Category: The Oregonian

Fasting for Lent: Why evangelical Christian millennials are embracing the ritual

The Oregonian Karen Westerfield Tucker, School of Theology One year, 22-year-old Bethany Mark tried to go vegan. The next, she skipped coffee. Her annual spring fasts aren’t about bettering herself or saving the environment. They’re her 21st Century way of observing Lent, a 40-day Christian season of preparation for Easter… Expert quote: “Evangelicals are now coming […]