Archaeological and Ethnographic Pespectives on Food, Politics, and Power
Author: Michael Dietler,Brian Hayden
Publisher: University of Alabama Press
ISBN: 081735641X
Category: Social Science
Page: 444
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In this collection of fifteen essays, archaeologists and ethnographers explore the material record of food and its consumption as social practice.

Feasts in John

Jewish Festivals and Jesus' "hour" in the Fourth Gospel
Author: Michael A. Daise
Publisher: Mohr Siebeck
ISBN: 9783161490187
Category: Religion
Page: 222
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In this work Michael A. Daise broaches the question of the rationale lying behind the six feasts mentioned in the Gospel of John. He argues that, in an earlier recension of the Fourth Gospel, those feasts were sequenced into a single, liturgical year and, as such, furnished temporal momentum for the concurrent motif of Jesus' 'hour'. After reviewing the feasts as they appear in the narrative, then critiquing the major theories proposed for their purpose, the author presents his key premise that the Passover at John 6:4 is to be read not as a regular Passover, observed on 14 Nisan (first month of the Jewish calendar), but as the 'Second Passover' of Numbers 9:9-14, observed on 14 Iyyar (second month of the Jewish calendar). The law of "hadash" for barley (6:9) requires a date for chapter 6 after the regular Passover; the Exodus manna episode (Exodus 16), on which John 6 largely turns, dates to 15 Iyyar; the contingent character of the Second Passover explains Jesus' absence from Jerusalem in John 6; and, with John 5 and 6 reversed, the chronology of John 2:13-6:71 coheres. On such a reading, the feasts of the entire Fourth Gospel unfold within a single, liturgical year: Passover (2:13), Second Passover (6:4), the unnamed feast/Pentecost? (5:1), Tabernacles (7:2), the Dedication (10:22-23) and Passover (11:55). Inasmuch as this scheme brings chronological design to chapters 2-12, and inasmuch as those same chapters also chronicle the imminent arrival of Jesus' "hour" (2:4; 12:23), an overarching purpose for the feasts emerges; namely, to serve the motif of Jesus' "hour" by marking the movement of time toward its arrival.

Feasts of Phantoms

Author: Kehinde Adeola Ayeni
Publisher: Fisher King Press
ISBN: 0981393926
Category: Fiction
Page: 350
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How is a well meaning mother to protect her daughter from a culture where the birth of a baby girl is met with despair because the only future open to her is that of sexual assault and teenage pregnancy, which would doom her to a life of illiteracy and poverty as it has doomed her lineage before her? Genital mutilation has many causes but at the root of all of them is fear. A fear that pushes a mother to do the unthinkable to a daughter that she loves? What does a scapegoat do with the fate she has been handed? Accept it and roll with it, or reject it? How is she to reject it when the acceptance of her role is needed for her culture's psychic equilibrium? In the theater of the mind where all springs forth, is there such a thing as an innocent victim, and a victimizer? Feasts of Phantoms is a novel that explores of all of these questions.

The Feasts of Camelot

With the Tales that Were Told There
Author: Mrs. T. K. Hervey
Publisher: N.A
Category: Camelot (Legendary place)
Page: 233
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Medieval Feasts and Banquets

Food, Drink, and Celebration in the Middle Ages
Author: Tehmina Bhote
Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc
ISBN: 9780823939930
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 64
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Examines the role of food during medieval times, discussing how it was prepared, shared, and used in society.

Food and Feasts in the Middle Ages

Author: Lynne Elliott
Publisher: Crabtree Publishing Company
ISBN: 9780778713487
Category: Juvenile Nonfiction
Page: 32
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Describes medieval foods and how they were prepared and eaten, covering such areas asmedieval theories about food, farming, markets, the spice trade, the meals of different classes in society, and related topics.

Feasts and Fasts

An Essay on the Rise, Progress, and Present State of the Laws Relating to Sundays and Other Holidays, and Days of Fasting; with Notices of the Origin of Those Days, and of the Sittings and Vacations of the Courts
Author: Edward Vansittart Neale
Publisher: N.A
Category: Fasts and feasts
Page: 436
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The Power of Feasts

Author: Brian Hayden
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107042992
Category: History
Page: 440
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In this book, Brian Hayden provides the first comprehensive, theoretical work on the history of feasting in societies ranging from the prehistoric to the modern.

The Lord's Feasts: A Prophetic View of Israel, Christ, and the Church

Author: Rev Albert Bailey
Publisher: Holy Fire Publishing
ISBN: 1603832475
Category: Religion
Page: 144
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The Lord Feasts are historical with prophetic implications. Historical in the fact that it follows the events of the nation of Israel as pertaining to the seven feasts the Lord instituted in Leviticus 23. These feasts are the Feast of Passover and Unleavened Bread, the Feast of the Firstfruits, the Feast of Pentecost, the Feast of Trumpets, the Feast of Atonement, and the Feast of Tabernacles. Prophetic in that the first four has been fulfilled to the very second, while the last three are explained to the very detail that they will be fulfilled in the near future.

