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Join Us! Come Eat! Foodways, Religious Identities, and Cultural Practices

(28) Join Us! Come Eat!  Foodways, Religious Identities, and Cultural Practices - Jeremy Rapport, Department of Religious Studies

Why do some Christians insist that the Bible dictates a vegetarian diet for the faithful?  Is Kosher practice the same across all Jewish communities?  Are ethical vegans practicing a type of religion?  These and other questions will guide our examination of food, religion, and culture.  Food and religion sustain us, connect us with one another, and help us find meaning in the everyday practices of life.  By examining foodways in their religious and cultural contexts we learn about religious identities, worldviews, and the lived realities of people of faith.