December 16, 2013 / Theology
Recent attention to the body opens a discussion of bodily practices to which St. Paul contributes principles for Christian practice.
JoAnn Badley teaches biblical studies at The Seattle School of Theology & Psychology. Long a lover of the Apostle Paul, she is encouraged to find once again that his ancient letters help with the conundrums of our lives.
Jo-Ann Badley and Stephanie Neill propose that the current interest in food in North American culture redresses cultural patterns of detachment in ways consonant with New Testament practices of communion, calling us to gratitude and recognition of the relational character of human living.