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The Theology of Suffering and Death: An Introduction for Caregivers,9780415781077
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The Theology of Suffering and Death: An Introduction for Caregivers

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Edition:
1st
ISBN13:

9780415781077

ISBN10:
0415781078
Format:
Hardcover
Pub. Date:
12/14/2012
Publisher(s):
Routledge

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This is the 1st edition with a publication date of 12/14/2012.
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Summary

This book offers a theological foundation for engaging with the realities of suffering and dying. Designed particularly for practical theology students and trainee caregivers, it introduces the spiritual and theological issues raised by suffering and dying. The chapters consider: how Christian theology deals with the problem of suffering and how the Bible treats these difficult issues post-biblical interpretations of Jesus' suffering and the Cross modern instances including ecology, poverty, discrimination and war comparative religious approaches and the depiction in popular culture. Natalie Weaver relates theology to practical issues of caregiving and provides a 'toolbox' for thinking about suffering and death in a creative and supportive way.


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