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Christopher West


Christopher West is a renowned educator, cultural commentator, and popular theologian who specializes in making the dense scholarship of the late Pope John Paul II’s Theology of the Body accessible to a wide audience. He's also the best-selling author of several books including Fill These Hearts: God, Sex, and the Universal Longing (Image, 2013); Theology of the Body for Beginners (Ascension, 2009); and Good News About Sex and Marriage: Answers to Your Honest Questions About Catholic Teaching (Charis, 2000). Many of Christophers' books are also integrated into the Logos software. Christopher has appeared on Fox News, ABC News, MSNBC, and EWTN, and has been teaching graduate and undergraduate courses on the Theology of the Body and sexual ethics since the late 1990s. Follow Christopher at ChristopherWest.com.


God, Sex, and Bono


As demonstrated in his encyclical God Is Love, and more recently at the Fifth World Meeting of Families in Valencia, Spain, Pope Benedict XVI, like John Paul II before him, is intent on helping the world see the connection between divine love (agape) and sexual love (eros). To help us reflect on these themes, I’d like to turn to what may seem an unlikely source: Bono, lead singer of U2, which I consider the biggest rock band in the world. You’ve probably heard Bono sing about that “fever”... Read More