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Description - Whitebread Protestants by Daniel Sack

At the beginning of Whitebread Protestants, Daniel Sack writes "When I was young, church meant food. Decades later, it's hard to point to particular events, but there are lots of tastes, smells, and memories such as the taste of dry cookies and punch from coffee hour - or that strange orange drink from vacation Bible school." And so he begins this fascinating look at the role food has played in the daily life of the white Protestant community in the United States. He looks at coffee hours, potluck dinners, ladies' afternoon teas, soup kitchens, communion elements, and a variety of other things. A blend of popular culture, religious history and the growing field of food studies, the book will reveal both conflict and vitality in unexpected places in American religious life.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780312294427
ISBN-10: 0312294425
Format: Paperback
(216mm x 140mm x 17mm)
Pages: 270
Imprint: St Martin's Press
Publisher: St Martin's Press
Publish Date: 8-Feb-2002
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Daniel Sack

DANIEL SACK is the Associate Director of the Material History of American Religion Project.

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