Stories From the Edge

Stories From the Edge

A Theology of Grief

Book - 2008
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Where is God in the midst of suffering? How do people find strength and comfort in times of terrible adversity? Award-winning writer Greg Garrett addresses these questions and others as he helps readers grapple with the question of where God can be found in times of tragedy. He explores the theological themes of biblical stories and American myths and discusses how these stories have shaped our beliefs about God. He further examines what these foundational narratives reveal about our understanding of God, how they inform how we live our lives, and how we experience God's presence in the midst of grief and suffering. This well-written volume is engaging reading for clergy, chaplains, pastoral counselors, and all who must find the courage and faith to support individuals and families in times of suffering and grief.

Publisher: Louisville : Westminster John Knox Press, [2008]
Edition: First edition.
Copyright Date: ©2008
ISBN: 9780664232047
0664232043
Branch Call Number: 248.866 G192
Characteristics: xx, 131 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm

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