Talking Theology

Liz Kent - What Role Does Eating Play in a Good Theology of the Body?

February 08, 2021 Philip Plyming Season 3 Episode 9
Talking Theology
Liz Kent - What Role Does Eating Play in a Good Theology of the Body?
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Talking Theology
Liz Kent - What Role Does Eating Play in a Good Theology of the Body?
Feb 08, 2021 Season 3 Episode 9
Philip Plyming

Do our bodies really belong to us? How did Jesus eat and how does it speak to how we eat today? How do the sacraments speak to our bodily identity? What does it mean to break bread together? Where’s the good news for those of us who struggle with how we see food?

Note: This podcast includes discussion of disordered eating

Reverend Dr Liz Kent is the Director of the Wesley Study Centre at St John’s College in Durham and a Methodist minister in Chester-Le-Street. Her doctoral research at Durham University explored the Church and Eating Disorders. Our question today: What Role Does Eating Play in a Good Theology of the Body?


Show Notes

Do our bodies really belong to us? How did Jesus eat and how does it speak to how we eat today? How do the sacraments speak to our bodily identity? What does it mean to break bread together? Where’s the good news for those of us who struggle with how we see food?

Note: This podcast includes discussion of disordered eating

Reverend Dr Liz Kent is the Director of the Wesley Study Centre at St John’s College in Durham and a Methodist minister in Chester-Le-Street. Her doctoral research at Durham University explored the Church and Eating Disorders. Our question today: What Role Does Eating Play in a Good Theology of the Body?