Living Through Bereavement - With the Help of Christian Thought and Prayer

Author: David M. Owen
Publisher: Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge
Category: Christian Prayer, Christian Life & Practice, Christian Counselling, Christian Ministry & Pastoral Activity, Coping With Death & Bereavement
Book Format: Paperback

All of us are confronted by death at various times in our lives. Some bereavements are particularly devastating - it may be we are very close to the one who has died, or death has come suddenly, unnaturally or even violently. This anthology of quotations is divided into two sections. The first contains material on the Bible's teaching on life after death; the concept of the soul; the need to face the truth of our own mortality; living to the full; untimely death; suicide; death as the result of disaster and of war. The second focuses on solace in grief; the comfort of Christ; our hope of life in heaven; being reunited with those we love, and the great communion of saints. Each chapter has its own introduction and ends with a selection of prayers.

About David M. Owen
The Revd Dr David M Owen was for many years a hospital chaplain. From 1981-1990 he contributed a religious column in Women's Weekly magazine, which reached a readership of several million, and wrote for the International Bible Reading Association (IBRA), which has been serving the world church since 1882. He is the author of Something of a Saint: The lives and prayers of 52 famous Christians (Triangle, 1990) and Losing and Living: Thoughts on every kind of grieving (Triangle, 1991).


SKU BK-9780281059348
Barcode # 9780281059348
Brand Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge
Artist / Author David M. Owen
Shipping Weight 0.2100kg
Shipping Width 13.700m
Shipping Height 1.500m
Shipping Length 21.300m

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