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An Evening with Sara Miles5:00pm - 6:00pmWait Chapel
An Evening with Sara Miles
Communion at the Corner Store: Eating in the City of God
Paradise is a garden…but heaven is a city. In this concluding keynote talk, Sara Miles will explore hunger, appetite and communion in an unsentimental exploration of what it really means to eat with strangers in the holy, dirty, transnational cities of God. A look at faith in the streets, and what is created through public devotion in mixed public spaces.
Sara Miles is the founder and director of The Food Pantry, and serves as Director of Ministry at St. Gregory of Nyssa Episcopal Church in San Francisco. Her books include Jesus Freak: Feeding Healing Raising the Dead and Take This Bread: A Radical Conversion. Forthcoming in March 2014 is her new book called City of God: Faith in the Streets. She speaks, preaches and leads workshops around the country, and her writing has appeared in the New York Times Magazine, the New Yorker, and on National Public Radio.
Miles’ lecture is part of an all-day conference on March 19 – “Half the Sky, Half the Earth: A Conference on Women, Food, and Faith.” Learn more at divinity.wfu.edu/sky-earth/.