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Author Wirzba, Norman.
Title Food and faith : a theology of eating / Norman Wirzba.
Imprint Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2011.
Book Jacket
 Main Collection  BR115.N87 W57 2011    AVAILABLE


Call # BR115.N87 W57 2011
Phys. Description xix, 244 p. ; 24 cm.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents 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.
Summary "This book provides a comprehensive theological framework for assessing eating's significance, demonstrating that eating is of profound economic, moral, and theological significance"-- Provided by publisher.
Local Note J.V. Morsch Center for Social Justice request
Subject Dinners and dining -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.
Food -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.
Food habits.
Cover Ti Food & faith
ISBN 9780521195508 (hardback)
0521195500 (hardback)
9780521146241 (paperback)
0521146240 (paperback)