Shelley Yael Dennis: A Political Theology of Food
Dinner’s ready and so is this episode with Dr. Shelley Yael Dennis. In this episode Dr. Dennis talks about her new book, Edible Entanglements: On a Political Theology of Food. We talk about how our theology and climate change crisis affects how we think about food.
Shelley Yael Dennis, MD, PhD, is Faculty Chair of Health Sciences and Sustainability at Rio Salado College in Tempe, Arizona. Dr. Dennis earned her medical degree at University of Illinois at Chicago, where she witnessed the public-health impacts of food-system disparities. Intrigued by the theological implications of systemic inequalities, she went on to earn her doctorate from Drew University.
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