The Heat of Spirituality book discussion series continues with
My Name is Asher Lev, by Chaim Potok, brings readers into the life of a Jewish artist growing up in the 1950s. Asher Lev is a loner with an artistic gift. But his art causes conflict between him and his family and community. Can a Hasidic Jew maintain his faith while also celebrating his art? What role does art play in religion and spirituality?
South Hill Branch Manager Louise Sullivan will lead the discussion. You may attend and participate even if you have not read the book.
The series continues on the following dates with discussions of the following books:
November 12 -- Unorthodox: My Scandalous Rejection of My Hasidic Roots
February 11 -- When Bad Things Happen to Good People
March 11 -- A Wrinkle in Time
April 8 -- Persepolis
For more information about this discussion series, click here or call 444-5386.
TIME: 6:30 p.m.
LOCATION: South Hill