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Food and Faith in Christian Culture

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ISBN-10: 0231149972

ISBN-13: 9780231149976

Edition: 2011

Authors: Ken Albala, Trudy Eden

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Description:

Without a uniform dietary code, Christians around the world used food in strikingly different ways, developing widely divergent practices that spread, nurtured, and strengthened their religious beliefs and communities. These never-before published essays map the intersection of food and faith over the past five centuries, charting the complex relationship between religious eating habits and politics, social structure and culture.Theoretically rich and full of engaging portraits, essays consider the rise of food buying and consumerism in the fourteenth century, the Reformation ideology of fasting and its resulting sanctions against sumptuous eating, the gender and racial politics of…    
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Book details

List price: $25.00
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication date: 1/17/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 280
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.792
Language: English