Episode 39: Holy Grub: Food & Religion

May 30, 2017

In Episode 39 of the Brew Theology Podcast, Holy Grub is served. Janel, Andy, Meghan & Liz brew up an always relvant topic: food and religion. Food and Religion are routinely interwoven into the fabric of cultures. Far from being separate entities, a religion’s perspective of, use of, and beliefs about food and consumption help define norms, practices, and habits surrounding eating, and manifest in a wide range of practices around the world. For instance, Hindu’s reverence of cows helped shape an entire culture of people who revere and protect cattle, often leading to violent cultural clashes between local Muslims for whom cow is one of the few halal – or allowable – types of meat in which to eat. Or, for instance, take the Catholic observance of Lent, which for devotees, encourages an abstinence from red meat at times, while also employing an elaborate metaphor (or is it?) about eating and drinking the flesh and blood of their savior.

All of this and so much more... 

This show is brought to you by Boggy Draw Brewery. If you dig this episode and/or other Brew Theology shows, give this episode a share, rate Brew Theology on iTunes and give BT a brewtastic review!

///

P.S. We are hosting Homebrewed Christianity's Tripp Fuller and philosopher Peter Rollins in Denver on August 18-19. Head over to www.theologybeercamp.com to get info and tix.

P.P.S. We will be at The Wild Goose Festival in Hot Springs, NC on July 13-16. We'd love to meet you there.

///

Follow us on Facebook & Instagram (@brewtheology) & Twitter (@brew_theology) Head over to the Brew Theology website, www.brewtheology.org to become a local partner, sponsor or contributor. Questions & inquiries about Brew Theology, the alliance/network, Denver community or podcast, contact Ryan Miller: ryan@brewtheology.org &/ or janel@brewtholeogy.org.

Brew Theology swag HERE. T-shirts, tanks, hoodies, V-neck's, women's, etc. all in multiple colors

00:0000:00

Facebook Comments: