By David Grumett
Food - what we devour, how a lot we consume, the way it is produced and ready, and its cultural and ecological value- is an more and more major subject not just for students yet for we all. Theology at the Menu is the 1st systematic and historic evaluation of Christian attitudes to nutrition and its function in shaping Christian id. David Grumett and Rachel Muers spread a desirable historical past of feasting and fasting, nutrition rules and resistance to law, the symbolism hooked up to specific meals, the connection among nutrition and doctrine, and the way nutrition has formed inter-religious encounters. every person drawn to Christian methods to meals and vitamin or looking to know the way theology can interact fruitfully with daily life will locate this booklet a stimulus and an inspiration.