Religious Groups in Literature

34,420 citations from literature (mostly science fiction and fantasy) referring to real churches, religious groups, tribes, etc. [This database is for literary research only. It is not intended as a source of information about religion.]


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Group Where Year Source Quote/
Judaism Illinois 2008 Kress, Nancy. Beggars in Spain. New York: William Morrow and Co. (1993); pg. 6. "'Fair practice laws... are designed to protect minorities who are suppliers... Minorities are entitled to the same product offerings as nonminorities. I know the Institute would not welcome a court case, Doctor. None of your twenty genetic beta-test families is either Black or Jewish.'

'A court . . . but you're not Black or Jewish!'

'I'm a different minority. Polish American...' "

Judaism Illinois: Chicago 2030 Jablokov, Alexander. Nimbus. New York: Avon Books (1993); pg. 206. "ManPower... recruited from the South Side gangs, black, white, Bengali, Afrikaner, Eritrean, Albanian, Berber, Jewish, Moslem, for the world's military forces. "
Judaism India 1872 Verne, Jules. Around the World in Eighty Days. Translated by George M. Towle. New York: Bantam (1988; c. 1873); pg. 53. [Chapter 14] Passepartout made it a point, as he made his purchases, to take a good look at the city. It was formerly defended by a noble fort, which has since become a state prison; its commerce has dwindled away, and Passepartout in vain looked about him for such a bazaar as he used to frequent in Regent Street. At last he came upon an elderly, crusty Jew, who sold second-hand articles, and from whom he purchased a dress of Scotch stuff, a large mantle, and a fine otter-skin pelisse, for which he did not hesitate to pay seventy-five pounds. He then returned triumphantly to the station.
Judaism India 1989 Simmons, Dan. Phases of Gravity. New York: Bantam (1989); pg. 21. In Benares/Varanasi: "'This is the holiest spot in the world,' said the guide... 'Holier than Mecca. Holier than Jerusalem. Holier than Bethlehem or Sarnath. It is the holiest of temples where all Hindus . . . after bathing in the holy Ganges . . . wish to visit before they die.' " [Many refs., not in DB.]
Judaism India: Aden 1872 Verne, Jules. Around the World in Eighty Days. Translated by George M. Towle. New York: Bantam (1988; c. 1873); pg. 30. "...went ashore to Aden... sauntered about among the mixed population of Somanlis, Banyans, Parsees, Jews, Arabs, and Europeans who comprised the twenty-five thousand inhabitants of Aden. "
Judaism India: Bombay 1872 Verne, Jules. Around the World in Eighty Days. Translated by George M. Towle. New York: Bantam (1988; c. 1873); pg. 32. "As for the wonders of Bombay... its forts and docks, its bazaars, mosques, synagogues, its Armenian churches... "
Judaism Iowa 2050 Stephenson, Neal. The Diamond Age. New York: Bantam (1995); pg. 16. "...the Finkle-McGraws belonged to a Methodist church, a Roman Catholic church, and a tiny synagogue that met in a rented room in Sioux City. "
Judaism Israel -200 B.C.E. Anderson, Poul. The Shield of Time. New York: Tor (1990); pg. 63. "'Imagine. Bactria falls to Antiochus, early on... Although he himself is tolerant, a descendant of his attempted to crush Judaism in palestine, as you may read in First and Second Maccabees...' "
Judaism Israel 1 C.E. Kidd, Kathryn H. The Innkeeper's Daughter. Greensboro, NC: Hatrack River (1990); pg. 6. "'There are other reasons people don't like the Census,' Leah continued. 'I think the main one is that important people can be counted wherever they live. People the Romans don't like -- and that includes the Jews -- have to travel to the city where they were born to be counted. Sometimes they have to travel for days and days before they get there.' " [The entire story is about Jewish characters living in Bethlehem at the time of Jesus's birth. Many refs. to Jewish culture of the period, but few mention of the word 'Jew.']
Judaism Israel 1 C.E. Kidd, Kathryn H. The Innkeeper's Daughter. Greensboro, NC: Hatrack River (1990); pg. 8. "When Deborah and Leah returned upstairs with their water, Mother had breakfast ready for them at the table. One by one, Mother poured running water from the goatskin over everybody's hands to wash them. That was the first part of the prayer before the meal.

