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Is Christopher West the Next Fr. Corapi?

  I hadn't thought of writing in over a year until, a some weeks ago, I read Alice von Hildebrand's new book " The Dark Night of the Body " which is on the problems with Christopher West's Theology of the Body (TOB) and how it misrepresents the Pope John Paul II's teaching in some areas.    The book is excellent, but it and all the articles, I read, on this subject seemed flawed because they didn't use quotes from TOB refuting West's misunderstandings.   I felt called to write an article that remedied this deficiency.    Fred   PS-Below is the article and Thomas Howard's email commenting on my article.  (Mr. Howard wrote a blurb for the back cover of von Hildebrand's " The Dark Night of the Body. ")          Dear Mr. Martinez: I think your piece on Chris West does touch on the crux of the difficulty that he poses for those (including me) who want to remai