n Journal for Semitics - The ideal body in the Hebrew Bible compared to that in transpersonal psychology - research

Volume 27 Number 2
  • ISSN : 1013-8471



Despite the Hebrew Bible’s canonicity it does not present a single picture of the ideal body, ranging from texts from the Priestly Source to the Song of Songs and the way the body of God has been portrayed. Its response to and interaction with pluralistic postmodern searching for the ideal, such as in trans-, super- and posthumanism, are therefore a complex struggle which transpersonal psychology can clarify, even if it cannot resolve it.

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