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(PUBJossey-Bass)"Paulsell writes about bathing and clothing the body, the necessity of exercise and rest, sexuality, and physical debilitations. Through this extremely well-written book both lay readers and clergy will develop an appreciation for the body. Highly recommended,"---Library Journal. 224 pages, softcover.
Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 224 Vendor: John Wiley & Sons Dimensions: 9 X 6 (inches)
ISBN: 0787967572 ISBN-13: 9780787967574 Availability: Usually ships in 24-48 hours.
In this exquisite and sensitive book, author Stephanie Paulsell draws on resources from the Christian tradition to show how readers can learn to celebrate the body's pleasures, protect the body's vulnerabilities, and develop the practices that will ultimately transform a troubled relationship with the body into one of honor and joy. A practical resource, "Honoring the Body" weaves together Scripture, history, and lively stories that can help readers recover and sustain an appreciation for themselves as physical beings.