Rel 13. (GS 13) Food and the Sacred (4)

Examines the role of food in religious life through the study of feasts, holy foods and forbidden foods.  Case studies may include the Eucharist, the Passover Seder, Ramadan, and Buddhist teachings on vegetarianism.  The class will attend special events such as a Moravian Love Feast and the Iftar meal during Ramadan.  If possible, the class will cook together, ending the semester with a Ukrainian twelve-course meatless Christmas Eve meal.  

Requirement: 
(HU)
Instructor: 
Chava Weissler
Availability: 
Current
Fall
2014