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Regular Hours: Sundays from 8:30-10:25 AM and following the 10:30 am Service.

The mission of the Library at Saint John's Cathedral is to develop an inviting environment that is conducive to deeper understanding and knowledge regarding Christianity, theology, spirituality, and how we can best express these in our world. The Cathedral Library is committed to providing quality Christian media to St. John's parishioners as well as to members of our sister parishes in the Diocese of East Tennessee.


The Cathedral Library has many wonderful books and resources available ranging from interpreters bibles, commentaries, spiritual formation, novels, selections on history, gardening, cooking, and music. Children and juvenile materials are also included in the collection.


For questions about the library, or to volunteer, contact the Cathedral Librarian, Rick Boyd.

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2024-25 Cathedral Book Group:  

Thursday, September 5th

Song of America: Patriotism, Protest and the Music That Made a Nation

by Jon Meacham and Tim McGraw

Discussion led by: Nancy Goslee

Thursday, October 3rd

The Lincoln Highway

by Amor Towle

Discussion led by: Helen Tews


Thursday, November 7th

The Question of God: C.S. Leis and Sigmund Freud Debate God, Love, Sex, and the Meaning of Life

by Dr. Armand M. Nicholas, Jr.

Discussion led by: The Very Rev. John C. Ross


Thursday, December 5th

Love is the Way

by Michael Curry

Discussion led by: Susan Parker Weatherford


Thursday, February 6th

John Lewis, In Search of the Beloved Community

by Raymond Arsenault

Discussion led by: The Rt. Rev. Brian L. Cole

Thursday, March 6th


by Patricia Hudson

Discussion led by: Carney Ivy

Thursday, April 3rd

The Words of My Father: Love and Pain in Palestine

by Yousef Bashir

Discussion led by: Bob

Thursday, May 1st


by Cormac McCarthy

Discussion led by: Dr. Ralph Wood

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The St. John's Cathedral Library was given to the Glory of God and in Thanksgiving for

the Lives of

Wadie Joseph Harb & Alice Makla Harb


The American Association for State and Local History (AASLH) is a national association that provides leadership and support for its members who preserve and interpret state and local history in order to make the past more meaningful to all people.

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