Eating Your Way Through Luke's Gospel
|Rating||:||4.79 (656 Votes)|
|Number of Pages||:||112 Pages|
He outlines the social roles Jesus assumes in Luke's Gospel in relation to food and meals, as well as the relationship between women and food. Food themes in the other three Gospels are also briefly compared with Luke's Gospel. Karris, OFM, ThD, is head of research at the Franciscan Institute at St. Robert Karris spreads before us a unique and delightful framing of the food theme in the Gospel of Luke.Karris describes the food and drink popular in Jesus' day. He has published more than fifteen books, including Liturgical Press titles Jesus and the Marginalized i
As a way to get 'a new angle on familiar materials,' Karris provides a delightful exploration of the terminology related to eating in Luke with 'serious levity.'
Five Stars The author writes with great humor about food in the New Testament (Luke). Carol Blank said Fresh Approach Plus a Special Bonus. Robert Karris has written this book not for scholars, though he is one himself, but for continuing education students, and it is marked by what he calls "serious levity." Eating Your Way through Luke "first emerged from the oven of lively classroom discussion" at Catholic Theological Union in Chicago, Karris explains. After a brief overview of eating rituals and food and drink available to Jesus and his disciples, the author turns to Luke's gospel with its theme of food. Here, b. Peter Butler Jr. said Review: Eating Your Way Through Luke's Gospel. In the Gospel of Luke, Jesus is going to eat, eating, or coming from eating - so contents Robert J. Karris in his fascinating book, Eating Your Way Through Luke's Gospel. In the Gospel of Luke, the reader sees how important food was in the earthly ministry of Jesus - and if food and eating meals was of great significance for Jesus, ought it not be for His followers?Karris' book is amazingly comprehensive for such a short book (109 pages).Karris begins by exploring what the peopl