9780785288305

When Your Father Dies : How a Man Deals with the Loss of His Father

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  • ISBN13:

    9780785288305

  • ISBN10:

    0785288309

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2006-10-03
  • Publisher: Thomas Nelson Inc

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Summary

For men, the death of a father is uniquely and deeply traumatic. Veerman and Barton share their own experiences with the deaths of their fathers and also those of more than sixty men, including Max Lucado, Chuck Colson, Hank Hannegraaff, and Bill Hybels. They also include insight and practical advice from professional counselors to prepare readers for the emotional struggles that accompany the death of a father.

Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION xi
CHAPTER 1 Reality Check: Acknowledging the Truth 1(14)
CHAPTER 2 The Shock: Sensing the Surprisingly Wide Range and Power of Emotions 15(16)
CHAPTER 3 Aftershocks: Experiencing Emotional Waves 31(18)
CHAPTER 4 The Tallest Tree: Feeling Alone and Vulnerable 49(14)
CHAPTER 5 Mortality Exposed: Realizing That Life Is Short 63(14)
CHAPTER 6 Loss of Audience: Missing the One Who Cheered Us On 77(22)
CHAPTER 7 Powershift: Receiving the Mantle 99(18)
CHAPTER 8 Over the Shoulder: Charting Our Own Course 117(22)
CHAPTER 9 Sensing the Legacy: Knowing What We Have Received and What We Can Pass On 139(20)
CHAPTER 10 Facing the Future: Preparing the Next Generation 159(14)
CONCLUSION Final Words from the Men We Interviewed 173(6)
APPENDIX A Biblical References to Fathers and Sons 179(10)
APPENDIX B Father Films 189(10)
NOTES 199(2)
ACKNOWLEDGMENTS 201(2)
ABOUT THE AUTHORS 203

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