Aging and the Religious Dimension by Susan A. Eisenhandler

By Susan A. Eisenhandler

Aging and faith has been badly missed within the box of Gerontology. This e-book, containing thirteen chapters of unique idea and study, 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, method this factor from their backgrounds within the social sciences and the humanities.

Overall it is a ground-breaking assortment: it really is one of many first makes an attempt to hunt to appreciate the function that faith performs within the lives of aged people. according to their quite a few multi-disciplinary views, the authors utilize quite a few qualitative and quantitative methodologies in addition to own narrative and literature to grapple with this factor. ultimately, the ebook is exclusive in that it addresses students and scholars, together with the trained layman, instead of the pro alone.

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