The second part of prayer consisted of the actual words that were said. All together, the family members said the prayer:

'Blessed art Thou, Jehovah our God,
King of the World, who causes to
come forth bread from the earth.'

When the prayer was finished, the family sat around the table to eat the morning meal... "

Judaism Israel 1 C.E. Kidd, Kathryn H. The Innkeeper's Daughter. Greensboro, NC: Hatrack River (1990); pg. 24. "Deborah pulled off a bit of the unleavened bread and took a bite of it. Then she made a face as she swallowed the bite. 'This is terrible!' she said to her mother. 'It tastes like Passover bread!'

'That's exactly what it is,' Mother said. 'Every year, when the Passover holiday reminds us how quickly the Children of Israel ran away from Egypt, we cook bread that doesn't have any yeast in it. Now you know how to make bread for Passover.' "

Judaism Israel 1 C.E. Kidd, Kathryn H. The Innkeeper's Daughter. Greensboro, NC: Hatrack River (1990); pg. 22-23. "'We're not angry about the dough,' said Father, 'but we're disappointed because you lied to us. Haven't we taught you not to lie?'

Deborah hung her head. She had been taught, time and time again, that lying was almost the worst thing a person could do. Telling the truth was so important that God had made it one of the Ten Commandments. Deborah had broken that commandment. Now her parents would never trust her again...

Father put his arm around Deborah's shoulder. 'Don't worry about the Roman soldier,' he said. 'When the Savior comes, He'll crush the people who oppress us. Then the Romans will never bother us again.

'But you do need to worry about yourself,' Father continued. 'We need to make a world where the Savior will be welcome. We need to follow all the Ten Commandments and do everything we can to get ready for the Savior's birth.' "

Judaism Israel 33 C.E. Anthony, Piers. God of Tarot. New York: Berkley (1982; c. 1977); pg. 284. "...legends of the Grail... Pontius Pilate, who washed his hands from it when the case of the presumptuous King of the Jews came before him. When Christ was crucified, a rich Jew, who had been afraid to confess his belief, used this cup to catch some of the blood that flowed from Jesus's wounds... "
Judaism Israel 33 C.E. Harrison, Harry & John Holm. One King's Way. New York: Tor (1995); pg. 28. "But who might have thought to preserve such a thing? It would have had to be someone who recognized its importance at the very moment of its use. Otherwise the weapon would have gone back to the barracks, been mixed with a thousand others. Who could have set aside such a weapon? Not, thought Erkenbert, for all the archbishop had said, the pious Jew Joseph of Arimathea, whom John the gospeller mentioned four verses later. Such a man, if a disciple of Jesus, might well have been able to beg the body from Pilate, and to preserve the holy chalice in which Jesus had celebrated the Last Supper--though John said nothing of that. He would not have been able to gain possession of an infantry issue weapon from the Romans. "
Judaism Israel 33 C.E. Nelson, Ray. "Time Travel for Pedestrians " in Again, Dangerous Visions (Harlan Ellison, ed.) Garden City, NY: Doubleday (1972); pg. 152. Pg. 152: "I was dressed as a Jew, and so was fairly safe from the knives of the Jews, but what if I should meet a Greek? Would I have time to tear the Jewish deep blue tassels from the hem of my tunic? What indignity! That the life of a gentleman, a scribe of the Great Library of Serapis, should hang upon a blue tassel! "; Pg. 153: "For my superiors, religion was but an instrument of politics, and a new gospel from this old woman would serve no other purpose than to be another means of holding down the fanatical rebelliousness of the Jews. If they must have a Messiah, let it be a Messiah of Peace, not like the others who spring from every stone in the streets of Jerusalem to raise a sword against Rome. " [More, pg. 154-158.]
Judaism Israel 33 C.E. Stephenson, Neal. Snow Crash. New York: Bantam (1992); pg. 193. " 'And they were all filled with the Holy Spirit and began to speak in other tongues, as the Spirit gave them utterance. Now there were dwelling in Jerusalem Jews, devout men from every nation under heaven...' Acts 2:4-12 "
Judaism Israel 33 C.E. Stephenson, Neal. Snow Crash. New York: Bantam (1992); pg. 194. "'What did the Jews think of this Pentecost thing?' Hiro says. 'They were still running the country, right?'

