The Library Book Club is excited to announce announce its tenth year of book talks and discussions, featuring works chosen to give pleasure, and just maybe, a little instruction. As always, we have tried to select a list that will appeal to a variety of interests, with both classic and contemporary fiction as well as thought-provoking works of non-fiction.
This year we begin with something truly different. As a tie-in to Regent’s Movie on the Lawn showing of Wonder Woman on September 16, the Book Club is sponsoring a discussion on approaching the film from a Christian perspective. Dr. Pete Fraser, professor of film and literature, will lead our conversation. This special event will take place on Friday, September 22
Here it the complete schedule for 2017-2018:
|Month||Author||Title||Date & Time|
|September||Patty Jenkins, director||Wonder Woman||Sept 22, 2:00|
|October||Jane Austen||Northanger Abbey||Thur, Oct 26, 12:00|
|November||Os Guinness||Renaissance: The Power of the Gospel However Dark the Times||Nov 10, 12:00|
|December||Charles Dickens||A Christmas Carol||Dec 8, 12:00|
|January||Thomas Cahill||Heretics and Heroes: How Renaissance Artists and Reformation Priests Created Our World||Feb 1,
|February||Chaim Potok||The Chosen||Mar 2, 12:00|
|March-April||Rod Dreher||Week of Apr 9. Date & Time TBD|
As always, it is not necessary to complete the book in order to come to a discussion. The overriding purpose of the Library Book Club is to encourage members of the Regent and CBN communities to make time in their schedules for reading. For more information about the Library Book Club, contact Harold Henkel at firstname.lastname@example.org. If you would like to receive announcements of upcoming discussions and events, follow the Library on Facebook or Google+.
Image Credit: Painting by Sister Isabella Guerra, a nun at the Cistercian monastery of Santa Lucia, Zaragoza in Spain. For information about Sister Isabella and examples of her work, see Lines and Colors (blog) at http://linesandcolors.com/2011/11/13/isabel-guerra/.