A report on the “Bread in the Wilderness” food and faith conference

by C. Mark Batten, Office of Communications

Each year, Wake Forest University School of Divinity’s Food, Faith, and Religious Leadership Initiative hosts a food and faith intensive in western North Carolina. Here, amidst holy ground, faith leaders gather for 5-days to participate in God’s active renewal of the face of the earth and explore the ways they are called to join God in that good work.

The guiding question:

How can we think and act holistically about our interrelated challenges – ecological degradation, social inequity, and climate change – all of which find their focus around food?

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