October 14, 2013 / Praxis
In the Eucharist we have a material practice that makes of us a social body, implicating all our eating and overeating.
Debra Dean Murphy is an assistant professor of religious studies at West Virginia Wesleyan College. She is the author of Teaching That Transforms: Worship as the Heart of Christian Education, and her articles and essays have appeared in Modern Theology, Cross Currents, Liturgy, and the Christian Century. She blogs at Intersections: Thoughts on Religion, Culture, and Politics.