The first edition of Theology of the Body Explained (2003) quickly became a Catholic best-seller, serving as a standard reference text in universities, seminaries, and private study. This newly revised and expanded edition (2007) is based on Michael Waldstein’s outstanding translation of John Paul II’s catechesis Man and Woman He Created Them: A Theology of the Body (2006).
In this newly revised and expanded edition:
About this author
Christopher West is recognized around the globe for his work teaching and promoting John Paul II’s theology of the body. He serves officially as a research fellow and faculty member of the Theology of the Body Institute near Philadelphia. West has also taught graduate and undergraduate courses on a number of other faculties, including St. John Vianney Seminary in Denver, the John Paul II Institute in Melbourne, Australia, and the Institute for Priestly Formation in Omaha. He is the best-selling author of four books, and his popular column “Body Language” is syndicated to newspapers throughout the United States. Christopher lives with his wife, Wendy, and their four children near Lancaster, PA.