Soul care, said Socrates, was the most important activity a human could do. It was far more important than such common human concerns as the desire for money or honor (“likes” on Facebook?).
Socrates demonstrated by example what he meant by soul care: 1) a realistic attitude about death, 2) the importance of an examined life, 3) recognition of the limits of human understanding, and 4) the responsibility of being a good citizen. As this book tries to show, these Socratic themes are very similar to the three Lenten practices: fasting, almsgiving, and prayer.
Lent begins on Ash Wednesday
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|Size: ||3.8 MB|
|Publisher: ||Toplink Publishing|
|Date published: || 2017|
|ISBN: ||9781946801142 (DRM-EPUB)|
|Read Aloud: ||not allowed|