tradition', Aula Orientalis, 31. 2 (2013), 279-321  
M. A. van der Sluijs & R. J. Johnson, 'Geometry of an Intense Auroral Column as Recorded in Rock Art', Journal of Scientific Exploration, 27. 2 (2013), 227-246  

P. James & M. A. van der Sluijs, ''Silver': A Hurrian Phaethon', Journal of Ancient Near Eastern Religions, 12. 2 (2012), 237-251

 

M. A. van der Sluijs, 'Closing Gaps in Traditional Sky Lore', Perspectives on Science, 20. 1 (2012), 1-43

 

M. A. van der Sluijs, 'The Wish-Granting Jewel: Exploring the Buddhist Origins of the Holy Grail', Viator; Medieval and Renaissance Studies, 42. 2 (2011), 1-48

 
M. A. van der Sluijs & A. L. Peratt, 'Astronomical Petroglyphs - Searching for Rock Art Evidence for an Ancient Super Aurora', Expedition, 52. 2 (2010), 33-42  

P. James & M. A. van der Sluijs, 'Saturn's Phoebe Ring and Ancient Babylonian Observations', The Observatory, 130. 1215 (April 2010), 89-91

 

M. A. van der Sluijs, 'The Dragon of the Eclipses - A Note', Culture and Cosmos; A Journal of the History of Astrology and Cultural Astronomy, 13. 1 (2009), 63-75

 

M. A. van der Sluijs, 'Who Are the 'Attendants of Helios'?', Journal of the American Oriental Society, 129. 2 (2009), 169-177

 

M. A. van der Sluijs, 'Three Ancient Reports of Near-Death Experiences: Bremmer Revisited', Journal of Near-Death Studies, 27. 4 (2009), 223-253

 

M. A. van der Sluijs, 'Hll: Lord of the Sickle', Journal of Near Eastern Studies, 68. 4 (2009), 269-281

 

M. A. van der Sluijs & A. L. Peratt, 'The Ourobˇros as an Auroral Phenomenon', Journal of Folklore Research, 46. 1 (2009), 3-41

 

M. A. van der Sluijs, 'Multiple Morning Stars in Oral Cosmological Traditions', Numen; International Review for the History of Religions, 56 (2009), 459-476

 

M. A. van der Sluijs, review of L. Piccardi & W. B. Masse (eds.), Myth and Geology ('Geological Society Special Publications', 273; London: The Geological Society, 2007), Myth & Symbol, 5. 2 (2009), 58-74

 

P. James & M. A. van der Sluijs, 'Ziggurats, Colors, and Planets: Rawlinson Revisited', Journal of Cuneiform Studies, 60 (2008), 57-79

 

M. A. van der Sluijs, 'On the Wings of Love', Journal of Ancient Near Eastern Religions, 8. 2 (2008), 219-251

 

A. L. Peratt, J. McGovern, A. H. Q÷yawayma, M. A. van der Sluijs & M. G. Peratt, 'Characteristics for the Occurrence of a High-Current Z-Pinch Aurora as Recorded in Antiquity Part II: Directionality and Source', IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science, 35. 4 (2007), 778-807

 

A. L. Peratt, M. A. van der Sluijs, J. McGovern & P. Bustamante, 'Virtual Image Reconstruction of an Intense Z-Pinch Aurora at Earth's Southern Axis from Archaic Petroglyphs' (conference record, Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Pulsed Power and Plasma Science; Albuquerque, New Mexico, 2007), 623

 

M. A. van der Sluijs & A. L. Peratt, 'Intense Prehistoric Auroral Z-Pinch Recordings: Surveys of South Korean and Thailand Petroglyphs' (conference record, Proceedings of the 33rd IEEE International Conference on Plasma Science; Traverse City, Michigan, 2006), 340

 

M. A. van der Sluijs, 'Phaethon and the Great Year', Apeiron; A Journal for Ancient Philosophy and Science, 39. 1 (2006), 57-90

 

A. L. Peratt, M. A. van der Sluijs & D. A. Scott, 'Evidence of an Influx of Interstellar Plasma from Archaic Z-Pinch Recordings', Bulletin of the American Physical Society (Tampa, Florida, 2005)

 

A. L. Peratt, D. A. Scott & M. A. van der Sluijs, 'Orientation of Intense Z-Pinch Instabilities from an Intense Aurora as Recorded in Prehistory', Bulletin of the American Physical Society; 46th Annual Meeting of the Division of Plasma Physics (Savannah, Georgia, 2004)

