Food Fight

Walter Brueggemann

Article Type: Article

Publication Date: 10/1/2013

Issue: Bread (Vol. 33, No 4, Fall, 2013)

The “food fight” extends throughout the Bible—the struggle for food between those who have much and those who have little. The fight betrays two contrasting ideologies or theologies about food: the conviction that the world is a closed system of limited resources versus the view that the creation is a process open to the continued gifts of a God who is anything but parsimonious.

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