Dr Hunt Hannah's Clothed in the Body: Asceticism, the Body and the Spiritual PDF

By Dr Hunt Hannah

Hunt examines the obvious paradox that Jesus' earthly life and put up resurrection appearances are skilled via consummately actual activities and attributes but a few ascetics in the Christian culture seem to search to disclaim the worth of the human physique, to discover it deadening of non secular lifestyles. Hunt considers why the Christian culture as an entire has hardly ever controlled greater than an uneasy truce among the actual and the religious points of the human individual. Why is it that the 'Church' has energetically argued, via centuries of ecumenical councils, for the twin nature of Christ yet turns out nonetheless unwilling to just accept the entire integration of actual and non secular inside of humanity, regardless of Gregory of Nazianzus's remark that 'what has no longer been assumed has now not been redeemed'?

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