Feasts & Holidays of Bible

Author: Rose Publishing
Publisher: Rose Publishing Inc
ISBN: 1596365412
Category: Religion
Page: 14
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Feasts of the Bible - Jewish Roots of Believers in Yeshua (Jesus) Throughout the Old Testament, God commanded the children of Israel to observe his holy days (holidays) to remember the mighty things that he had done in the lives of Israel's forefathers. The Feasts of the Bible ebook celebrates and explains the meaning behind the different feasts and why they are important to God. Feasts of the Bible contains an easy-to-read chart that provides each holiday's name, explanation, date of observance, and symbolic meaning pointing to Jesus as the promised Messiah. Why should you learn about the Hebrew roots of Christianity? As a Jew, Jesus celebrated these feasts and holidays each year. The ebook is an excellent tool to learn about the Jewish roots of Christianity and to discover Yeshua, "Jesus," in each "holy day." The ebook shows the Hebrew name, spelling, pronunciation, symbolism of Jesus, Bible references, and New Testament fulfillment for each of God's appointed feasts: •Passover (Pesach) •Unleavened Bread (Hag HaMatzot) •Firstfruits (Yom HaBikkurim) •Feast of Weeks or Pentecost (Shavuot) •Feast of Trumpets or Rosh HaShanah (New Year) •Day of Atonement or Yom Kippur •Tabernacles or Sukkot (Feast of Booths) •Rejoicing in the Law or Torah (Simchat) •Feast of Dedication or Hanukkah (Chanukah or Feast of Lights) •Feast of Lots or Purim The Feasts of the Bible ebook provides important insights into the works of God on behalf of his chosen people. Feasts of the Bible is a celebration of the rich and meaningful heritage given to believers through Christ. The ebook reveals insightful and historical facts about each of the holidays; for example - •Passover: A hymn is usually sung at the end of the Passover service, as was the case with Jesus and his disciples during the Last Supper (Matthew 26:30). •During the Rosh HaShanah synagogue services, the shofar (ram's horn) is blown 100 times. •Hanukkah is known as the Feast of Lights or the Feast of Dedication because of a legendary miraculous provision of oil for the eternal light in the Temple. •Purim marks the deliverance of the Jews through Queen Esther. Feasts of the Bible also includes additional fascinating facts about the feasts of the Bible; for instance: •Leviticus 23 is sometimes called "God's calendar of redeeming grace" because the 44 verses tell of God's redemptive plan. •God told Moses that seven of the feasts were to be "appointed feasts of the Lord" and were to be proclaimed as sacred assemblies (Leviticus 23:1 & 2). •Three of the feasts were pilgrimage feasts. Feasts of the Bible is a fantastic teaching tool for churches and groups who want to explore their Jewish heritage found in Christ. Believers will also find the observance of the feasts and holidays as a meaningful way to add depth to their devotion to God. There's a small group DVD-based curriculum to go with this pamphlet. Click here (or go to FeastsOfTheBible.com) to see sample videos, sample sessions from the leader and participant guides, and to find out more about the Feasts of the Bible DVD-based study. •September 4, 2013 - RoshHaShana (Jewish New Year) •September 13-14, 2013- Yom Kippur •September 18, 2013 - Sukkot

A Book of Feasts and Seasons

Author: Joanna Bogle
Publisher: Gracewing Publishing
ISBN: 9780852442173
Category: Cooking
Page: 193
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"A Book of Feasts and Seasons" recaptures the lost traditions surrounding major feasts and festivals--every occasion of the Christian Year.

Celebrating Jesus in the Biblical Feasts

Discovering Their Significance to You as a Christian
Author: Richard Booker
Publisher: Destiny Image Publishers
ISBN: 0768497752
Category: Religion
Page: 109
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Weaving the Scarlet Thread From the Feasts of Israel to Jesus! This intriguing and biblically sound book clearly shows the significance of each Feast of the Lord—and how they all point to Jesus. Dr. Richard Booker depicts the unity found in God’s unfolding purposes for His people, be they Jew or Gentile, from the new birth found in Passover and the Crucifixion, all the way to entering God’s rest found in the Feast of Tabernacles and the Second Coming. The Always-Present One said to Moses, “Tell the people of Israel: ‘You will announce the Always-Present One’s appointed feasts (festivals) as holy gatherings. These {are} My special feasts (Leviticus 23:1-2 PEB). The Feasts of the Lord given originally to Israel are pictures of the Messiah, and represent seven phases of spiritual growth in the life of believers: • Passover. • Unleavened Bread. • First Fruits. • Pentecost. • Trumpets. • Atonement. • Tabernacles. Welcome the relevance and richness of celebrating the feasts today!

Feasts of Jehovah

Foreshadows of Christ in the Calendar of Israel
Author: John Ritchie
Publisher: Kregel Publications
ISBN: 9780825495403
Category: Religion
Page: 80
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The seven Old Testament feasts given to Israel are carefully examined to demonstrate how God deals with men and women in grace.

