By Susan A. Eisenhandler

ISBN-10: 0865692106

ISBN-13: 9780865692107

Aging and faith has been badly ignored within the box of Gerontology. This publication, containing thirteen chapters of unique thought and study, is dedicated to realizing where that faith and spirituality carry within the lives of aged individuals. The authors, every one specialists of their personal box, procedure this factor from their backgrounds within the social sciences and the humanities.

Overall it is a ground-breaking assortment: it's 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 number of multi-disciplinary views, the authors utilize numerous qualitative and quantitative methodologies in addition to own narrative and literature to grapple with this factor. eventually, the e-book is exclusive in that it addresses students and scholars, together with the informed layman, instead of the pro alone.

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