Occupy This Blog?!

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Occupy Wall Street! Occupy Together! Occupy The Pasture! Occupy Religion! Occupy This Blog?! The slogan has become pervasive over the last two months, but what does it mean to “occupy” Wall Street? Or your town? Or something else, like food, the church or this blog? The relevant definition of the word means to “take control […]















Two Kingdoms: Low German Mennonites in Charagua, Bolivia

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This may not relate much to the general topic of this blog (though that’s never stopped me before), but it does have to do with my work in Bolivia. By the end of this post I might find a way to tie it back to food, theology and consumerism. Under the new Bolivian Constitution there […]















Low German Mennonites Go Global

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Already from what little I’ve learned about Low German Mennonites (LGM) in Bolivia, they serve as a fascinating case study in many ways. They are an example in general of the convergence of theology and agriculture, but in particular they’re an interesting example of the globalization of agriculture and the influence of agribusiness. A great […]