Food & Faith Conference Recordings

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Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Video and audio from the Sept. 27-28 event, "Summoned Toward Wholeness: A Conference on Food, Farming, and the Life of Faith" are now online on iTunes U.

Will Samson, director of the Seminary Stewardship Alliance, leads a workshop on the Eucharist during the event.The event explored how a concern for food and agriculture can deepen faith and heal our lands and communities. Featured speakers included Ellen F. Davis, Amos Ragan Kearns Distinguished Professor of Bible and Practical Theology at Duke Divinity School; Joel Salatin, an organic farmer and author; Scott Cairns, professor of English at the University of Missouri; Norman Wirzba, professor of theology and ecology at Duke; and Matthew Sleeth, author and founder of Blessed Earth. The conference also included workshops on topics ranging from farmworker advocacy to baking bread as the locus of theology and spirituality.

This event was hosted by Duke Divinity School, Wake Forest University School of Divinity, Blessed Earth, Cherokee Gives Back, The Duke Endowment, The Humane Society of the United States, and Anathoth Community Garden.

Available recordings include all plenary sessions and the opening worship session with Sleeth. Salatin's session is also available on YouTube and below: