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


Jan 12, 2018

Amanda and Nicole share experiences they've had with doctors and specific ways they have learned to advocate for themselves. 

In the episode, we mention Ragen Chastain's resources for doctor visits. You can find them here: 

Dec 3, 2017

Advent is a time in the weeks before Christmas to prepare ourselves for the coming of Jesus and the reality of the Incarnation--God taking on a body forever. If you need some help wrapping your heart and mind around the goodness of bodies, maybe this will help. 

Prayer by Amanda Martinez Beck
"O Come, O Come, Immanuel"...

Nov 15, 2017

Nicole and Amanda talk feasting in fat bodies this holiday season. 

Nov 1, 2017

Nicole and Amanda discuss the ramifications--political and personal--of fat shaming in our culture. 

Oct 10, 2017

Amanda interviews author, baker, and scholar Kendall Vanderslice on the intersection of food, faith, and culture. 

Follow Kendall on Twitter and Instagram (@kvslice for both) and be sure to buy her book when it comes out in Winter 2018/19! (You can read more about it