The Flavors of Faith: Holy Breads

The Flavors of Faith: Holy Breads

by Lynne Meredith Golodner
     
 

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Sharing food is a cornerstone of virtually every faith on the planet. Now, author and veteran food writer Lynne Meredith Golodner invites you to circle the globe, then step into your kitchen to make breads from sacred Native American, Jewish, Christian and Muslim traditions. Holy Breads is the first book in a new series, The Flavors of Faith, which will inspire and…  See more details below

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Sharing food is a cornerstone of virtually every faith on the planet. Now, author and veteran food writer Lynne Meredith Golodner invites you to circle the globe, then step into your kitchen to make breads from sacred Native American, Jewish, Christian and Muslim traditions. Holy Breads is the first book in a new series, The Flavors of Faith, which will inspire and nourish readers with real-life stories and cross-cultural food traditions.

Millions of small groups meet in congregations, libraries, coffee shops and living rooms nationwide. The Flavors of Faith is a perfect choice for a series of small-group discussions with friends taking turns baking a new treat every week. Interested in a fresh approach to training in cross-cultural competency? Human resource departments, educational institutions and health care centers nationwide are looking for new ways to help men and women explore these issues. This innovative book can turn a cross-cultural class into a delightful experience of learning while tasting and then sharing stories from across the whole community.

Lynne’s stories will inspire you to share your own! In this book, you are invited to visit The Flavors of Faith website to post your own stories, recipes, ideas and questions. By taking part in The Flavors of Faith you can help other readers appreciate the richness of faith and food, whatever your own faith or culture may be.

In The Flavors of Faith: Holy Breads, chapters include the importance of food in strengthening American communities, plus a recipe from a beloved American poet; the story of pretzels as both a symbol of prayer and an annual reminder of a season that involves 1 in 3 people on the planet; an introduction to popular Jewish breads with easy recipes to produce beautiful woven loaves; a taste of Native American traditions that is both sweet and savory; a visit to an American Muslim community where women baked bread to build a house of worship and cultural center; plus more stories and recipes of breads that families prepare for holidays around the world; and the story of a rich and surprising tradition that truly is described as The King of Breads.]

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[Enjoy eating? Fascinated with faith? Like to share with friends? You’ll love this book about timeless spiritual connections between food and faith. Lynne Meredith Golodner invites you to enjoy stories that circle the globe, then step into your kitchen to make breads from cultural and sacred traditions in Native American, Jewish, Christian and Muslim communities. This is a perfect choice for a series of small-group discussions with friends taking turns baking a new treat every week. Lynne’s stories will inspire you to share your own!

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940016611440
Publisher:
David Crumm Media, LLC
Publication date:
05/01/2013
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
108
File size:
4 MB

Meet the Author

After 15 years as a journalist for national media in New York, Washington, D.C., and Detroit, Lynne Meredith Golodner created Your People LLC to provide marketing, public relations and business development for entrepreneurs, businesses and non-profits. The Detroit-based business specializes in building business through storytelling and relationships-building. An adjunct professor at University of Detroit-Mercy, Lynne is a widely published author and guest speaker; this is her eighth book. Her book on Jewish women and hair covering, Hide and Seek, has gone through several printings to worldwide acclaim. With a BA from the University of Michigan and an MFA from Goddard College, Lynne has two poetry books and six non-fiction books published, including Stand Out from the Crowd, a DIY business book. Lynne lives in Southfield, Michigan, with her husband Dan and their four children.

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