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To the Table: A Spirituality of Food, Farming, and Community

To the Table: A Spirituality of Food, Farming, and Community

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:With the growing farm-to-table movement and popularity of local farmers' markets, we are becoming more conscious of where our food originates. This spirituality of eating and food helps us reflect on current realities and understand how eating forms our souls inwardly, upwardly, and outwardly. The author offers practical guidance on what it means to eat alone or in community with more intention, compassion, humility, and gratitude. She also tells the story of food as it transitions from seed to table. Sidebars contain gardening and food tips, recipes, and food preservation guides. End-of-chapter questions for individual and group use are included.

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About "To the Table: A Spirituality of Food, Farming, and Community"

:With the growing farm-to-table movement and popularity of local farmers' markets, we are becoming more conscious of where our food originates. This spirituality of eating and food helps us reflect on current realities and understand how eating forms our souls inwardly, upwardly, and outwardly. The author offers practical guidance on what it means to eat alone or in community with more intention, compassion, humility, and gratitude. She also tells the story of food as it transitions from seed to table. Sidebars contain gardening and food tips, recipes, and food preservation guides. End-of-chapter questions for individual and group use are included.
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Meet the Author

Lisa Graham Mcminn

Lisa Graham McMinn (Ph.D., Portland State University) is professor of sociology in the department of sociology and social work at George Fox University in Oregon. Her other books include Growing Strong Daughters (Baker); Sexuality and Holy Longing (Jossey-Bass); The Contented Soul (InterVarsity Press) and Walking Gently on the Earth: Making Faithful Choices About Food, Energy, Shelter and More. Her articles have appeared in Journal of Psychology and Christianity, Sociology of Religion, Journal of Psychology and Theology, Research on Christian Higher Education, and Christianity Today.

Table Of Contents

  • :contents
    introduction: Coming Back To The Kitchen
    1. The Common Table
    2. Cooking: Artful Transformations
    3. Preservation
    4. Eating Closer To Home: On Being Neighborly
    5. Harvesting: Labors Of Love
    6. In The Garden
    7. Seeds: Fullness In The Hands Of God
    epilogue: Back To The Kitchen
    recommended Reading

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  • Catalogue Code 434917
  • Product Code 9781587433702
  • ISBN 1587433702
  • EAN 9781587433702
  • Pages 224
  • Department Academic
  • Category Christian Worldview
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Brazos Press
  • Publication Date Jan 2016
  • Sales Rank #77516
  • Dimensions 228 x 152 x 20 mm
  • Weight 0.310kg

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