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Articles for October 2015 

Oct 19, 2015

Being Mortal

Suzanne Sanderson, Plymouth Librarian

Some of you will be reading Atul Gawande's Being Mortal. I haven't read it yet so the description at the end of my article comes via the publisher.  The topic, quality of life vs extending life through unnecessary medical procedures, is one that has been on my mind for many years as I have dealt with my parents' declining health and increasing dependence on others for their basic care.…  MORE >>

Oct 12, 2015

Good for a Laugh

Suzanne Sanderson, Plymouth Librarian

Let me tell you about a few of the funny books (mostly funny ha-ha, but some are funny strange, too) that we have in the library.  One of my favorites is The Year of Living Biblically: One Man's Humble Quest to Follow the Bible as Literally as Possible by A J Jacobs (220 JAC).  Then you might want to try Good Book: the Bizarre, Hilarious,…  MORE >>

Topics: General

Oct 5, 2015

Theologian: a person who engages in or is an expert in theology.

Suzanne Sanderson, Plymouth Librarian

Well, that definition isn't much help, is it? According to the ever-helpful Wikipedia, "theology is the systematic and rational study of concepts of God and of the nature of religious ideas". That's better.  

This year, I am going to introduce you to some theologians whose work can be found in Plymouth Library.  I started in September with books by UCC ministers with a…  MORE >>

Topics: Faith
Articles for October 2015