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The Role of Understanding and Faith

Author: James F. Drane, PhD
Copyright: 2010
First Printed: 02-11-2010

Pain and suffering, worry, anxiety, and depression are part and parcel of every human life on earth. Some of us are more burdened than others with these problems, but all of us have to deal with them one way or another at one time or another in our life. But how? There are medical and psychiatric interventions that offer some relief for awhile but they don’t really provide any answers. That is where the role of understanding and faith comes in. Without a coherent philosophy of life and a deep-seated faith in God, the individual is left without hope and often falls into despair. Suicide for such persons can appear desirable. Dr. Drane, tapping into his vast knowledge of human nature and his extraordinary background in the areas of psychology, philosophy, literature, art and religion shows what a powerful role understanding and faith can have in alleviating all kinds of suffering and depression at every conceivable age in an individual’s life. It is his desire that his hope-filled approach will be of benefit to many who are dealing with these issues day to day.

About the Author: James F. Drane, Ph.D., Russell B. Roth Professor of Bioethics at Edinboro University of Pennsylvania is the author of some fifteen books in the area of medical ethics, humane medicine, hospice and home care. He has been the recipient of numerous honors for his outstanding work, among them: Distinguished Teaching Chair of Pennsylvania; Outstanding Faculty Member, Edinboro University; Martin Luther King Award; Appointment to the United States Commission on Civil Rights: and the Legends Award of Erie, Pennsylvania. This is his first book for ST PAULS / Alba House.

Book: 232 pages
ISBN: 978-0-8189-1304-4
Prod. Code: 1304-5

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