Simon & Schuster. 368p $27

Random House. 293p $25.95

Simon & Schuster. 256p $26 

Belknap Press of Harvard University Press. 352p $27.95

Mary Hallan FioRito is an attorney and the Cardinal Francis George Fellow at the Ethics and Public Policy Center in Washington, D.C., where she specializes in human life issues and issues related to women and the Catholic Church.

Alfred A. Knopf. 248p $24

The Rev. Broderick L. Greer is curate at Grace-St. Luke's Episcopal Church and School in Memphis, Tenn. 

Doubleday. 256 p. $22.95.