Susan Windley-Daoust

About Susan Windley-Daoust

Dr. Susan Windley-Daoust is assistant professor of theology at St. Mary's University of Minnesota, a spiritual director, and a wife and mother of five children. The article is based in research done for her book, The Theology of the Body, Extended: The Spiritual Signs of Childbirth, Impairment, and Dying (Lectio Publishing, 2014). For more information, see or

The Sign of the Dying Body: How the Theology of the Body Helps Us to Die in Love

Dying—undergoing it, or helping one who is dying—is a privileged space where we see and encounter God himself ... the ensouled body serves as a sign of gift and giving, yielding one’s life to the embrace of God ... a sign that well- … [Read more...]