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Dr. Andrew Sodergren

Note: This article is part of an ongoing series on Pope St. John Paul II’s “Theology of the Body” (TOB). In Matthew 5:27-28, Jesus reaffirmed the sixth commandment and brought it to fulfillment by teaching that one must refrain not only from overt acts of adultery but also the interior …

Note: This article is part of an ongoing series on Pope St. John Paul II’s “Theology of the Body” (TOB). In the Sermon on the Mount, Jesus taught, “You have heard that it was said, ‘You shall not commit adultery.’ But I say to you that every one who looks …

Note: This article is part of an ongoing series on Pope St. John Paul II’s “Theology of the Body” (TOB). The New Law of the Gospel given to us by Christ calls us to conversion of heart. External conformity to the moral law is not sufficient. God desires the whole …

Note: This article is part of an ongoing series on Pope St. John Paul II’s “Theology of the Body” (TOB). By taking on our human nature in the Incarnation, Jesus, the eternal Son of the Father, united himself intimately with us. He did this in order to save us from …

Note: This article is part of an ongoing series on Pope St. John Paul II’s “Theology of the Body” (TOB). Jesus came not to abolish the law and the prophets but to fulfill them (Mt. 5:17). Through His teaching and example, the Lord has called us, His disciples, to a …

Note: This article is part of an ongoing series on Pope St. John Paul II’s “Theology of the Body” (TOB). In the second major part of TOB, Pope St. John Paul II guides us in exploring the implications of our redemption in Christ and the moral teaching of the New …

Note: This article is part of an ongoing series on Pope St. John Paul II’s “Theology of the Body” (TOB). For the last several months, we have explored the effects of our first parents’ fall from grace. We explored the nature of their sin and how it disrupted the harmony …

Note: This article is part of an ongoing series on Pope St. John Paul II’s “Theology of the Body” (TOB). In my last articles, I explored the scourge of pornography as a prime example of the problem of “shamelessness.” I discussed how porn is omnipresent today, toxic to body and …

Note: This article is part of an ongoing series on Pope St. John Paul II’s “Theology of the Body” (TOB). While recently discussing the issue of “shamelessness” in this series, I identified pornography as the most prevalent example in today’s culture. Last month, I began to answer the question of …

Note: This article is part of an ongoing series on Pope St. John Paul II’s “Theology of the Body” (TOB). Last month I raised the problem of shamelessness and how, in the face of concupiscence, a healthy sense of shame is essential in preserving the dignity of the human body …