Sense of the Sacred

Sense of the Sacred

We are terribly proud of our team at TOBET: the brilliant writers, editors, and designers who have produced the full K through Grade 8 Theology of the Body curriculum, The Body Matters.    Partial portfolio of The Body Matters After the painstaking (and sometimes...
The Body Tells a Story

The Body Tells a Story

This post continues a series of adult reflections on the children’s books that comprise our Theology of the Body curriculum for children, called “The Body Matters.” In 2012, I walked the Camino de Santiago, an ancient 500-mile trek from the border of France, to the...
What’s Good About Limits?

What’s Good About Limits?

This post continues a series of adult reflections on our children’s curriculum, The Body Matters.   One of our most thought-provoking books is “The Body is God’s Design” for third graders. It was originally called “The Body is Limited for Love” but the idea of limits...
Friendships and the Body

Friendships and the Body

This post begins a series of adult reflections on TOBET’s The Body Matters children’s theology of the body curriculum. Our staff was already educated in theology of the body and Catholic studies when we began, but writing these books has been a discovery for all of...