A Holy Meal – Gordon T Smith

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 …

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Maundy Thursday Mealtime

Maundy Mealtime chalice and paten

St. Philip’s will be having it’s Maundy Thursday service, Eucharist, and afterwards the stripping of the altar, on Thursday, April 18th, at 7:00pm. Our address is 240 Tache Street. You are welcome to attend, and participate. If you wish to simply attend and observe, you are welcome to do that as well. You may not …

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Book Review – Keeping the Feast

I originally posted this book review on Bubsblurbs.com in late 2012, but wanted to include it here as well. Disclosure of Material Connection: I received this book free from the author and/or publisher through the Speakeasy blogging book review network. I was not required to write a positive review. The opinions I have expressed are …

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The Meal Jesus Gave Us (Holy Communion)

A few weeks ago I sent out a request, via Twitter and Facebook for books on the Eucharist.  In particular, I was hoping to find ones that dealt with the subject of the Eucharist in the terms of a meal.  Among the suggestions I received was Tom Wright’s The Meal Jesus Gave Us: Understanding Holy Communion.  …

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Book Review – Eat With Joy

In writing about food and theology, I’ve constantly been frustrated by how little emphasis is put on the role of eating together in our understanding of how we approach our relationship to food.  One of three things usually occurs.  Either the author gives idea of eating together a token acknowledgement, before the authors move on …

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