What Your Body Knows About God

| December 3, 2014


Rob Moll. What Your Body Knows About God: How We Are Designed to Connect, Serve and Thrive. Downers Grove, IL: InterVarsity, 2014. 217 pp. $16.00.

What does it mean to be created in the image of God? Are there real-life implications from the fact that Christians' bodies are temples of the Holy Spirit? Does scientific evidence support the presence of a soul or spirit within us? In his new book What Your Body Knows About God: How We Are Designed to Connect, Serve, and Thrive, award-winning journalist Rob Moll seeks to show that science does prove that our bodies are spiritual, that spiritual practices actually change us, and that we are most fulfilled when we are loving God and others through service. Moll observes:

The Christian way heals, provides meaning, gives hope, and offers a path to a good life by connecting us to God and other people. The fingerprints of our loving Creator are evident in our bodies, and our desires for connection and communion are not simply physical necessities but gifts from a God who desires our company. (199)

Since research in the field of mind/body/soul connection continues to increase, What Your Body Knows About God will…


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