'The Romans were running the country,' the Librarian says, 'but there were a number of Jewish religious authorities. At this time, there were three groups of Jews: the Pharisees, the Sadducees, and the Essenes.' "

Judaism Israel 73 C.E. Rosenberg, Joel. Hero. New York: Penguin Books (1990); pg. -5. "Metzada, noun
1. [Archaic] An ancient rock fortress in the Palestine satrapy of Great Persia, about twenty kilometers south of En Gedi. Scene, circa 72-73 A.D., of the final stand of the Jewish zealots against Rome; the defenders kill themselves rather than surrender. "
Judaism Israel 1881 Turtledove, Harry. How Few Remain. New York: Ballantine (1997); pg. 253. "...though when the Temple [in Salt Lake City] would be completed was anyone's guess. Probably about the time the Jews rebuild theirs in Jerusalem, Custer thought derisively. "
Judaism Israel 1948 Farmer, Philip Jose. To Your Scattered Bodies Go. New York: Berkeley Medallion Books (1971); pg. 70. "'The Jews founded an independent state in 1948,' Lev said. "
Judaism Israel 1948 Thomsen, Brian M. "Infallibility, Obedience, and Acts of Contrition " in Alternate Tyrants (Mike Resnick, ed.) New York: Tor (1997); pg. 75. "In 1948, the nation of Israel was established and recognized as the Jewish homeland. "
Judaism Israel 1955 Rowder, Louise. "The Symmetry of Duty " in Alternate Tyrants (Mike Resnick, ed.) New York: Tor (1997); pg. 151. [Introduction:] Pg. 151: "When I invited Louise Rowder to write a story for this book, I suggested that an interesting subject might be Albert Einstein, not as a philosopher or scientist, but as the first president of Israel, a job he was offered and had the good sense to refuse. Louise took the notion and ran with it... "; Pg. 157: "'...You were the only one to speak up for me. You are not a sheep to meekly follow the Judas goat. That's why I hired you...' " [Story is about Jews and Israel, although word 'Jew' isn't mentioned, and story isn't really about religious Judaism.]
Judaism Israel 1969 Anderson, Poul. There Will Be Time. Garden City, NY: Nelson Doubleday (1972); pg. 44, 51. [1972: pub. year] Pg. 44: "Theoretically he could have been intimate with everyone great, Moses, Pericles, Shakespeare, Lincoln, Einstein. "; Pg. 51: "He flew from New York to Israel in 1969, while the Jews were in firm control of Jerusalem and a visitor could move arond freely. " [Many other refs. not in DB.]
Judaism Israel 1978 Tucker, Wilson. The Year of the Quiet Sun. New York: Ace (1970); pg. 9. "'Dress like yours is prohibited in Israel--did you know that? Most of the women are in uniform and the high command worries about male morale. Delta lost.' "
Judaism Israel 1996 Ing, Dean. Systemic Shock. New York: Tor (original 1981; 1st Tor edition 1992); pg. 56. "Yakob ben Arbel swept a hand over his bald head, gazed out the window across Tel Aviv rooftops, glanced again at the note and sighed... 'Speaking of the Negev, our settlements along the eastern wadis are low on fuel... four hours, Irina. I hope the Knesset knows what it is about, this time.'

