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The Women in God's Kitchen: Cooking, Eating, and Spiritual Writing

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Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin once noted that "nunneries in the old days were veritable storehouses of the most delectable tidbits." Perhaps that is why the much-maligned Lucrezia Borgia is said to have truly felt at home only in the company of pious cloistered nuns. In his landmark study, "Holy Anorexia", Rudolph Bell focused his attention on holy women who survived on nothing but the eucharistic wafer. Cristina Mazzoni, taking the opposite tack, savors the food writings and images of a broad spectrum of Catholic saints ...

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0826419127

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9780826419125

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The Women in God's Kitchen: Cooking, Eating, and Spiritual Writing
2006, Continuum, New York

ISBN-13: 9780826419125

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The Women in God's Kitchen: Cooking, Eating, and Spiritual Writing
2005, Continuum, New York, NY

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