 

M. A. van der Sluijs, 'A Possible Babylonian Precursor to the Theory of Ecpyrōsis', Culture and Cosmos; A Journal of the History of Astrology and Cultural Astronomy, 9. 2 (2005), 1-19

 

M. A. van der Sluijs, 'The World Axis as an Atmospheric Phenomenon', Cosmos; The Journal of the Traditional Cosmology Society, 21. 1 (2005), 3-52

 
     
     
 
other publications include:
 
     
M. A. van der Sluijs, Traditional Cosmology; The Global Mythology of Cosmic Creation and Destruction (Vancouver: All-Round Publications, 2018), in 6 volumes:
5: Solar and Lunar Anomalies, ISBN paperback 9781999438302
6: Miscellaneous Themes, ISBN paperback 9781999438319
 
M. A. van der Sluijs, 'Nieuwe Stroming in Bijna-Dood-Studies?', Frontier Magazine, 23. 3 (2017), 32-38 (Dutch)  
M. A. van der Sluijs, 'In Memoriam. Han Kloosterman - A Romantic Catastrophist (1931-2016), SIS Chronology & Catastrophism Review (2017: 1), 3-4  
M. A. van der Sluijs, 'A Geomagnetic Approach to Traditions of Axes Mundi; Parts III and IV', SIS Chronology & Catastrophism Review (2017: 1), 4-18  
M. A. van der Sluijs, obituary for Han Kloosterman, Fortean Times; The World of Strange Phenomena, 351 (March 2017), 23-25 (original, unedited text)  
M. A. van der Sluijs, 'A Geomagnetic Approach to Traditions of Axes Mundi; Part II', SIS Chronology & Catastrophism Review (2016: 3), 12-23  
M. A. van der Sluijs, 'A Geomagnetic Approach to Traditions of Axes Mundi; Part I', SIS Chronology & Catastrophism Review (2016: 2), 13-27  
R. J. Johnson & M. A. van der Sluijs, 'A Note on Plasmoids on the 100th Anniversary of the Birth of Winston H. Bostick', SIS Chronology & Catastrophism Review (2016: 2), 43-46  
M. A. van der Sluijs, 'The Usselo Layer, the Global Conflagration and the Vanishing Act', a translation of H. Kloosterman, 'De Laag van Usselo, de Wereldbrand en de Verdwijntruc' (2000), SIS Chronology & Catastrophism Review (2015: 3), 3-9  
M. A. van der Sluijs, 'I Sing the Mind Electric', Fortean Times; The World of Strange Phenomena, 323 (January 2015), 40-43  

M. A. van der Sluijs, 'A Response to Cardona's Objections', SIS Chronology & Catastrophism Review (2013), 51-56

 

M. A. van der Sluijs, 'The Sun Man', SIS Chronology & Catastrophism Workshop (2013: 1), 31-32

 

M. A. van der Sluijs, 'The Very Stones Cry Out', SIS Chronology & Catastrophism Workshop (2012: 2), 36

 

M. A. van der Sluijs, 'Caught in the Crossfire', SIS Chronology & Catastrophism Workshop (2012: 2), 32-33

 

M. A. van der Sluijs, 'As Below, So Above', SIS Chronology & Catastrophism Workshop (2012: 1), 24-25

 

M. A. van der Sluijs, 'The Ouroboros and the Aurora', in W. Welling (ed.), Dangerous and Divine; the Secret of the Serpent (Amsterdam: KIT Publishers, 2012), 148-153 = M. A. van der Sluijs, 'De Ouroboros en de Aurora', in W. Welling (ed.), Goddelijk en Griezelig; Het Geheim van de Slang (Amsterdam: KIT Publishers, 2012), 148-153 (Dutch)

 

M. A. van der Sluijs, obituary for Richard Stothers, Fortean Times; The World of Strange Phenomena, 285 (2012), 26

 

M. A. van der Sluijs, 'Seeing Things - In the Sky', SIS Chronology & Catastrophism Workshop (2011: 2), 26-28

 

M. A. van der Sluijs, Traditional Cosmology; The Global Mythology of Cosmic Creation and Destruction (London: All-Round Publications, 2011), in 6 volumes:
1: Preliminaries; Formation, ISBN hardback 9780955665578, paperback 9780955665530
2: Functions, ISBN hardback 9780955665585, paperback 9780955665547
3: Differentiation, ISBN hardback 9780955665592, paperback 9780955665554
4: Disintegration, ISBN hardback 9780957061101, paperback 9780955665561

