Charlotte Summer Reading

Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ . You may have seen the classic 1959 movie version starring Charlton Heston, but have you read the novel? Written by American Lew Wallace from Indiana who was seeking both faith and understanding, the novel ended up being one of the most popular novels of the 19th century.   The story revolves around Judah Ben-Hur, a betrayed man imprisoned by the Romans and bent on revenge, who meets Jesus of Nazareth. Join us Thursday, August 24th at 10:30 am in the resource center for discussion about this extensively researched, riveting work! For more information go to