“Christ Has No Body But Yours,” a Poem

As I was studying the works of St. Teresa of Avila, I came across a poem that is attributed to her, but apparently is not found in her writings. It seems to be a modern pseudepigraph. (Update: the words may have been written by Methodist minister Mark Guy Pearse and Quaker medical missionary Sarah Elizabeth Rowntree. See this blog here.)

Even so, I thought it was exceptionally beautiful. It is called Christ Has No Body. It reminds me of Symeon the New Theologian’s We Awaken in Christ’s Body.

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