...She was nearly out the door before he stopped laughing long enough to say, 'It will have worse than wrinkles on it before this night is done. And for the love of Jahweh do not forge the wadi fuel.'...

Yakob ben Arbel smiled. It was fortunate that the U.S. had continued its tradition of sharing its latest weaponry with Israel through the twists and turns of reformed (if that was the word) Russians and Marxist Moslems. It almost seemed a shame that Israel, with her sophisticated electronic R & D, could not afford to share her biggest breakthroughs with the Americans. "

Judaism Israel 1996 Ing, Dean. Systemic Shock. New York: Tor (original 1981; 1st Tor edition 1992); pg. 58. "At nine-fifteen PM, Israel's television and radio stations broadcast a bulletin to the effect that the bones of the patriarch Joseph had been positively identified. Some stations carried the item with a tongue-in-cheek waggishness--'what, again?'--but all carried it. Because Israelis, even those with deep-cover civil defense jobs, are as fallible as anybody, stations swamped with telephone calls found it necessary to repeat that the bones were indeed those of Joseph. The ensuing uproad down the length of Israel was immediate; citizens spread the news from house to house. By ten PM, darkness hid the dust of the first cargo ACV to thrumm west form Hazeva, loaded to its rubbery skirds with the only cargo Israel considered indispensible.

Monitors in the Sinai and elsewhere informed AIR [Associated Islamic Republics] leaders of the activity, but nothing was done with the information. The Jews, it was felt, were only making genocide easier. "

Judaism Israel 1997 Ing, Dean. Systemic Shock. New York: Tor (original 1981; 1st Tor edition 1992); pg. 294. "Israel envisioned nothing less than a fabrication and launch complex by which Israelis could begin their escape from Earth.

Not that this scheme had the blessings of every member of the Knesset. The premise had stuck like raw pork in the gullet of many a traditional Zionist. But the odds against Israel's tomorrows mounted every year, and the only thing more unthinkable than an orbital New Israel was an Israel that could survive its present neighbors where it was.

With the Turkish connection, Israel would gain freedom of movement to build and launch the seed ships to harvest asteroids to biuld vast habitats in Lagrangian orbits. Turkey would gain a new fertile highland near Ankara, and rapid industrialization sing Israei and Canadian engineering. Canada would gain from favorable trade with New Israel's spacefaring factories, and harbored the conviciton that this solution would rinse away, once and for all, the trouble spot of old Israel. "

Judaism Israel 1999 Anderson, Jack. Millennium. New York: Tor (1994); pg. 85. "'All because of some scribbling on a goatskin.' [Dead Sea Scrolls]

'That the Israelis don't want anyone to know about.'


'You tell me,' Kiernan said.

'Maybe they just want to see them first? If it's something buried in their territory, they're going o have sovereignty over them as a national treasure.'

'Or,' said Kiernan, 'their contents could seriously challenge the history and heritage of the Jewish nation.'

'What could possibly do that?'

...'Remember the biblical prophet Elijah?' Kiernan asked... [More about Elijah, also Noah, Adam and Eve.]

