Brown Bag Book Review: “East Jesus”

By May 16, 2017Adult Ministries

Brown Bag Book Review East Jesus_HSBrown Bag Book Review: “East Jesus”

June 13 & 20, 2017
Tuesdays | Noon – 1:00 pm | Room 154
Led by award-winning author Dr. Chris Manno
Registration required | Book provided

Dr. Chris Manno (Ph.D. — English, TCU), Adjunct Professor of English at Texas Wesleyan University, American Airlines Captain, leader of extended education programs like TCU’s “Lifelong Learners” series and the Wesleyan Mitchell Lecture series, and active member here at First Church, will be leading an exciting Brown Bag Book Review sponsored by Adult Ministries. You won’t want to miss this excellent opportunity to discuss “East Jesus: A Texas Novel” with Dr. Manno himself.

“East Jesus” by Chris Manno

This unforgettable, moving story about innocence, hope, and conviction unfolds in a dusty Texas panhandle town in 1969. In small town America, rawboned oilfield men and ranchers; strong, stoic women; and struggling young adults live out truths of the heart including the unbearable price of violence — both domestic and in a far-off, unpopular, and poorly understood war. Characters you’ll care about, believe in, and exist through make this a poignant story you’ll live rather than just read.

Contact: Gayle Ammerman | | 817-339-5091






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