Entries by Caroline Morris


It’s Beautiful When You Eat: Reclaiming and Rediscovering Appetite

“It would seem that misogynistic religious traditions sometimes play a role in the entry of anorexia and various eating disorders, as they encourage women to develop appetite-denying practices. Traditional, patriarchal readings of the text take away the notion of appetite as life giving, and these alternative readings have the ability to give women back what was taken from them: a healthy appetite, the expression of which is in their control.”