Judaism Israel 2000 Sawyer, Robert J. Calculating God. New York: Tor (2000); pg. 307. "Meanwhile, Christian fundamentalists were scouring the Bible, looking for bits of scripture that could be bent to this occasion. Others were invoking predictions by Nostradamus. A Jewish mathematician at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem pointed out that the six-limbed entity was topologically equivalent to a six-pointed Star of David and suggested that what had been seen heralded the arrival of the Messiah. "
Judaism Israel 2002 Le Guin, Ursula K. The Lathe of Heaven. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons (1971); pg. 27-28. "'I don't think that'll make the Allies,' Haber went on, 'unless it pulls Pakistan in on the Iranian side. Then India may have to send in more than token support to the Isragypts.' That was teleglot for the New Arab Republic/Israel alliance. " Pg. 79-80: "The U.S. was heavily committed to the Israeli-Egyptian side in weapons, munitions... Meanwhile Jerusalem was rubble, and in Saudi Arabia and Iraq the civilian population... "
Judaism Israel 2010 Bury, Stephen. Interface. New York: Bantam (1994); pg. 504. "Every squiggle and jog in the contour of Israel's borders had its experts, who knew about everything that had happened in that place since the time of the pharaoh. West Bank settlement and the status of the PLO had become more arcane than the concept of the Trinity in the early church: every conceivable idea had already been come up with, and its ramifications worked out and analyzed... Cozzano maneuvered through it perfectly, delivering an answer that was seemingly erudite; then hit all the key buzzwords that would prevent him from being vilified by Jewish organizations; and yet was so vague and imprecise that it said practically nothing at all... "
Judaism Israel 2015 Willis, Connie. "Even the Queen " in Impossible Things. New York: Bantam (1994; story copyright 1992); pg. 76. "The Israelis have given the Palestinians half of Jerusalem, and they've agreed to time-share the Golan Heights.'

...I have often wondered how on earth my mother-in-law became a mediator and what she does in all those negotiation sessions with Serbs and Catholics and North and South Koreans and Protestants and Croats... And yet she talked... and would probably get the Palestinians to observe Yom Kippur. "

Judaism Israel 2026 Wilson, Robert Charles. The Chronoliths. New York: Tor (2001); pg. 93. Pg. 93-96, 99-101: Israel; Jerusalem; Tel Aviv [More]; Pg. 99: "'Jerusalem Syndrome' had been named as a psychiatric condition decades ago. Visitors are occasionally overwhelmed by the city's cultural and mythological significance. They identify too deeply, dress in bedsheets and sandals, proclaim sermons from the Mount of Olives, attempt to sacrifice animals on the Temple Mount. The phenomenon has kept Kfar Shaul psychiatric hospital in business since well before the turn of the century. "; Pg. 100: "...Haas Promenad. Mt. Scopus (Har HaTsofim, in Hebrew, which also happens to mean 'looking over') was something of a choice spot, however. This was where the Romans had camped in 70 A.D., shortly before they moved to crush Jewish rebellion. The Crusaders had been here, too, for similar reasons. The view of the Old City was spectacular but dismaying. The evacuation, especially of the Palestinian zones, hadn't gone easily. " [Other Israel refs. here, elsewhere.]
Judaism Israel: Jerusalem 1986 Martin, George R. R. "From the Journal of Xavier Desmond " in Wild Cards IV: Aces Abroad (George R.R. Martin, ed.) New York: Bantam (1988); pg. 185. "The open city of Jerusalem, they call it. An international metropolis, jointly governed by commissioners from Israel, Jordan, Palestine, and Great Britain under a United Nations mandate, sacred to three of the world's great religions. " [I.e., Judaism, Christianity and Islam. More about Jerusalem, pg. 185-190.] "We stopped briefly at what remains of the Wailing Wall (largely destroyed in 1967 by Palestinian terrorists in reprisal for the assassination of al-Haziz by Israeli terrorists the year before)... "
Judaism Israel: Jerusalem 1986 Martin, George R. R. "From the Journal of Xavier Desmond " in Wild Cards IV: Aces Abroad (George R.R. Martin, ed.) New York: Bantam (1988); pg. 186. "Once inside [Joker's Quarter] I saw no nats at all, only jokers--jokers of all races and religions, all living in relative peace. Once they might have been Muslims or Jews or Christians, zealots or Zionists or followers of the Nur, but after their hand had been dealt, they were only jokers. "
Judaism Israel: Jerusalem 1988 Sawyer, Robert J. Frameshift. New York: Tor (1998; c. 1997); pg. 38. [Pg. 38-44: the war trial of John Demjanjuk, accused of being Nazi death camp director Ivan the Terrible, the killer of thousands of Jews during World War II.]
Judaism Israel: Jerusalem 1994 Walker, Sage. "A Breath of Life " in Wild Cards: Book II of a New Cycle: Marked Cards (George R. R. Martin, ed.) New York: Baen (1994); pg. 260. "'An order showed up for a tanker full of acetone for the plant in Jerusalem. Paid in full. We haven't built the plant in Jerusalem yet. Accounting spotted it and called for an audit. I got a subpoena today. And a lawyer. Mendlen.' " [Some other refs. to Jerusalem, not in DB.];

