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Doctor Fischer of Geneva or the Bomb Party by Graham Greene
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What happens when the beautiful, charming, fun woman of your dreams has a father who is wealthy but cruel, virtually impossible to countenance.
Well, you're not marrying the dad. Still, it's an uncomfortable situation for the narrator, although
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Dream Catchers by Philip Jenkins
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Destroyer of the Gods by Larry W. Hurtado
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Scholarly but accessible, "Destroyer of the gods" makes the case that Christianity was radically different from the Greco-Roman culture it found itself in, even as it grew explosively during its first three centuries. Christianity, Larry W. Hurtado s ...more
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Three Novels by Naguib Mahfouz
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The late Egyptian novelist Naguib Mahfouz won the 1988 Nobel Prize for literature in 1988.
I became aware of him while reading a nonfiction book by Tony Horwitz, part of which was set in Cairo. Horwitz wrote of coffee house society in Cairo and
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The Rise of Christianity by Rodney Stark
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A Fellowship of Differents by Scot McKnight
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March by Geraldine Brooks
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We all know that the "Little Women" and their mother, Marmee, were left at home in Concord while Mr. March went off to serve as a chaplain in the Civil War.
But we know nothing of what March experienced in the war.
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Invisible by Stephen L. Carter
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Eunice Hunton Carter -- the author's grandmother -- was among 20 crack lawyers chosen by special pr0secutor Thomas E. Dewey in the 1930s to take on New York City's crime bosses. Carter was the only African American and the only woman among them. She ...more
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American Lion by Jon Meacham
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If nothing else, "American Lion: Andrew Jackson in the White House" is a reminder that chaotic presidential administrations are not just a product of the present day.
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"Easter is coming!" (Religion & Spirituality)
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Description: Written on Good Friday, April 10, 1998
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The Inklings was an informal literary discussion group associated with the University of Oxford, England, between the 1930s and the 1960s. Its most re ...more
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