The Deep Well with Erin Davis Podcast

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Episode 4: Glorified Bodies

Erin Davis: There is a gravestone in London for a man named Solomon Peas. Here’s what it says:

Here lies the body of Solomon Peas
Under the grass and under the trees,
But Peas is not here,
Only the pod.
Peas shelled out and went to God. 

I suppose the reward for spending your whole life having to explain that, “Yes, my name actually is Peas . . .” is that you get to have a witty headstone. But is that really what’s going to happen to each of us when we leave these pods behind and go to God?

Understanding what will become of these bodies of ours is an important part of embracing an “Embodied” theology, and frankly, it’s where I’ve gotten it wrong for a really long time!

Shannan Painter: This is The Deep Well with Erin Davis. I’m Shannan Painter. So if our bodies are …

About the Teacher

Erin Davis

Erin Davis

Erin Davis is married to her high school sweetheart, Jason, and together they parent four energetic boys on their small farm in the midwest. She is the author of more than a dozen books and Bible studies, the content manager … read more …

About the Host

Shannan Painter

Shannan Painter

Shannan is a pastor’s wife and mother to four children. She is passionate about helping people live balanced, healthier lives. While she grew up playing competitive sports and being very active, her weight was a constant struggle. After losing a … read more …