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Dr. Laura Grimes

Dr. Laura Grimes
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Dr. Laura Grimes is a feminist theologian, liturgist, and hymn writer; spiritual director and retreat leader; and a wife and mother of two daughters, two sons, and one mischievous bunny. She also blogs at Feminism and Religion.

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Marriage and Food: The Intra-Church Struggle Continues—1 Timothy 4:1-5

Lesson 10: “So the false teachers ‘forbid marriage and demand abstinence from [certain] foods’? Is that all the fuss is about? No wild orgies or murderous rampages? Maybe not, but these beliefs have extensive consequences. Theologically, they imply that true Christians will strive for union with a God who is pure spirit. They must leave behind earthy pleasures like sex and ordinary family life, as well as most tasty foods.”