A personification of Acedia from between 1550 and 1625

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Listlessness, boredom, torpor, that "noonday demon" that tempts you away from spiritual connections—that's what was called acedia.
Jarena Lee

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Jarena Lee was the first female preacher in the African Methodist Episcopal Church. In 1836, she published her autobiography.
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Despite the high rates of religious adherence in the United States, fewer Americans are reading the Bible than at any point in history.