Finding God in the Body draws from the wisdom of the world’s spiritual traditions—Buddhism, contemplative Christianity, and Judaism—to present a modern view of practice-based spirituality.
Reviewed by Benjamin Riggs
Summary: A Spiritual Path for the Modern West
Description: Finding God in the Body turns inward to examine the human condition, meeting personal suffering with heartfelt insight and transformative practice. It steers clear of the wishful thinking, unfounded beliefs, and cynicism that define much of the spirituality genre. Ben Riggs leaves no stone unturned, addressing each stage of the journey as he explores the space between fundamentalism and atheism to uncover a spirituality that resonates with the modern, Western mind. Then he binds that view to an actionable path of self-analysis, prayer, and meditation, which introduce the reader to the God of the body. This book is a much-needed addition to the corpus of spiritual literature, and a must-read for all modern seekers.