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Arthur Smith, Ph.D., Director
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Instructions for Downloading 
and Printing E-books

(or Viewing Them with Acrobat Reader®)

These e-books require Adobe® Acrobat Reader® for viewing, downloading, or printing.

If you have Acrobat Reader® installed,

  1. Click on the hyperlinked title of the publication listed below that you wish to download or view with Acrobat®. An Acrobat® window will appear in your browser containing the document.

  2. To download the PDF document on your screen to your hard disk, click on the little diskette icon at the left end of the Acrobat® window. Then choose the folder into which you want to save your copy of the document, give the file a legitimate name for your operating system, and click the Save button.

  3. To print a document, click the little printer icon (right next to the diskette icon) and print as you would normally.

  4. When done viewing and/or printing the document, close the browser window displaying it.


The Power of Thought to Heal: An Ontology of Personal Faith (Doctoral Dissertation)

Towards a Susainable Metaphysic of Faith (Paper and presentation given before the Society for the Study of Metaphysical Religions)

Ethics Talk before Congregation B'nai Israel (Dec. 14, 2001)


If you do not have Acrobat Reader® installed, clicking on the above hyperlinks will give you the option of either saving the document to disk, or opening it. Because you don't have Acrobat Reader®, you probably won't be able to open the file, either before or after downloading it. To obtain Acrobat Reader®, you can go to Adobe's Web site and download it for free as follows:

  1. Add this page to your Bookmarks or Favorites list to return to this page easily.

  2. Go to Adobe's Web site at:

  3. Click on the button labeled "Get Acrobat Reader®" at the bottom of Adobe's home page, and navigate to the download page for  Note that all you need is ®. It is not necessary to download Acrobat eBook Reader, although it will probably also work.)

  4. Follow Adobe's instructions for installing Acrobat Reader®.

  5. When it is installed, return to this page and follow the instructions at the top of this page.

®Adobe, Acrobat, Acrobat Reader, and Acrobat eBook Reader are registered trademarks of Adobe Systems, Inc.