From Catherine to Katniss: Disordered Eating, Resistance, and the Eucharist

Pamela Fickenscher

Article Type: Article

Publication Date: 10/1/2013

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

In a culture of bread and circuses, when some are obsessed with food and bodies but seldom name God as the source of nourishment and growth, the Christian community has the opportunity to celebrate and proclaim Holy Communion—the “body of Christ”—in life-giving ways that resist the reduction of food and bodies to market consumption.

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