Pg. 298: "Night flight to Jerusalem. Hassidim and their sober, beautiful children, a collection of Hadassah women chattering like magpies. Zoe followed the line through the corridor into the plane, heading for the Promised Land... the person in the seat next to Zoe, a small person who seemed absorbed in a book. Useful Phrases in Hebrew. "

Judaism Israel: Jerusalem 1994 Williams, Walter Jon. "Feeding Frenzy " in Wild Cards: Book II of a New Cycle: Marked Cards (George R. R. Martin, ed.) New York: Baen (1994); pg. 197. " smuggle them to one of the Jokertown havens, Jerusalem or Guatemala or Saigon . . . "
Judaism Israel: Jerusalem 1997 Sawyer, Robert J. Illegal Alien. New York: Ace Books (1997); pg. 36. "...the aliens toured London, Paris, Rome, Amsterdam, Moscow, Jerusalem, Giza, Calcutta, Beijing, Tokyo, Honolulu, and Vancouver. "
Judaism Israel: Jerusalem 1997 Watson, Ian. God's World. New York: Carroll & Graf Publishers (this ed. 1990; copyright 1979); pg. 28. "The year 1997... It was Easter Day in Jerusalem... Before news of the miracle had spread into the nearby streets, let alone the world, by the Wailing wall close by appeared another--or the same--creature of golden light. For Jewish pilgrims it resolved itself into a tall, white-bearded, white-robed figure, heard by most witnesses to speak Hebrew in the prophetic perfect tense... " [Other refs. not in DB.]
Judaism Israel: Jerusalem 2019 Russell, Mary Doria. The Sparrow. New York: Ballantine (1996); pg. 124. "On her first day in Jerusalem, shyly, never having done so before, she'd sought out a mikveh, a place of ritual cleansing. She chose a place at random, unaware that it catered to Israeli brides preparing for their weddings. The mikveh lady who took care of her assumed at first that she was about to be married and was distressed to find that Sofia did not even have a sweetheard. 'Such a beautiful girl! Such a lovely body! What a waste!' the woman exclaimed, laughing at Sofia's blush. 'So, you'll stay here! Make Aliyah, find a nice Jewish boy and have lots of beautiful babies, naturally!' "
Judaism Israel: Jerusalem 2050 Bova, Ben. "Acts of God " in Sam Gunn Forever. New York: Avon (1998; c. 1995); pg. 16. "In Jerusalem, the chief rabbi and Grand Mufti stunned the world by appearing in public side by side to castigate Sam and call upon on all good Jews and Moslems to accept whatever God or Allah sends their way.

'Humility and acceptance are the hallmarks of the true believers,' they jointly told their flocks.

My sources on the Senate Intelligence Committee told me that the chief rabbi added privately, 'May He Who Is Nameless remove this evil man from our sight.'

