In honor of Jesus’s birth, the book for December will be Christ The Lord: Out of Egypt, by Anne Rice. The next meeting is December 18 at 6:30 p.m. Anyone interested in joining the discussion can get a book from Jennifer Rudolf or Geri Jacobs.
This book received 4 out of 5 stars from reviews on www.amazon.com. The site had the following description: “With the Holy Land in turmoil, seven-year-old Jesus and his family leave Egypt for the dangerous road home to Jerusalem. As they travel, the boy tries to unlock the secret of his birth and comprehend his terrifying power to work miracles. Anne Rice’s dazzling, kaleidoscopic novel, based on the gospels and the most respected New Testament scholarship, summons up the voice, the presence, and the words of Jesus, allowing him to tell his own story as he struggles to grasp the holy purpose of his life.”