A Christian Guide to Body Stewardship, Diet and Exercise

1 Chapter 1: Biblical Foundations: Human Body, Fitness and Care Key Terms: Appearance Embodiment Stewardship Beauty Image of God Suffering Body Incarnation Temple Character Resurrection Worship Creation Sanctification Discipline Self-control Learning Objectives: • Demonstrate an awareness of common misconceptions about physical fitness and appearance • Articulate a Christian theology of the human body • Explain biblical foundations for care of the body, expressed in part through physical fitness and healthful diet