Lent: it’s bigger than you…

Here’s a link to my latest piece at One Peter Five: “‘He Was Led By the Spirit into the Desert: The Mystical Context of Curial Politics’“. It picks up on things I discussed in my last post there, but delves into some (for me, at least) remarkable spiritual and liturgical lessons.

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“The observance of Lent is the very badge of the Christian warfare.” — Pope Benedict XIV

Gloomy reading and happy Lent! (Or maybe I have that backwards?)


About The Codgitator (a cadgertator)

Catholic convert. Quasi-Zorbatic. Freelance interpreter, translator, and web marketer. Former ESL teacher in Taiwan (2003-2012) and former public high school teacher (2012-2014). Married father of three. Multilingual, would-be scholar, and fairly consistent fitness monkey. My research interests include: the interface of religion and science, the history and philosophy of science and technology, ancient and medieval philosophy, and cognitive neuroscience. Please pray for me.
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One Response to Lent: it’s bigger than you…

  1. Your post was quite compassionate towards our Pope and a committee has been formed in response to it and while it can not yet be said that your excellent exercise is definitive proof that you have gone wobbly be advised that you are under strict scrutiny.

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