Care Through Touch

Care Through Touch : Massage as the Art of Anointing

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Most statements about embodied spirituality have been cerebral and abstract, presented from a theological or philosophical point of view. This massage manual seeks to give the reader an experience of embodied spirituality. The introduction situates massage, the art of anointing, within the framework of Christian spirituality and then proceeds to enflesh that through the meditative quality of the massage sequences, through the graphic and sensitive portrayal of vulnerability among the various men and women who volunteered to be the models in the sequences and, last but not least, through the visible devotion of the massage therapists.
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  • Paperback | 222 pages
  • 230 x 280 x 13.97mm | 616.89g
  • Continuum International Publishing Group Ltd.
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0826411916
  • 9780826411914

About Mary Anne Finch

Mary Ann Finch is a body therapist, spiritual director, and the founder of the Care Through Touch Institute, a professional school of massage in Berkeley, California that has trained and certified hundreds of ministers and health professionals in a skilled ministry of touch. Graduates of the institute are using its methods with the elderly, the disabled, prisoners, and persons with AIDS all over the world.
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