The Grand Mufti apparently went further... "

Judaism Italy 1137 C.E. Anderson, Poul. The Shield of Time. New York: Tor (1990); pg. 226. "A sound broke through the noises of Palermo... It was shouts, screams, prayers--Latin, Greek, Arabic, Hebrew, a score of vernaculars... "
Judaism Italy 1137 C.E. Anderson, Poul. The Shield of Time. New York: Tor (1990); pg. 267. "The Greek population. Orthodox Christian, enjoyed a similar tolerance. So did the Jews. "; pg. 268: " Jewish rug seller... "
Judaism Italy 1939 Thomsen, Brian M. "Infallibility, Obedience, and Acts of Contrition " in Alternate Tyrants (Mike Resnick, ed.) New York: Tor (1997); pg. 68. "'...Your private congregation seems to be composed of more gypsies and Jews than Gentiles. Your papal missionaries to Turkey and the Mideast always seem to have numerous detours.' "
Judaism Italy 1996 Knight, Damon. Humpty Dumpty: An Oval. New York: Tor (1996); pg. 279. "This was the Christian cemetery in Milan, with the little Jewish cemetery tucked onto it like a codpiece. "
Judaism Italy 2020 Watson, Ian. The Flies of Memory. New York: Carroll & Graf Publishers (1990); pg. 29. "'My Mom was half-Egyptian,' she agreed. 'And my Dad, half-Jewish...' "
Judaism Italy: Venice 1722 Keyes, J. Gregory. A Calculus of Angels. New York: Ballantine (1999); pg. 399. "Did God care whether he was beseeched by way of bell or song? Probably not. And for the moment, to all appearances, neither did Venice, for the balance of her inhabitants--Catholic, Protestant, Mussulman, Jew--were in celebration over the victory against the Muscovites, whatever differences they might have amongst themselves for the moment set aside. "
Judaism Kansas 1984 Heinlein, Robert A. Job: A Comedy of Justice. New York: Ballantine (1984); pg. 267. "That was in a charming community called (by a sign at its outskirts):

A Clean Community
Blackamoors, Kikes, Papists,
Keep Moving! "

Judaism Kansas 1989 Denton, Bradley. Buddy Holly Is Alive and Well on Ganymede. New York: William Morrow and Co. (1991); pg. 50. "The only way to escape this truth is to deny the reality from which it has been created, to exist in some other universe altogether.

So it is time to believe in flying saucers. Dianetics is worth serious consideration. Lee Harvey Oswald acted alone. Mississippi welcomes visiting Jews. "

Judaism Kansas 1989 Denton, Bradley. Buddy Holly Is Alive and Well on Ganymede. New York: William Morrow and Co. (1991); pg. 94. "Christians, Jews, or Muslims might conclude that this Religion of Rock and Roll is either facetious or deliberately offensive. "
Judaism Kansas 1989 Denton, Bradley. Buddy Holly Is Alive and Well on Ganymede. New York: William Morrow and Co. (1991); pg. 96. "Tornadoes occur in any number of sizes... Most people who have never seen one assume that they all look like the one in The Wizard of Oz... The tornado in The Wizard of Oz is a mewling infant. "
Judaism Kentucky 1954 offutt, andrew j. "For Value Received " in Again, Dangerous Visions (Harlan Ellison, ed.) Garden City, NY: Doubleday (1972); pg. 110. [Introduction] "The first thing we did was move from Louisville to this farm, where I grew up... Kentuckians... committed the unpardonable sincrime of being awfully smart, as well as Catholic in a community devoted to stupidity and where the KK had ridden only 23 years earlier--against Catholics! (The community was too small to afford Jews or Blacks, who keep Catholics safe in big cities.) "
Judaism Kentucky 1963 Rucker, Rudy. The Secret of Life. New York: Bluejay International (1985); pg. 63. "'What's that around your neck?' he asked finally. Chuckie wore a kind of silver tube attached to a chain around his neck.

'It's a mezuzah.' Chuckie laughed... 'A religious thing, against the Angel of Death. I'm Jewish.'

'Oh, are you?' In his embarrassment, Conrad dropped the Frisbee. He'd never met any Jews before, though he'd heard his brother Caldwell talk about the ones he'd met at college...

'You don't look Jewish,' Conrad said politely. " [Book has other refs, not in DB.]

