Every single religion has practices that confound its members and non-members alike. And there are perhaps no religious "rules" as eyebrow-raising as those having to do with food. In this special extended episode, we're explaining the basics of some of those food restrictions as well as exploring some of the historical, cultural, and theological foundations beneath these often puzzling dietary restrictions. Did you know that Answers is also a YouTube series? Watch episodes like this one and so many others right here. Also, you can subscribe to our YouTube channel by clicking here. Or you can check out Patheos' other podcast offerings here. Curious about religion? Explore the world's beliefs at Patheos.com or Like and Follow us on Facebook.