By L. Eugene Thomas, Susan A. Eisenhandler

Getting older and faith has been badly overlooked within the box of Gerontology. This publication, containing thirteen chapters of unique idea and study, is dedicated to figuring out where that faith and spirituality carry within the lives of aged individuals. The authors, each one specialists of their personal box, strategy this factor from their backgrounds within the social sciences and the arts. total it is a ground-breaking assortment: it truly is one of many first makes an attempt to hunt to appreciate the function that faith performs within the lives of aged people. in line with their quite a few multi-disciplinary views, the authors utilize various qualitative and quantitative methodologies in addition to own narrative and literature to grapple with this factor. eventually, the publication is exclusive in that it addresses students and scholars, together with the trained layman, instead of the pro on my own.

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