Week One : introduction

Peter J. Gomes

For this first week in Lent, we have the text of a booklet How to keep a good Lent by the late Reverend Professor Peter J. Gomes.

Peter J. Gomes

Peter John Gomes (1942–2011) was an American preacher and theologian, the Plummer Professor of Christian Morals at Harvard Divinity School and Pusey Minister at Harvard's Memorial Church—in the words of Harvard's president, "one of the great preachers of our generation, and a living symbol of courage and conviction."

Music for this first week is by Estonian composer Urmas Sisask (born 1960). The first three pieces are from his 1988 Gloria Patri, a work consisting of 24 a cappella hymns on Latin texts.