Book 89 of Year 2017 – “The good of giving up” by Aaron Damiani

Official Title – The Good of Giving Up: Discovering the Freedom of Lent

Genre – Non Fiction

Book Length – 191 pages

Reading Time – 4 hours

Style/ Plot – Aaron talks about lent and its place in the Christian faith. He took the time to show the research made on the history of lent, why it has a firm place in Christianity and ways Christians can actively participant in the practice of giving up food and other things for lent.

Favourite Quote – “Character is a slowly forming thing. You can no more force character on someone than you can force a tree to produce fruit when it isn’t ready to do so.

The person has to choose, again and again, to develop the moral muscle and skills which will shape and form the fully flourishing character.”

Rating – 3.5/5

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