The Hungry Soul: Eating and the Perfecting of Our Nature
Free Press, 1994 - 248 pagini
What is the full meaning of eating? What does it reveal about the soul? What is the meaning of human omnivorousness and the myriad customs that refine human eating, transforming animal feeding into human dining? This book examines the phenomena of eating, natural and cultural - from metabolism, appetite, and taste, to hospitality, table manners, and the ritual meal, and reveals how eating not only feeds the body but also nourishes the soul.
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separated from others also separates itself from place , we could say that the
fundamental principle through which the world is created is separation . Creation
is the bringing of order out of chaos largely through acts of separation , division ...
... episode that God makes known both the importance of and the connection
between distinguishing the clean from the unclean and distinguishing the holy (
qodesh , “ apart as sacred or holy , ” possessing an original idea of separation )
and forms but of the mysterious source of form , separation , and intelligibility .
The practice of the dietary laws reflects and achieves the separation of the
people , around the rule of separation , to celebrate through obedience the
holiness and ...
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THE HUNGRY SOUL: Eating and the Perfecting of Our NatureComentariu Utilizator - Kirkus
Doctor-turned-teacher Kass (Committee on Social Thought/Univ. of Chicago) serves up a stimulating treatise on the anthropology and ethics of eating. In the tradition of ancient philosophers of the ... Citiți recenzia completă