By Elaine Marie Alphin
Used to be an blameless guy wrongly accused of homicide? On April 26, 1913, thirteen-year-old Mary Phagan deliberate to satisfy buddies at a parade in Atlanta, Georgia. yet first she stopped on the pencil manufacturing facility the place she labored to choose up her paycheck. Mary by no means left the construction alive. A black watchman came upon Mary's physique brutally overwhelmed and raped. Police arrested the watchman, yet they were not chuffed that he was once the killer. Then they paid a trip to Leo Frank, the factory's superintendent, who was once either a northerner and a Jew. Spurred on by means of the media frenzy and prejudices of the time, the detectives made Frank their leading suspect, one whose conviction might soothe the city's anger over the loss of life of a tender white woman. The prosecution of Leo Frank was once front-page information for 2 years, and Frank's lynching continues to be some of the most debatable incidents of the 20th century. It marks a turning aspect within the background of racial and non secular hatred in the USA, top on to the founding of the Anti-Defamation League and to the rebirth of the fashionable Ku Klux Klan. counting on basic resource records and painstaking learn, award-winning novelist Elaine Alphin tells the genuine tale of justice undone in the United States.
By Randy Alcorn
This thoroughly revised and up-to-date variation of "Why Pro-Life?" bargains authentic solutions to the critical problems with the abortion debate in a concise, non-abrasive means. Infused with grace and compassion, and down to earth in scientific technological know-how and mental reports, Randy Alcorn provides an effective case for protecting either unborn kids and their mothers.
Chapters resembling, "What Makes a Human existence 'Meaningful, '" "Is Abortion relatively a Women's Rights Issue," and "How am i able to support Unborn infants and Their moms" support readers to examine the various aspects of this polarizing factor. For these at the fence in the middle of the abortion debate, this ebook can be a very good source because it truly and carefully examines the pro-life place. when you are pro-life already, this publication is an encouragement to be intelligently and graciously informed.
By Wendy Biddle
The U.S. admits among 700,000 and 900,000 felony immigrants in keeping with yr, and thousands of lengthy and non permanent viewers. yet considering that September eleven, 2001, principles relating to immigration were tightened as a part of ongoing anti-terrorism efforts. This paintings explores those alterations and the controversies that encompass them.
By Roger D Sorrell
One of many best-loved saints of all time, Francis of Assisi is usually depicted this day as one of those proto-hippie or early environmentalist. This booklet, the main complete learn in English of Francis's view of nature within the context of medieval culture, debunks smooth anachronistic interpretations, arguing convincingly that Francis's principles can merely be understood of their 13th-century context. via shut research of Francis's writings, quite the Canticle of the sunlight , Sorrell indicates that a lot of Francis's ideals about the right relation of humanity to the flora and fauna have their antecedents in scripture and the medieval monastic orders, whereas different principles and practices--his nature mysticism, his suggestion of familial relationships with created issues, and his extension of chivalric conceptions to interactions with creatures--are fullyyt his personal. Sorrell insists, besides the fact that, that simply through seeing Francis when it comes to the Western traditions from which he arose do we delight in the genuine originality of this awesome determine and the relevance of his notion to fashionable spiritual and environmental concerns.
By Mark Bernstein
Tinderbox is a device for notes, a private content material administration assistant. The Tinderbox method takes a detailed examine Tinderbox and its underlying rules, exploring not only the program's mechanics but additionally its layout and its spirit. From the weather of writing more suitable notes to the frontiers of knowledge farming, from the school room and convention corridor to the examine laboratory, The Tinderbox means explores a brand new method of operating with and representing interlinked rules.
By Richard Clay Hanes, Sarah Hermsen
By Anthony Trollope
The 1st of Trollope’s renowned Barsetshire novels, set within the fictional cathedral city of Barchester, The Warden centers at the honorable cleric Septimus Harding, one in all Trollope’s such a lot memorable characters. whilst Harding is accused of mismanaging church money, his hindrance lays naked the complexities of the Victorian global and of nineteenth-century provincial lifestyles. And, as Louis Auchincloss observes in his creation, “The topic of The Warden provides the type of social challenge that usually involved Trollope: the inevitable conflict of old privilege with sleek social awareness.”