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SIS Review Vol. VI Number 4 (1984)


Professor Robert Hewsen: 99

Velikovsky and the Apparatus of Scholarship
A personal view of Velikovsky’s scholarship and the validity of the scientific response by the Director of the Center for Velikovskian and Interdisciplinary Studies, Glassboro; with responses from Professors Lewis Greenberg and Lynn Rose.

Brian Moore and Peter James: 104

Skara Brae: A Time Capsule of Catastrophism?
A re-examination of a fascinating British Neolithic site where many strands of evidence support Mandelkehr’s case for a global upheaval at the end of the 3rd millennium BC.

Bob Forrest: “Papyrus Ipuwer” and Worlds in Collision 108

The leading critic of Velikovsky’s use of source materials examines the parallels between the biblical account of the “Egyptian Plagues” and the upheaval described in the “Papyrus Ipuwer”, which provided Velikovsky with his starting point for both Ages in Chaos and Worlds in Collision.

Malcolm Lowery: A Response to Forrest 112

The first of a series of replies to Forrest on the crucial question of the “Papyrus Ipuwer”.



S.I.S. Spring Meeting, 1983 86

S.I.S. 10th Anniversary Tour, 1984  88

Global Catastrophes: New Evidence from Astronomy, Biology and Archaeology 89

The Continuing Ica Mystery 92
In Passing: Darwinian Diary, Part I by Dr Trevor Palmer 95

from Artur Isenberg, Jim Clarke, Dr Eva Danelius, Carl Olof Jonsson, Roger Westcott, Irving Wolfe and Eddie Schorr 114

Devil’s Advocates 101

Archaeology and the Location of Ai – a letter from Christoph Marx 107

Jim Clarke 114

Important Notice: Subscription Information 98

Due to production problems beyond our control SISR VI:4 is being published before V:4. We apologise for any confusion this may cause!

Cover picture (photo B. Moore): One of the extraordinary dwellings of Skara Brae, a Neolithic village of Orkney destroyed by natural catastrophe towards the end of the 3rd millennium BC, The huts contained drains and stone furniture such as the bed and “Welsh Dresser” in the photo.

Copyright (c) Society for Interdisciplinary Studies 1984
ISSN 0308-3276


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Hyam Maccoby, M.A. (Oxon), (Judaica)
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Dr John Milsom (Geophysics)
Dr Earl Milton (Physics)
Dr Trevor Palmer (Life Sciences)
Michael Reade, D.S.C., (Observational Astronomy)
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