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A Body For Glory
Theology of the Body in the Papal Collections

The enigma of the body is the theme of this concisevolume. The text retraces and narrates the habits andcustoms of ancient peoples, religious cults, and artisticideals: the Egyptians, ancient Greece, the Romans,Christianity, and Michelangelo and the Sistine Chapel.And the dynamic connection between art and theology,assisted by the teachings of John Paul II, explores themystery of the body, arriving at an understanding ofwhat the glory of the body is. The volume is enrichedwith color images, with valuable details comparing themany works cited in the text.

ISBN: NCR816

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