Things tagged lent


  1. John Herreid

    Novels for Lent

    February 12, 2016 6:04 pm 7 Comments

    Many years ago, I came across a list of suggested disciplines to embrace during Lent. One of the things suggested was to refrain from reading novels during the forty days of Lent. It’s a discipline that I’m happy to say I have never engaged in. In fact, novels and fiction… Read more »

    Tags: Fiorella de Maria Harry Sylvester James Casper lent Michael O'Brien reading T.M. Doran

  2. John Herreid

    Fiction for Lent

    February 20, 2015 11:02 pm 6 Comments

    About ten or so years ago I decided to read through all of the short stories of Flannery O’Connor during Lent. In her exploration of many of the darker aspects of humanity, I found a great deal to meditate upon. It made for one of the most fruitful Lenten seasons… Read more »

    Tags: lent reading lists