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September 19, 2019
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Time Details:
Chairs for 40 set auditorium style. Table at the side of the room by the door. AV set up. TB
Whiton Room
66 Leavitt Street
Hingham, MA 02043
Hingham Reference Desk: 781-741-1405
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Evening with the Author: Father Tim Schenck presents "Holy Grounds: The Surprising Connection Between Coffee and Faith

Thursday, September 19, 2019

From coffee bean's discovery by 9th century Ethiopian Muslims to being condemned as "Satan's drink" by medieval Christians to becoming an integral part of Passover in America, coffee has fueled prayer and shaped religious culture for generations. Hingham resident and Episcopal priest, Tim Schenck, will explore the fascinating-and controversial-history of the world's favorite beverage with reflections based on his new book Holy Grounds: The Surprising Spiritual Connection Between Coffee and Faith-From Dancing Goats to Satan's Brew.