Take This Bread : A Radical Conversion
by Sara Miles
Editor: Random House USA Inc
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Early one morning, for no earthly reason, Sara Miles, raised an atheist, wandered into a church, received communion, and found herself transformed into embracing a faith that she had once floutedA lesbian left-wing journalist who had covered revolutions around the world, Miles did not invent a religion that was about angels or good behavior or piety; his faith centered on hunger, real food, and real bodyBefore long, she turned the bread she ate to the communion of tons of groceries, stacked one on the altar church to be donatedIn a few years, she and those she served started nearly a dozen food banks in the poorest areas of the cityTake This Bread is rich in the real life of the Dickensian characters-the church of the ladies, the millionaires, the schizophrenics, the bishops and the thieves-all blown into Miles of Life by the implacable force of its new vocationHere, in this terribly beautiful, passionate book, is the living communion of Christ”The most amazing book”Anne Lamott “endearing, funny, and very entertaining.Miles comments, often with great insight, on the ugliness that many people associate with a particular brand of ChristianityWhy would anyone who is thinking of becoming a Christianis one of the questions she addresses, and her answer is equally compelling from reading”Compiled List “PowerfulThis book is a jewel[and] will stay with you forever”What Miles learns about faith, about himself and about the gift of giving and receiving graciously are wonderful gifts for the reader.”The National Public Radio”[A] happy memorydefenders of the great tent – Christianity in the true sense of the worda history of livelihood discovery and transmission”National Catholic Reporter Rigorously honest, Take This Bread shows how hard and how to welcome everyone, without exception”
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