Brillat-Savarin – The Physiology of Taste

The Physiology of Taste, by Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin, is arguably the most famous food book ever written. First published in 1825, and almost 200 years later, it’s still in print. It’s best known translation is the one by M.F.K. Fisher. I didn’t purchase that one. From comments I’ve read, that edition is famous as much for …

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Tyndale-The Supper of the Lord

As I wander through more readings in food and theology, I’ve come across a few books on the Eucharist itself. The Supper of the Lord, by William Tyndale is one book that caught my attention. I’m a history buff, so a book that comes from the early days of the English Reformation is one that I’m going …

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Karris – Eating Your Way Through Luke’s Gospel

I mentioned in my October reading round up that I would be focusing more on individual books and particularly books on food and theology. Eating Your Way Through Luke’s Gospel, by Robert J. Karris is next up on the list. Robert J. Karris is a professor emeritus in the School of Franciscan Studies at St. Bonaventure University. Eating …

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October 2019 Reading Round Up

My October  2019 reading round up may be my last one for a while. I’m back to reading books that I might want to write full posts about. Already this month I’ve reviewed books by Jann Arden and Margaret Feinberg. This likely means that I will be doing less  reading for pleasure. As it is, …

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Taste and See – Margaret Feinberg

A couple of years ago I wrote a bibliography when I was teaching a Lenten Course called Eucharistic Eating. When I compiled it, I noticed that it was rather low on books dealing with the Eucharist, or food and theology. I’ve finally getting around to correcting this. One of the first books I’ve picked up …

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September 2019 – Reading Roundup

I realize that my September 2019 reading round up is a couple of days early. However, I just finished reading my fourth book of the month, and I know I won’t get any more read in the next couple of days. Plus, There is another post that I intend to put out on Monday. The …

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August 2019 Reading Round Up

August 2019 Jenn Agg

My August 2019 Reading Round Up is quite a short one. Only three books on the list today. I’ve got a couple of other books that I plan to write separate reviews for. This month is a couple of mysteries, and one food biography. January 2019. February 2019, March Fiction 2019, March Non-Fiction 2019, April …

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July 2019 Reading Round Up

The end of July 2019 means I’ve been at these monthly reading round ups for 17 months. I know a year and a half would be a more usual time frame to mark but I like to be a little different. 2019 Roundups January, February, March Fiction, March Non-Fiction, April, May, June This month I’m …

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