Day: September 8, 2011

Food & Faith: A Theology of Eating

Norman Wirzba’s new book, Food & Faith: A Theology of Eating was reviewed by Mary Bowling on Englewood Review of Books. Bowling writes that the new book is more of a Christian theology book than a book for foodies:

The burningness of love

Once on Pentecost Sunday I received the Holy Spirit in such a manner that I understood all the will of Love in all, and all the modes of this will of the heavens and of heavenly things, and all the perfection of perfect justice, and all the shortcomings of the lost; and with regard to all, I saw the will in which they then were, either of truth or of falsehood.

Using this Sunday’s Gospel on September 11th, 2011

At first glance, it looks like a great text for this Sunday: Peter came and said to Jesus, “Lord, if another member of the church sins against me, how often should I forgive? As many as seven times?” Jesus said to him, “Not seven times, but, I tell you, seventy-seven times. (Matthew 18:21-22)

Freedom Fries: Remembering 9/11

Unfortunately the backlash of hate after September 11, 2001 went much further than changing the names of a couple of our favorite foods. There were victims who didn’t die due to the hatred of the terrorists, but due to the hatred of so-called “patriotic Americans.”