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A Holy Meal – Gordon T Smith

Review for A Holy Meal. About three and a half years ago, I started looking for suggestions on books dealing with Holy Communion. At the time, Tom Wright’s The Meal Jesus Gave Us, was the only one I followed through on. I’ve been collecting and starting to read through other books since then. One of the first one’s I’ve finished is A Holy Meal: The Lord’s Supper in the Life of the Church, by Gordon T. Smith. The best part of this book may be…Continue readingA Holy Meal – Gordon T Smith

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Common Eating 7 – Thanksgiving in the Meal

The course will have just finished looking at the Eucharist, which means thanksgiving, and in the Anglican tradition “The Great Thanksgiving,” is the name given to the prayer for the consecration of the elements within the Eucharistic service.So this week, I would like the class to move form the more specific form of thanksgiving into a general of discussion of thanksgiving within the meal context.  One element of this week’s lesson will involve looking at the use of table graces,…Continue readingCommon Eating 7 – Thanksgiving in the Meal