 

M. A. van der Sluijs, 'Towards a History of Plasma-Universe Theory', in C. Whitney (ed.), Proceedings of the Natural Philosophy Alliance, vol. 8: 18th Annual Conference of the NPA, 6-9 July 2011 at the University of Maryland, College Park, USA (Mount Airy, Maryland: Natural Philosophy Alliance, 2011), 662-668

 

M. A. van der Sluijs, 'Capron and the Crop Circles', Fortean Times; The World of Strange Phenomena, 275 (May 2011), 50-51

 

M. A. van der Sluijs, 'Does it Matter?', SIS Chronology & Catastrophism Workshop (2011: 1), 25-26

 

M. A. van der Sluijs, 'Elementary Knowledge', SIS Chronology & Catastrophism Workshop (2010: 2), 24-25

 

M. A. van der Sluijs & S. H. Jo, All about London 런던이야기 (Seoul, South Korea: Nexus, 2010; ISBN 978-89-6000-884-7 13740)

 

M. A. van der Sluijs, 'Johann Radlof: The Father of Planetary Catastrophism', in I. Tresman (ed.), Quantavolution: Challenges to Conventional Science; Dedicated to Alfred de Grazia on his 90th Birthday (Dec 29, 2009) (Sandbach, United Kingdom: Knowledge Computing, 2010), 337-348

 

M. A. van der Sluijs, 'Plasma Mythology - A Research Programme', SIS Chronology & Catastrophism Review (2010), 3-10

 

M. A. van der Sluijs, 'Fortean Traveller 70. The Palpa Lines, Peru', Fortean Times; The World of Strange Phenomena, 263 (2010), 74-76

 

M. A. van der Sluijs, 'Joining the Dots Part One: Fireworks on New Year's Day', SIS Chronology & Catastrophism Workshop (2009: 3), 27-28

 

M. A. van der Sluijs, 'Joining the Dots Part Two: The Dating in the Sky', SIS Chronology & Catastrophism Workshop (2009: 3), 28-29

 

M. A. van der Sluijs, 'An Aristotelian Hangover', SIS Chronology & Catastrophism Review (2009), 39

 

M. A. van der Sluijs, 'Rotsvast Bewijs voor een Prehistorisch Poollicht', Frontier, 14. 5 (2008), 64-69 (Dutch)

 

M. A. van der Sluijs, 'Ancient Traditions: What Can they Tell us about the History of the Earth?', SIS Chronology & Catastrophism Review, 'Proceedings of the SIS Cambridge Conference, FitzWilliam College 31st August - 2nd September 2007' (2008), 56-67

 

M. A. van der Sluijs, 'A String Theory for the Sun', SIS Chronology & Catastrophism Workshop (2008: 2), 27

 

M. A. van der Sluijs, 'Korea's Prehistoric Past', The East Asian Monthly Business Newspaper, 9 (2008), 24-25

 

M. A. van der Sluijs, 'Konglish: Tips from the Author of '111 Antidotes to Konglish'', The East Asian Monthly Business Newspaper, 7 (2008), 24

 

M. A. van der Sluijs, 'Konglish: Tips from the Author of '111 Antidotes to Konglish'', The East Asian Monthly Business Newspaper, 6 (2008), 18

 

M. A. van der Sluijs, 'Peopling the Mythical Landscape', Wellness Times; Alternative Journal of Body, Mind & Spirit, 4. 3 (2008), 3-4

 

M. A. van der Sluijs, 111 Antidotes to Konglish (London: All-Round Publications, 2008), ISBN 978-0-9556655-2-3

 

M. A. van der Sluijs, 'Rock's Greatest Lightshow', Fortean Times; The World of Strange Phenomena, 233 (2008), 56-57

 

M. A. van der Sluijs, 'The Ladder to Heaven', SIS Chronology & Catastrophism Workshop (2008: 1), 22-23

 

M. A. van der Sluijs, The World Axis as an Atmospheric Phenomenon (London: All-Round Publications, 2007), ISBN 978-0-9556655-1-6

 

M. A. van der Sluijs, The Mythology of the World Axis; Exploring the Role of Plasma in World Mythology (London: All-Round Publications, 2007), ISBN 978-0-9556655-0-9

 

M. A. van der Sluijs, 'Sterren Kijken in AustraliŰ', Frontier Magazine, 13. 2 (2007), 64-69 (Dutch)

 

