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Karen Swallow Prior – Fiction Reading List on the Virtues

 

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Karen Swallow Prior’s reading list of 12 novels that have the potential to form virtue in us.

 
They are organized in the manner presented in the book. We recommend reading these novels (or those you haven’t already read) in conjunction with ON READING WELL.  (Half these novels are available as FREE ebooks!)
 
 

The Heavenly Virtues:

 

* Chastity: 

[easyazon_link identifier=”B004TQVQRM” locale=”US” tag=”douloschristo-20″]Ethan Frome[/easyazon_link] by Edith Wharton

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ALSO, available in a variety of
FREE Ebook formats
from Project Gutenberg

 
 

* Diligence: 

Pilgrim’s Progress
[easyazon_link identifier=”B00AQMEV8E” locale=”US” tag=”douloschristo-20″]The Pilgrim’s Progress[/easyazon_link] by John Bunyan

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ALSO, available in a variety of
FREE Ebook formats
from Project Gutenberg

* Patience: 

[easyazon_link identifier=”B075M7VBK7″ locale=”US” tag=”douloschristo-20″]Persuasion[/easyazon_link] by Jane Austen

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ALSO, available in a variety of
FREE Ebook formats
from Project Gutenberg

 
 

* Kindness:

[easyazon_link identifier=”0812984250″ locale=”US” tag=”douloschristo-20″]Tenth of December[/easyazon_link] by George Saunders

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* Humility:

“Revelation” and “Everything That Rises Must Converge” by Flannery O’Connor
Both stories found in [easyazon_link identifier=”0374515360″ locale=”US” tag=”douloschristo-20″]The Complete Stories of Flannery O’Connor[/easyazon_link]
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C. Christopher Smith is the founding editor of The Englewood Review of Books. He is also author of a number of books, including most recently How the Body of Christ Talks: Recovering the Practice of Conversation in the Church (Brazos Press, 2019). Connect with him online at: C-Christopher-Smith.com


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