By Michele Saracino,David H. Jensen

Reinhold Niebuhr argued that one of many primary demanding situations to human lifestyles is the anxiousness brought on by our wish to be ideal and godlike whereas understanding we're restricted and mortal. This e-book explores how human adornment practices negotiate anxieties approximately our finitude. via our garments, we frequently safeguard ourselves from feeling our human frailty and from having others notice our emotional, actual, and non secular vulnerabilities. the incarnation as a sort of “dress,” Saracino claims that obtaining bare with Jesus or embracing our vulnerability is our purely desire at growing life-giving relationships with God and others within the international world.

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