Theology of the Body Evangelization Team
Between 1978 and 1984, Pope St. John Paul II delivered a series of Wednesday audiences that eventually became known as the Theology of the Body. This profound teaching offered what St. John Paul called an “adequate anthropology” – an examination of what it means to be human, made in God’s image and likeness, and how that reality is made visible in our human bodies.
TOBET seeks to share this life-affirming message with others through educational resources: books, programs, talks, and seminars will offer hope and healing to a culture in need.
Like every other Christian, I’ve been on a quest for years, for the perfect spiritual Christmas. It’s an admirable search, but Christmas is not solely a spiritual event. It’s about a body. God was already “with us” in Old Testament times, before the birth of Jesus....read more
This week will bring change, of the sort none of us can comfortably predict. Whatever happens on Tuesday, our nation will reap what has been sown. The genie is out of the bottle, Pandora can’t stuff it all back down in the box. We’ve sown a disregard for authority;...read more
“Like many young women, I wanted more than anything to attract men. I tried to fill the space inside of me with flirtations and flings and, truth be told, <sex>. I felt sure that if I persuaded a man to love me, I would feel complete, worthy. Of course, like...read more