TOB Tues: The Sign of the Dying Body

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JPII-dove.pngRecently came across an old article from Susan Windley-Daoust on The Sign of the Dying Body: How the Theology of the Body Helps Us to Die in Love

Dying—undergoing it, or helping one who is dying—is a privileged space where we see and encounter God himself. And in dying, the ensouled body serves as a sign of gift and giving, yielding one’s life to the embrace of God. It is a sign that well-illumined the insights of John Paul II’s Theology of the Body.

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Windley-Daoust recently published a book with more on this topic: Theology of the Body, Extended: The Spiritual Signs of Birth, Impairment and Dying.

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