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Heaven's Kitchen: Living Religion at God's Love We Deliver

Courtney Bender


How do people practice religion in their everyday lives? How do our daily encounters with people who hold different religious beliefs shape the way we understand our own moral and spiritual selves? This book takes a highly original approach to answering these questions. For more than a year the author of this book worked in New York City as a volunteer for a nonprofit, nonreligious organization called God's Love We Deliver, helping to prepare home-cooked meals for people with AIDS. Paying close attention to what was said and not said, the author traces how the volunteers gave voice to their mo ... More

Keywords: religion, New York, volunteers, moral positions, religious values, spiritual life

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2003 Print ISBN-13: 9780226042817
Published to Chicago Scholarship Online: March 2013 DOI:10.7208/chicago/9780226042831.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Courtney Bender, author