Help me find this quote
November 14, 2010 10:53 PM   Subscribe

Help me complete this bell hooks quote: "in the act of breaking bread, we call upon"

In the act of breaking bread, we call upon (the traditions?) ...

The difficulty is that she published a book called Breaking Bread in 1999, but the quote I'm looking for is pre-1993. Thanks for any help.
posted by biwa-shu to Media & Arts (3 answers total)
Response by poster: Finally, I found it myself.

In evoking that sense of breaking bread, we call upon the various traditions of sharing that take place in domestic, secular, and sacred life where we come together to give of ourselves to one another fully, to nurture life, to renew our spirits, sustain our hope, and to make a lived politics of revolutionary struggle an ongoing practice.

It's interesting to me that I saw this in 1993 but it was published in 1999. Also, when I saw it there was either a period or an ellipsis after the word 'hope', completely changing the intended meaning of the quote.
posted by biwa-shu at 11:09 PM on November 14, 2010

Curiously, when you answer your own question, the question remains in the "unanswered questions" category...until someone else comments on it. Anyway, glad your have the answer.
posted by grizzled at 6:27 AM on November 29, 2010

Response by poster: Thanks for commenting then! ;)
posted by biwa-shu at 12:43 PM on December 15, 2010

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