Mary Louise Bringle, Ph.D.






"Gluttony," detail from Hieronymous Bosch, "Table of Wisdom and the Seven Deadly Sins"

"Eating Well," Christian Reflection (Issue on Health, forthcoming January 2007).

"Care for the Body, Care for the Soul:  Spiritual Issues in Responding to Eating Disorders" and “Food, Body, and God: An Unholy Trinity?”  Lectures at Duke University (February 23, 2003)

"Urgent Hungers:  Theological Implications of Eating Disorders” Keynote address for Eating Disorders Conference, sponsored by Office of Health Ministries, Presbyterian Church USA 
(Stony Point, NY) (Spring 2002)

"Diet," "Eating Disorders," and "Gluttony," Dictionary of Pastoral Studies (London: SPCK [Society for the Propagation of Christian Knowledge], 2001).
"Let There Be Lite: Confessions of a Fat-Free Glutton," The Christian CENTURY, vol. II, no. 30 (October 26, 1994).
"Swallowing the Shame: Pastoral Care Issues in Food Abuse," The Journal of Pastoral Care, vol. 48, no. 2 (Summer 1994).
"Is Eating the Oldest Sin?" Utne Reader, November/December 1993 (excerpted with permission from The Christian CENTURY).
The God of Thinness: Gluttony and Other Weighty Matters (Nashville: Abingdon Press, 1992).

"Food and Body Image in a Fat-Phobic Culture"
Workshop for Women in Ministry in the South Retreat 
(Browns Summit, NC) (Summer 1991)

"Women, Food, and Spirituality"
Workshop for Women's Bodies/Women's Lives Conference (UNC-Charlotte, Charlotte, NC)  (1990)

"Making Peace with Food"
Workshop for Evangelical Women's Caucus International  (Chicago, IL)  (Summer 1990)

"Confessions of a Glutton," The Christian CENTURY, vol. 106, no. 31 (October 25, 1989).

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