Thou Shalt Not Eat, But Thou Shalt Drink …

For 46 days, the length of Lent, a man from Ohio will sustain himself not with dry bread and water, but with only beer … Are you thinking that’s just the kind of record a North American would want to achieve? In fact, it’s an old monastic tradition dating back to the Middle Ages that our (it must be said) athletically built devotee wants to revive. When you factor in the knowledge that the beverage was sacred in Ancient Mesopotamia too (and was considered as a foodstuff at the time), the zealous enterprise takes on the air of a pious “archaeological” admiration.

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