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Schedule & Reading Guide

    1. An Introduction to the First Command Book Club (30 min)

    2. Reading Schedule (How to Read a Book)

    3. Reading Guide (How to Read a Book)

    4. Lecture Series- How to Read A Book (Parts 1 & 2) (3 hrs 8 min)

    5. Live Session 1: January 13, 2022 at 5:30pm PST (Recording)

    6. Q&A from Live Session 1 (January 13, 2022)

    7. Live Session 2 (Part 1): January 27, 2022 at 5:30 PM PST (Recording)

    8. Live Session 2 (Part 2): January, 2022 at 5:30 PM PST (Recording)


  • This month’s book club will have two live sessions.

About this read:

Mortimer Adler’s classic work aims to equip the avid reader with the tools necessary to critically analyze and enjoy books from any tradition. This foundational skill makes an excellent start to the book club, as you will be able to apply its lessons throughout the year.