NEW BOOKS

 

The Good Fight, by Danielle Steel   FIC Ste

   Meredith spends her childhood in Germany where her father prosecutes Nazi war criminals at the Nuremberg trials. She becomes a life-long friend of a child of Holocaust survivors and back in the United States, inspired by these events, she becomes an activist in the fights of America in the 1960's-- for civil rights and against the Viet Nam war.

 

The Other Woman, by Daniel Silva   FIC Sil [We have this in hard cover and audio book]

  Israeli spy Gabriel Allon is called upon to unravel a conspiracy, leading to a final showdown with the dark forces of the new Russia, which has inserted a mole into the heart of the West-- a mole who stands on the doorstep of ultimate power. It all culminates in a breathtaking ending on the banks of the Potomac.

 

The Chosen Wars: How Judaism Became an American Religion, by Steven R. Weisman  973 We

    How Judaism redefined itself in 18th and 19th century America, with emphasis on the Charleston community, German Jewish immigrants, thinkers like Isaac Leeser and especially Isaac Mayer Wise, Jews in the Civil War, the rise of Reform Judaism.

 

In Good Faith: Questioning Religion and Atheism, by Scott A. Shay   251 Sh

What is religion's relationship to science?  Why is religion a source of both justice and oppression? Is religion irrational?  How do people of conflicting views justify them by the Bible?  Is religion good or bad for society? Includes index and notes, plus an appendix about various theories of physics, such as quantum theory, string theory, and the Big Bang.

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