Book Groups Discuss How Their Faith Relates to Literature
Pohl, Laura Zahn, Daily Herald (Arlington Heights, IL)
Byline: Laura Zahn Pohl Daily Herald Correspondent
With the prevalence of book groups, it's no surprise that discussion groups focused on faith, fellowship and social justice have also formed in DuPage County.
First United Methodist Church of Glen Ellyn has two groups under way - Faith in Fiction and its women's book group. The Faith in Fiction group primarily reads popular fiction, but considers a faith perspective.
"We discuss our books like any other book group, but we tie in our faith," said Mary Cress of Glen Ellyn. "We ask ourselves, 'Where is our faith in this?' "
Recent selections have included "Madras on Rainy Days" by Samina Ali, "The …
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Publication information: Article title: Book Groups Discuss How Their Faith Relates to Literature. Contributors: Pohl, Laura Zahn - Author. Newspaper title: Daily Herald (Arlington Heights, IL). Publication date: July 9, 2005. Page number: 3. © 2009 Paddock Publications. COPYRIGHT 2005 Gale Group.
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