chapter  4
The Female Body: Spirituality and Religion
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Why is it that our bodies seemingly convey such powerful messages about our character, strength, weakness, goodness and evil? Why is it that some people feel more holy, stronger in character, and more worthy if they denounce their bodies’ needs and desires? Why is it that some hide their bodies, wound their bodies, and sacrifice their bodies to experience a sense of spirituality and goodness?