In Maternal Physique: A Theology of Incarnation from the Christian East, Carrie Frederick Frost locations Orthodox Christian sources on motherhood icons, hymns, and prayers into dialog with one another. In so doing, she brings an anchored imaginative and prescient of motherhood to the twenty-first century particularly the embodied expertise of motherhood.
Alongside the way in which, Frost addresses practices of the Church which have uncared for mom s our bodies, providing a perception for others who additionally select to stay inside truth-bearing however flawed traditions. Whether or not feminine or male, whether or not moms or not, whether or not moms adoptive or organic we every make our look within the cosmos by means of a maternal physique; our mom s physique offers us our personal physique. In these our bodies we stay our lives and discover our approach into the subsequent. From the surprising and contemporary vantage level of the maternal physique, Frost provides new methods of understanding our incarnate expertise as people and higher cultivating a relationship with our Creator.