Union Chapel’s Open Book Group: Tribe

THE OPEN BOOK GROUP of Union Chapel invites the community to join us in reading Tribe: On Homecoming and Belonging by Sebastian Junger.  This best seller is a quick read and provides many insights into the meaning of community and how the need to belong is influencing today’s social and political trends.

Sunday, December 10, 2017 at 11:15 am

At Union Chapel

Booklist writes that “Junger uses every word in this slim volume to make a passionate, compelling case for a more egalitarian society.”

Copies are available from Diane in the church office (788-7898) for $15 – or from your favorite bookseller.  The book will also be the subject of the sermon. All are welcome!

From the book jacket:

“Combining history, psychology, and anthropology, Tribe explores what we can learn from tribal societies about loyalty, belonging, and the eternal human quest for meaning.  It explains the irony that – for many veterans as well as civilians – war feels better than peace, adversity can turn out to be a blessing, and disasters are sometimes remembered more fondly than weddings or tropical vacations.  Tribe explains why we are stronger when we come together, and how that can be achieved even in today’s divided world.”

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