Food and Faith: A Theology of Eating

Food and Faith: A Theology of Eating

by Norman Wirzba
     
 

A comprehensive theological framework for assessing the significance of eating, demonstrating that eating is of profound economic, moral and theological significance.See more details below

Overview

A comprehensive theological framework for assessing the significance of eating, demonstrating that eating is of profound economic, moral and theological significance.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521146241
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
05/31/2011
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
264
Sales rank:
392,334
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)

Meet the Author

Norman Wirzba is Research Professor of Theology, Ecology, and Rural Life at Duke Divinity School. He is the author of The Paradise of God (2007) and Living the Sabbath (2006), among other titles. He lectures widely on topics related to ecology, agriculture and food systems as they are philosophically and theologically understood.

Table of Contents

Foreword Stanley Hauerwas; Preface; 1. Thinking theologically about food; 2. The 'roots' of eating: our life together in gardens; 3. Eating in exile: dysfunction in the world of food; 4. Life through death: sacrificial eating; 5. Eucharistic table manners: eating toward communion; 6. Saying grace; 7. Eating in Heaven?: consummating communion.

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