By Martin Radermacher

This e-book examines evangelical weight loss diet and health courses and offers a scientific procedure of this assorted box with its big variety of courses. while evangelical Christians interact in health and weight loss program periods to be able to “glorify God,” they typically face skepticism. This publication methods devotional health tradition in North the US from a non secular experiences standpoint, outlining the elemental buildings, principles, and practices of the sphere. beginning with the old backgrounds of this present, the publication techniques either perform and beliefs, highlighting how devotional health courses construe their identification within the face of varied competing deals in non secular and non-religious sectors of society. The e-book indicates a nuanced and complicated knowing of the connection among activities and faith, past ‘simple’ useful equivalency. It offers insights into the formation of secular and spiritual physique beliefs and how those physique beliefs are sacralized within the body of an evangelical worldview.

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