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Growing Old in Christ

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This new book presents the first serious theological reflection we have on what it means to grow old, particularly in modern American society.

Written by superb team of Christian thinkers from a range of fields, the book explores historical questions of how aging has been seen in Scripture, in the early church, in the Middle Ages, and in contemporary life. Some of the more timely issues raised here include the medicalization of aging, and why this reality presents such a challenge for Christians. A number of constructive themes are also discussed, such as relations among the elderly, friendship, and the care of one another. Every mature reader, as well as those who care for the aging, will benefit from this book.

Contributors: David Aers, David Cloutier, Rowan A. Greer, Stanley Hauerwas, Judith C. Hays, Richard B. Hays, Shaun C. Henson, L. Gregory Jones, Susan Pendleton Jones, Patricia Beattie Jung, D. Stephen Long, M. Therese Lysaught, David Matzko McCarthy, Keith G. Meador, Charles Pinches, Joel James Shuman, Carole Bailey Stoneking, and Laura Yordy.

Growing Old in Christ by HAUERWAS was published by Eerdmans Publishing Company in September 2003 and is our 36457th best seller. The ISBN for Growing Old in Christ is 9780802846075.

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Details for Growing Old in Christ

Page last updated 21st October 2016
Author / Artist
Book Formatbook (details unknown)
PublisherEerdmans Publishing Company (September 2003)
EditorStanley Hauerwas;Carol Stoneking;Keith Meador;David Cloutier
Number of Pages320
Thickness22 mm
Height229 mm
Width159 mm
Product Code21547
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