Unlocking the Secrets of the Feasts

Author: Michael Norten
Publisher: Thomas Nelson
ISBN: 0718037030
Category: Religion
Page: 112
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Amazing prophecies of God's plans for the world can befound embedded in the customs of the feasts of Israel. The intricate detail of theprophecies illustrated in the observances of these feasts provide insight intoGod's plan for the ages.

Midnight Feasts

Author: May E. Southworth
Publisher: Applewood Books
ISBN: 1429010770
Category: Cooking
Page: 156
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May Southworth's 1914 ""Midnight Feasts"" is designed to provide recipes to accompany the light-hearted fun and laughter of a midnight supper. The recipes for salads and chafing-dish allow hosts to provide their guests with satisfying food with a minimum of effort.

Moveable Feasts

From Ancient Rome to the 21st Century, the Incredible Journeys of the Food We Eat
Author: Sarah Murray
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
ISBN: 1429970278
Category: Social Science
Page: 272
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Today the average meal has traveled thousands of miles before reaching the dinner table. How on earth did this happen? In fact, long-distance food is nothing new and, since the earliest times, the things we eat and drink have crossed countries and continents. Through delightful anecdotes and astonishing facts, Moveable Feasts tells their stories. For the ancient Romans, the amphora---a torpedo-shaped pot that fitted snugly into the ship's hold---was the answer to moving millions of tons of olive oil from Spain to Italy. Napoleon offered a reward to anyone who could devise a way of preserving and transporting food for soldiers. (What he got was the tin can.) Today temperature-controlled shipping containers allow companies to send their frozen salmon to China, where it's thawed, filleted, refrozen, and sent back to the United States for sale in supermarkets as "fresh" Atlantic salmon. Combining history, science, and politics, Financial Times writer Sarah Murray provides a fascinating glimpse into the extraordinary odysseys of food from farm to fork. She encounters everything from American grain falling from United Nations planes in Sudan to Mumbai's tiffin men who, using only bicycles, carts, and their feet, deliver more than 170,000 lunches a day. Following the items on a grocery store shopping list, Murray shows how the journeys of food have brought about seismic shifts in economics, politics, and even art. By flying food into Berlin during the 1948 airlift, the Allies kept a city of more than two million alive for more than a year and secured their first Cold War victory, appealing to German hearts and minds---and stomachs. In nineteenth-century Buffalo, the grain elevator (a giant mechanical scooping machine) not only turned the city into one of America's wealthiest, but it also had a profound influence on modern architecture, giving Bauhaus designers an important source of inspiration. In a thought-provoking and highly entertaining account, Moveable Feasts brings an entirely fresh perspective to the subject of food. And today, as global warming makes headlines and concerns mount about the "food miles" clocked by our dinners, Murray poses a contentious question: Is buying local always the most sustainable, ethical choice?

The Feasts of Judaism

Author: Stephen J. Binz
Publisher: Twenty-Third Publications
ISBN: 9781585955961
Category: Religion
Page: 130
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An appreciation of the feasts of Judaism will help Christians understand modern Judaism and the faith of Jesus. The biblical festivals are celebrations of God's saving actions for all generations. In the Jewish rituals, the past becomes present and all partake of the saving graces of God's redemption. Here you will study the pilgrim feasts of Passover, Pentecost, and Booths, the High Holy Days of Rosh Hashana and Yom Kippur, the minor feasts of the Ninth of Ov, Purim, and Hanukkah, and the Sabbath and Jubilee Year. Understand the roots of the Christian faith in the faith of our elder brothers and sisters in Judaism.

Siren Feasts

A History of Food and Gastronomy in Greece
Author: Andrew Dalby
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134969856
Category: COOKING
Page: 336
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Cheese, wine, honey and olive oil - four of Greece's best known contributions to culinary culture - were already well known four thousand years ago. Remains of honeycombs and of cheeses have been found under the volcanic ash of the Santorini eruption of 1627 BC. Over the millennia, Greek food diversified and absorbed neighbouring traditions, yet retained its own distinctive character. In Siren Feasts, Andrew Dalby provides the first serious social history of Greek food. He begins with the tunny fishers of the neolithic age, and traces the story through the repertoire of classical Greece, the reputations of Lydia for luxury and of Sicily and South Italy for sybaritism, to the Imperial synthesis of varying traditions, with a look forward to the Byzantine cuisine and the development of the modern Greek menu. The apples of the Hesperides turn out to be lemons, and great favour attaches to Byzantine biscuits. Fully documented and comprehensively illustrated, scholarly yet immensely readable, Siren Feasts demonstrates the social construction placed upon different types of food at different periods (was fish a luxury item in classical Athens, though disdained by Homeric heroes?). It places diet in an economic and agricultural context; and it provides a history of mentalities in relation to a subject which no human being can ignore.