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Planted – Leah Kostamo

Planted review The primary focus of Dining with Donald is built around meals and eating together. Yet, how we produce the food we eat is also important. Are we doing it in such a way that is kind to the planet?  Is it kind to the other creatures we share the planet with? That’s why…

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Community Common Eating theology

Mobile Hospitality – Common Eating

As I said at the beginning of this series, I’m not quite sure there is enough material here for a full 13 weeks of classes.  This topic is definitely one where I’m a little skeptical on the whole idea of there being a full classes worth of material. Mobile Hospitality This is a second post…

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Food Common Eating theology

Common Eating Week 10 – Food & Hospitality

Today I want to tackle food & hospitality and the role common eating plays in each of them.  I also want to be fairly specific about what I mean when I say hospitality.  When I refer to hospitality, I’m not referring so much to laying on nice dinner parties for friends or being the person…

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Food Common Eating Community theology

Common Eating – 9 – Food and Drink

Growing up in the evangelical tradition, the question of what was acceptable and what was not acceptable food and drink for “real Christians” was high on the list of topics that were regularly worked around. My denominational upbringing was teetotal by definition.  My experiences with others from similar backgrounds was that the drinking of alcohol,…

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Community Common Eating Food theology

Common Eating – Fasting and Feasting

The reason I decided to switch this class with the class on Ferial Eating, was that it seemed more logical to examine the idea of fasting and feasting coming out of how we eat on a daily basis instead of vice-versa.  Although both of these topics will arise during the examination of common eating in…

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Community Common Eating Food theology

Common Eating – Ferial Eating

Early in February I wrote a whole post called Keeping the Ferial.  The focus of the post was on ferial eating, or day-to-day eating.  I have a couple of polls up on the right hand side of the blog that ask people about what their general eating habits are both when they eat at home…