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Belief, bodies, and being feminist reflections on embodiment by

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Published by Rowman & Littlefield Publishers in Lanham, Md .
Written in English


  • Feminist theory,
  • Body, Human

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementedited by Deborah Orr ... [et al.].
ContributionsOrr, Deborah, 1946-
LC ClassificationsHQ1190 .B465 2006
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3411528M
ISBN 100742514145, 0742514153
LC Control Number2005027601

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“When a person believes that a God is truly concerned about the well-being of life on earth, and especially of human life, the belief adorns that person with various positive psychological elements such as emotional stability, in times of distress and a highly functional moral compass. About the Book Body Belief offers a holistic plan for healing from autoimmune disease through reconnection to yourself, renewal of your beliefs, and reawakening of your health With warmth, sensitivity, and practicality, Body Belief explores how our beliefs dictate our behavior, which ultimately dictates our health.   Beliefs and values are integral part of a person's internal psychology. They motivate our actions and choices, inform how we handle situations, and even determine how successful we are or are not. A belief is an assumption about the world around you that can't be proven or dis-proven. For example, if you believe in a.   Directed by Craig Ross Jr.. With Emily Deschanel, David Boreanaz, Michaela Conlin, Eric Millegan. Just as Temperance is preparing to publicize her latest book, bodies start showing up that are eerily similar to the victims in her mystery novel/10().