Dementia

Author(s): John Swinton

Dementia

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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Product Information

General Fields

  • : 9780802867162
  • : William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company
  • : William B. Eerdmans Publishing Company
  • : November 2012
  • : May 2012
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : John Swinton
  • : Paperback
  • : 308