Why don't monks/saints eat meat?
#1
Every time the diet of a saint is mentioned it never has meat.why is this?
Is there a belief animal meat inflames lust?
Just because meat is very tasty and giving it up is ascetic?
I personally love fried chicken and blood sausage  :D
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#2
"I personally love fried chicken and blood sausage."

Now you're talking--I do too. Giving meat up must be a kind of love gift to God. Someone else on the forum will certainly flesh this out further. (Sorry--couldn't help the pun!)
Qui me amat, amet et Deum meum.
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Don't forget that for most of history meat was a luxury. The average person was lucky to have meat once a week or once a month. People typically lived on grains, legumes, nuts, and (depending on location) fish. Today, meat is so widely available and is cheaper than a lot of foods especially nuts and fish. For modern people fish is more a luxury than meat.
Blood of Christ, relief of the burdened, save us.

“It is my design to die in the brew house; let ale be placed in my mouth when I am expiring, that when the choirs of angels come, they may say, “Be God propitious to this drinker.” – St. Columbanus, A.D. 612
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(02-27-2020, 11:07 AM)xsantiagox Wrote: I personally love...blood sausage  :D

Prieta? Boudin? :P
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