Born Again Bodies

If you are a Protestant and you are on a diet, you may not want to read this book. Although R. Marie Griffith examines the American Protestant understanding of the relation between body and spirit with vivid detail and skillful sensitivity to the complexity of the issues involved, after seeing the book’s pictures and reading its descriptions of the multitude of Christian diet movements of the past two centuries, you may never be able to diet in the same way again.

 

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