Episode 40

Choose Love | ACW40


October 7th, 2019

32 mins 35 secs

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About this Episode

How have criticisms of your work changed how you teach TOB? What is the "disinterested gift of self"? Is hell real?

Ask Christopher West is a weekly podcast in which Theology of the Body Institute Director Christopher West and his beloved wife Wendy share their humor and wisdom, answering questions about marriage, relationships, life, and the Catholic faith, all in light of John Paul II’s beautiful teachings on the Theology of the Body.

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This week’s questions:

Q1: What are some of the lessons you’ve learned about how you present TOB from listening to your critics? How have you changed your approach based on feedback you’ve received?

Q2: What is the “disinterested gift of self”?

Q3: Is there really a place called hell? Or is hell what we experience when body and soul are divided?

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Resources mentioned this week:

Gaudium et Spes - Christopher references Chapter 24 in this episode

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