M. A. van der Sluijs, 'Korean Signs and Wonders', Fortean Times; The World of Strange Phenomena, 223 (2007), 56-57

 

M. A. van der Sluijs, 'Blood (not so) Simple', a review of B. Sykes, Blood of the Isles; Exploring the Genetic Roots of our Tribal History (London: Bantam Press, 2006), ISBN 0-593-05652-3, in Fortean Times; The World of Strange Phenomena, 220 (2007), 63

 

M. A. van der Sluijs, a review of N. J. Saunders, Alexander's Tomb; The Two Thousand Year Obsession to Find the Lost Conqueror (New York: Basic Books, 2006), ISBN 978-0-465-07202-6, in Fortean Times; The World of Strange Phenomena, 219 (2007), 60-61

 

M. A. van der Sluijs, 'To the Finland Station ...', a review of F. Vinci, The Baltic Origins of Homer's Epic Tales, in Fortean Times; The World of Strange Phenomena, 216 (2006), 65

 

M. A. van der Sluijs, 'Jezus - van Dwerg tot Reus', Frontier Magazine, 11. 4 (2005), 40-49 (Dutch)

 

M. A. van der Sluijs, 'Johann Radloff', Chronology & Catastrophism Workshop (2005: 2), 25-26

 

M. A. van der Sluijs, 'Snapshots of the Polar Configuration', Chronology & Catastrophism Workshop (2005: 1), 29-31

 

M. A. van der Sluijs, 'The Cosmic Double Helix', Aeon; A Journal of Myth, Science, and Ancient History, 6. 5 (2004), 77-101

 

M. A. van der Sluijs, 'Plasma Mythology', Chronology & Catastrophism Workshop (2004: 2-3), 45-48 = M. A. van der Sluijs, 'Plasma Mythologie: Hoe de Goden de Wereld Verwoestten', Bres; Op de Bres voor een Bezield Bestaan, 224 (February/March 2004), 34-48 (Dutch)

 

M. A. van der Sluijs, 'The Cosmic String of Pearls', Aeon; A Journal of Myth, Science, and Ancient History, 6. 4 (2003), 19-46

 

M. A. van der Sluijs, 'Gods and Planets (Part 2)', Chronology & Catastrophism Workshop (2003: 2), 13-15

 
M. A. van der Sluijs, 'Gods and Planets', Chronology & Catastrophism Workshop (2003: 1), 14-16  

M. A. van der Sluijs, De Mythische Jezus; Waarom Jezus niet Uniek Was (Delft: Koopman & Kraaijenbrink, 2002), ISBN 90-75675-08-9 (Dutch)

 

M. A. van der Sluijs, On the Beaten Track; Een Jaartje Backpacken in AustraliŰ en Nieuw-Zeeland (Delft: Koopman & Kraaijenbrink, 2000/2002), ISBN 90-75675-04-6 (Dutch)

 

M. A. van der Sluijs, 'The Hero's Garment', Aeon; A Journal of Myth, Science, and Ancient History, 6. 3 (2002), 107-117

 

M. A. van der Sluijs, 'Celestial Fireworks', Internet Digest (Society for Interdisciplinary Studies, 2002: 2), 7-10

 

M. A. van der Sluijs, 'The Double Axe and the Celestial Twins', Aeon; A Journal of Myth, Science, and Ancient History, 6. 2 (2001), 59-71

 
M. A. van der Sluijs, untitled, Internet Digest (Society for Interdisciplinary Studies, 2000: 2), 26  
M. A. van der Sluijs, In Holland Staat een Sluis; 500 Jaar Leven en Werken van de Familie Van der Sluijs op 't Spuij (privately published, 1998) (Dutch)  
     
     
 
a selection of unpublished essays and presentations:
 
     

M. A. van der Sluijs, 'Table of my Ancestors'

 

M. A. van der Sluijs, 'Over het Voorgeslacht van Frans Fransz. van Bodegom (-1638)' (Dutch)

 

M. A. van der Sluijs, 'Stamboom van de Familie 'Van der Sluijs'' (1999-) (Dutch)

 

M. A. van der Sluijs, 'En in dat Huis daar Woont De Heer; Een Beknopte Familiegeschiedenis van de Familie De Heer' (1999) (Dutch)

 
M. A. van der Sluijs, 'Een Eind aan de Taalperikelen' (1999) (Dutch)