March 26, 2009 / Perspective
A conversation with Dr. Joel Shuman on the bodily enactment of the church, specifically how it deals with death and dying, in a disembodied world.
Joel Shuman teaches moral theology at King’s College in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. He is a frequent public speaker, the author of numerous articles about theology and medicine, and coauthor of Heal Thyself: Spirituality, Medicine, and the Distortion of Christianity and Reclaiming the Body: Christians and the Faithful Use of Modern Medicine. Dr. Shuman is also coeditor of the forthcoming book Wendell Berry and Religion: Heaven’s Earthly Home (University Press of Kentucky).