By Susan A. Eisenhandler
Aging and faith has been badly ignored within the box of Gerontology. This ebook, containing thirteen chapters of unique thought and examine, is dedicated to realizing where that faith and spirituality carry within the lives of aged individuals. The authors, each one specialists of their personal box, procedure this factor from their backgrounds within the social sciences and the humanities.
Overall it is a ground-breaking assortment: it truly is one of many first makes an attempt to hunt to appreciate the function that faith performs within the lives of aged folks. in accordance with their a number of multi-disciplinary views, the authors utilize numerous qualitative and quantitative methodologies in addition to own narrative and literature to grapple with this factor. ultimately, the publication is exclusive in that it addresses students and scholars, together with the knowledgeable layman, instead of the pro alone.
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Aging and the Religious Dimension by Susan A. Eisenhandler