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The Resource Heaven's kitchen : living religion at God's Love We Deliver, Courtney Bender, (electronic resource)

Heaven's kitchen : living religion at God's Love We Deliver, Courtney Bender, (electronic resource)

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Heaven's kitchen : living religion at God's Love We Deliver
Title
Heaven's kitchen
Title remainder
living religion at God's Love We Deliver
Statement of responsibility
Courtney Bender
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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DLC
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Bender, Courtney
Dewey number
306.6/09747/1
LC call number
BL2527.N7
LC item number
B46 2003
Series statement
Morality and society series
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  • God's Love We Deliver (Organization)
  • Volunteer workers in social service
  • New York (N.Y.)
Summary expansion
How do people practice religion in their everyday lives? How do our daily encounters with people who hold different religious beliefs shape the way we understand our own moral and spiritual selves? In Heaven's Kitchen , Courtney Bender takes a highly original approach to answering these questions. For more than a year she worked in New York City as a volunteer for a nonprofit, nonreligious organization called God's Love We Deliver, helping to prepare home-cooked meals for people with AIDS. Paying close attention to what was said and not said, Bender traces how the volunteers gave voice to their moral positions and religious values. She also examines how they invested their conversations, and mundane activities such as cooking, with personal meaning that in turn affected how they saw their own spiritual lives. Filled with vibrant storytelling and rich theoretical insights, Heaven's Kitchen shows faith as a living practice, reshaping our understanding of the role of religion in contemporary American life
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Heaven's kitchen : living religion at God's Love We Deliver, Courtney Bender, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 179-188) and index
Contents
1. Decorating holiday bags at the Friends seminary, making dinner in the kitchen -- 2. The meals are the message : God's Love We Deliver, 1985 to 1994 -- 3. Getting the meals out : daily life in the kitchen -- 4. Religious practice in the kitchen -- 5. What we talk about when we talk about religion -- 6. Doing something about AIDS -- Conclusion : hints followed by guesses
Control code
OCM1bookssj0000523110
Dimensions
unknown
Isbn
9780226042817
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2002073563
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)bookssj0000523110
Label
Heaven's kitchen : living religion at God's Love We Deliver, Courtney Bender, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 179-188) and index
Contents
1. Decorating holiday bags at the Friends seminary, making dinner in the kitchen -- 2. The meals are the message : God's Love We Deliver, 1985 to 1994 -- 3. Getting the meals out : daily life in the kitchen -- 4. Religious practice in the kitchen -- 5. What we talk about when we talk about religion -- 6. Doing something about AIDS -- Conclusion : hints followed by guesses
Control code
OCM1bookssj0000523110
Dimensions
unknown
Isbn
9780226042817
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
2002073563
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)bookssj0000523110

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