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Illness, Disability and Caring

How the Bible can Help us Understand

Bernadette Meaden

978 0 232 53456 6 |May 2020
Paperback |128 pp |178 x 110 mm
Price: £7.99

A Bible Study book for individuals or groups, which explores how the Bible today can help us to view illness and disability in a way which helps people thrive, and points the way to making society a better environment where everybody is treated with respect and justice. What are the challenges facing carers in today’s world, and should it be seen as a gift? What is meant by terms such as ‘strength in weakness’ and ‘the authority of suffering’?

Illness, Disability and Caring is part of the all new series, How the Bible can Help us Understand.

These short books are aimed at ordinary people committed in their faith and wanting to live Christianly, but not brought up in a Bible-studying tradition. They prompt intelligent thought, reflection and guidance on issues that really matter to people, using illustrations from life and popular culture as well as studies of Bible passages. They are not ‘The Bible has all the answers’, but ‘How can the Bible contribute to my understanding?’.

Bernadette Meaden <p>is a freelance writer who has contributed to many publications on political, social and religious issues. In recent years has written extensively for Ekklesia on social justice issues, particularly welfare reform and its impact on the poorest and most disadvantaged members of society.</p>
ISBNs: 9780232534566 978-0-232-53456-6 Title: illness disability and caring