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Our popular book club enters its second year and our choice of interesting, provocative and entertaining reads has just been published. You're very welcome to join us. Click on the header to see the list.

Christ Church book club 2018/2019 We will meet on the first Monday of each month at 8pm and the first Thursday at 2pm, venues to be agreed at a later date.

The books:

September- A month in the country- JL Carr (Penguin) – a gentle read for the summer hols with just over 100 pages, a classic with limited spiritual input but plenty to discuss.

October- Mans search for meaning- Viktor E Frankl (Rider)- just read this and found it an amazing and powerful book, no wonder over 9million copies sold!

November- Undivided: Coming out, becoming whole and living free from shame- Vicky Beeching (Harper one)

December- The Testament of Mary- Clom Toibin (Viking). A short novel which was shortlisted for the Booker Prize. Hopefully a topical Christmas number.

January- The book of joy (Cornerstone)- The Dali Lama and Desmond Tutu in conversation continuing that theme we started with C S Lewis!

February-The power and the glory – Graham Greene (Vintage) another classic which raises plenty of questions.

March- (Lent book) The irresistible revolution- living as an ordinary radical- Shane Claiborne (Zonderman)

April- Eleanor Oliphant is completely fine – Gail Honeyman.

May – What is the Bible - Rob Bell (William Collins)- a book recommended as a clearer exposition than that that offered by AN Wilson or Jonathan Sachs!

June- We don’t do God - Carey and Carey (Monarch), The former Archibishop and his son ponder the problems faced by Christians in a secular society.

July- Honest to God- John A T Robinson- a book which created an uproar when published 55 years ago, does it still raise the hackles?

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Published on 24 July 2018

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