“We must, as the Apostle says, live by faith, not by sight.”

Samuel Johnson

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Download a copy of An Act of Faith.  The PDF contains the following: Pre-Reading Questions, the short story, and a Postscript (post-reading writing/thinking prompts).

See below for short stories that explore the idea of faith.

An Act of Faith

Word Count: 929 words

Reading Level: secondary

Genre: fiction

Summary: What would you do if you were confronted by a devil in your bathroom? Not the best way to start the day. With a little bit of timely advice and a bagel, the protagonist performs an act of faith.


Course: The American Civil War

Word Count: 605 words

Reading Level: secondary

Genre: historical fiction

Summary: Confronted with the horrors of war, a young nun tries to give comfort to a mortally wounded soldier. She wonders if her efforts are enough.