Judaism Kentucky 1963 Rucker, Rudy. The Secret of Life. New York: Bluejay International (1985); pg. 68. "Another night, they got onto the differences between the Jewish and Christian religions.

'Is it true that you all are still waiting for a Messiah?' asked Conrad...

'Did you know that Christ was really a Jew, Platter?'

'Of course! What do you think the Last Supper was? Pesach! The feast of Passover. My family does it every year. Real good food...' "

Judaism Lebanon 2030 Jablokov, Alexander. Nimbus. New York: Avon Books (1993); pg. 165. "'...This here's Falafel. French-Jewish-Arabic stuff from the Lebanon hill country. Jewish settlers brought it up, Christians in the city picked it up, Moslems jazzed it up and brought it to the States...' " [Also, some musical refs. to Hebrew, not in DB.]
Judaism Louisiana 1987 Shepard, Lucius. Green Eyes. New York: Ace Books (1984); pg. 106. "...hoping to go unnoticed but noticeable by their secretive manner: Jews among Nazis. "
Judaism Louisiana 1987 Shepard, Lucius. Green Eyes. New York: Ace Books (1984); pg. 151. "...through his work on behalf of international Jewry during World War II and his establishment of the Rigaud Foundation for scientific research... "
Judaism Louisiana: New Orleans 1990 Rice, Anne. The Witching Hour. New York: Ballantine (1993; c. 1990); pg. 55. "...talking for the first time in his life with Orientals and Jews from New York.. "
Judaism Louisiana: New Orleans 2037 Goonan, Kathleen Ann. Crescent City Rhapsody. New York: Tor (2001; c. 2000); pg. 340. "Sharbell Dighton III, when asked 'What are you?'--a question he regarded as being one step removed from being asked if he was Jewish, African American Iranian, Cuban or Irish--all unfashionable in the United States at one time or another and all part of his background--generally replied in his calm low voice: 'Human being.' "
Judaism Luna 2075 Heinlein, Robert A. The Moon is a Harsh Mistress. New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons (1966); pg. 110. "Despite Loonie [residents of Luna] mixture of Muslims, Jews, Christians, Buddhists, and ninety-nine other flavors, I suppose Sunday is commonist day for church. "
Judaism Luna 2780 Simmons, Dan. The Fall of Hyperion. New York: Bantam (1991; 1st ed. 1990); pg. 155. "The only place on Old Earth's moon still habitable was the mountain and Mare area preserved for the FORCE Masada Ceremony... "
Judaism Maine 1998 King, Stephen. Bag of Bones. New York: Scribner (1998); pg. 75. "'Frank,' I said, 'you sound like a Jewish mother.'

'Sometimes when I'm with you I feel like a Jewish mother,' he said. "

Judaism Mars -1500 B.C.E. Anderson, Jack. Millennium. New York: Tor (1994); pg. 126. "'It's really simple. God didn't want the Israelites tramping around Earth for forty years, so he whisked them to Mars for a while. While they were there, they built a monument to Moses. They knew how to do it because they'd built all the Egyptian pyramids.'

'Not that mountain face again,' Harry grumbled. 'I thought that was supposed to be Elvis... Chris, it's a great angle, but that story is full of holes. Anyone who opens a Bible to check it is going to--'

'Who's going to check it, Harry? The people who buy this magazine see aliens on their way back from tapping a jug of 'shine off the still.'

Harry stayed silent.

'It pays two hundred fifty bucks.'

'For something like that? My price on this one is a thousand.' "

Judaism Mars 1990 Dick, Philip K. The Man in the High Castle. New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons (1962); pg. 77. "'Did you hear the Bob Hope show the other night?' she called. 'He told this really funny joke, the one where this German major is interviewing some Martians. The Martians can't provide racial documentation about their grandparents being Aryan, you know. So the German major reports back to Berlin that Mars is populated by Jews... And they're about one foot tall, and have two heads . . . you know how Bob Hope goes on.' "

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