Feasting on Life

Adams, Carol J.
July 2000
Ecotheology: Journal of Religion, Nature & the Environment;Jul2000, Vol. 5 Issue 9, p38
Academic Journal
Examines spiritual practice of vegetarians. Consideration of vegetarianism as a medication in action; Emphasis on the process of vegetarianism; Difference between non-vegetarian and vegetarian spiritualities.


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