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Welcome to Fat & Faithful, an ongoing conversation where fat women talk faith, politics, and culture as they relate to fatness. 


Nov 7, 2019

Welcome to season 4! 

Our books:

Fat & Faithful: Learning to Love Our Bodies, Our Neighbors, and Ourselves by J. Nicole Morgan #afflink

Lovely: How I Learned to Embrace the Body God Gave Me by Amanda Martinez Beck #afflink

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May 6, 2019

On the closer for season 3, Nicole and Amanda talk about the joy they experience as fat women, specifically about joy that is unique to fat bodies. 


May 2, 2019

CONTENT WARNING: child abuse and death

Nicole and Amanda discuss the burden of grieving in a fat body and grieving for other bodies. 

Mentioned in episode:
Pedagogy of the Oppressed by Paolo Freire
Fat and Fertile group on Facebook by Nicola Salmon

Apr 25, 2019

Amanda interviews her fellow Catholic working mother JoAnna Wahlund, whose book comes out at the end of May. 

Best line from JoAnna in this episode: "We need to change the concept of the male wombless body as being normative" [in the workplace]. 

Apr 12, 2019

Nicole and Amanda talk about how they have been brave lately and also how they still have things they are afraid of.