By Susan A. Eisenhandler
Aging and faith has been badly missed within the box of Gerontology. This booklet, containing thirteen chapters of unique conception and learn, is dedicated to figuring out where that faith and spirituality carry within the lives of aged folks. The authors, every one specialists of their personal box, method this factor from their backgrounds within the social sciences and the humanities.
Overall this can be a ground-breaking assortment: it really is one of many first makes an attempt to hunt to appreciate the position that faith performs within the lives of aged folks. in line with their a variety of multi-disciplinary views, the authors utilize various qualitative and quantitative methodologies in addition to own narrative and literature to grapple with this factor. ultimately, the e-book 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