Are we human beings just a chunk of flesh, a piece of meat staggering about on the face of the planet until death strikes us and drags us into the grave? Are we spiritual beings who long for eternity, suffering now in this worldly muck and mire, merely awaiting the freedom of another world? Is it necessary that the human person be one of these or the other? Is it not possible for both the flesh and the longing for something eternal to meet within us, a constant interplay of the body, the world, and the spirit?
Through the character of Frankie Addams, the 12-year-old protagonist in the 1946 novel, The Member of the Wedding, American Modernist author Carson McCullers (1917-1967) appraises the limited options for women in the twentieth century.
Many educators today long for pedagogies that embrace diverse learning styles, address the need for differentiated instruction, and recognize the possibilities for universal design.
of body and corporeality in Michelangelo
experienced from 1950s to date.