Food for Thought: Free Lent Course 2017 These reflections are intended to be equally helpful for individuals working alone, or groups working together. Each week takes the Common Lectionary Sunday Readings as a jumping off point, and then moves to another piece of scripture. Extract: "Lent is a chance to interrogate our relationship with food - perhaps the most basic relationship we have with the world around us. In many ways "food is the new rock and roll" - it defines the culture - but despite shows like "The Great British Bake-off", these days we do less and less actual cooking ourselves, and more and more consume what others, or machines, have created for us. "Today food is politics, food is class, food is religion, food is society - but that was equally true in Jesus' day." To read more, please download the full course below.