Episode 47

It's All About the Gravy | ACW47


November 25th, 2019

38 mins 21 secs

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About this Episode

We're a young couple in college and we're very much in love. What advice do you have for keeping our relationship chaste? What do you think about cursing during prayer? What does TOB teach on tattoes?

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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Q1: What advice could you give to a young couple in college who are striving for a chaste, pure relationship. We’ve been friends for 2 years and dating for 6 months. And with the intense level of emotional closeness we feel, it’s hard for the desire for physical closeness to be kept at bay.

Q2: What is your take on cursing during prayer?

Q3: Does TOB have any insights on tattoos? I feel like everyone has a tattoo these days for their own personal reasons. Are tattoos seen as a way of dishonoring the body in the light of TOB?

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TOB Pilgrimage to the Holy Land

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Featuring music by Mike Mangione.

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