Resurrecting the Person Paperback

Friendship and the Care of People with Mental Health Problems

by John Swinton;


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Resurrecting the Person

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In Resurrecting the Person, John Swinton argues that while mental illnesses are often biological and genetic in origin, the real handicap experienced by individuals is imposed by the types of reactions, values, and attitudes which are typical of contemporary western society. In other words, how a mental illness is experienced has much to do with how it is socially constructed.How will the church react to this suggestion? Swinton suggests that the key to the effective pastoral care of individuals with severe mental illness lies not only within the realms of psychiatry, therapy, and pharmacological intervention, but in the rehumanization which is borne within the relationship of friendship.

Resurrecting the Person by John Swinton was published by Abingdon Press in December 2000 and is our 30780th best seller. The ISBN for Resurrecting the Person is 9780687082285.

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Page last updated 30th November 2016
Author / Artist
Book FormatPaperback
PublisherAbingdon Press (December 2000)
Weight355g
Number of Pages238
Thickness13 mm
Height229 mm
Width152 mm
ISBN9780687082285
ISBN-100687082285
Product Code116251
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