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Theology of the Body 2017-11-15T12:08:07-05:00

With profound insight, world-renowned speaker and author Christopher West demonstrates that the Church’s teaching on sex and marriage “makes sense”, and, in fact, is the “logic” of Christianity—because it corresponds perfectly with the deepest stirrings and desires of the human heart.

This study is for everyone searching for their ultimate purpose in life.

  • Learn why the redemption of our sexuality is the key to happiness.
  • Develop a “new lens” through which to see the world with greater clarity.
  • See how God’s mystery is revealed through the body and spousal love.
  • Discover the truth behind the lies of lust and pornography and how they can be overcome.
  • Learn the language of sexual love.
We concluded last week with the affirmation that the body is not evil. Likewise, Jesus affirms that the heart is not evil. Even though the heart is a battleground between…
Biblical Christianity may be the most body positive religion in the world. It teaches that God made matter and physical bodies and saw that it was all good. It says…
In the development of the history of the people of God, we see a progression from external laws that seek to govern outward behavior to an appeal to the heart…
God’s original plan calls for sexual union to lead to communion. The union of bodies is to be a physical sign of the union of persons. The “one flesh” union…
Lust and Original Nakedness Original nakedness refers to morfe than the 'body' unclothed. It refers to the transparent expression of the person, a naked body that is not treated as…
"Blessed are the pure in heart for they will see God." A pure heart is the simple heart of a child, who does not know about good and evil, the…
Read ahead: Jun 3 Language – Part II (pp 39–42)
It is more blessed to give than to receive. —Jesus Christ Freedom lies at the heart of the gift‐giving meaning of the body. —TOBSL (p31) To love is to give…
God’s look sees the world as good, as created – even where it is a fallen world. And because of God’s look, with which God embraces God’s work and does not…
The community of husband and wife is a community of love that is accepted as given by God and that glorifies and worships God as the Creator. It is therefore the…
The bond is best described in the expression: he now belongs to her, because she belongs to him. They are now nolonger without each other; they are one yet two…
Original Unity This ultimate belonging to one another is, however, unquestionably associated with human sexuality. Quite plainly sexuality expresses the two complementary sides of the matter: that of being an…
The first person is alone. Christ also was alone; we also are alone. But everyone is alone in his or her own way. Adam is alone in anticipation of the other…
Who can speak of these things except in pictures? Pictures after all are not lies; rather they indicate things and enable the underlying meaning to shine through….In complete consistency with the framework…
Read ahead:  Feb 19 Sin and Innocence (pp 5-8) Mar 4 Original Solitude (pp 9-15)
Using Theology of the Body in Simple Language, Tory and Elizabeth Baucum will facilitate a conversation about this teaching of John Paul II. Part One will discuss "Original Man—What are…