Demenita: Living in the Memories of God
Dementia is one of the most feared diseases in Western society today. Some have even gone so far as to suggest euthanasia as a solution to the perceived indignity of memory loss and the disorientation that accompanies it. In this book John Swinton develops a practical theology of dementia for caregivers, people with dementia, ministers, hospital chaplains, and medical practitioners as he explores two primary questions: Who am I when I've forgotten who I am?What does it mean to love God and be loved by God when I have forgotten who God is? Offering compassionate and carefully considered theological and pastoral responses to dementia and forgetfulness, Swinton's Dementia: Living in the Memories of God redefines dementia in light of the transformative counter story that is the gospel.
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- John Swinton
- Paperback | 308 pages
- 152.4 x 226.06 x 22.86mm | 430.91g
- Publication date
- 30 Nov 2012
- William B Eerdmans Publishing Co
- Publication City/Country
- Grand Rapids, MI, United States
- Bestsellers rank