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Biblical perspectives on aging

God and the elderly

by J. Gordon Harris

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Published by Fortress Press in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Middle East.,
  • Palestine.
    • Subjects:
    • Older people in the Bible.,
    • Older people -- Middle East.,
    • Older people -- Palestine.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementJ. Gordon Harris.
      SeriesOvertures to biblical theology ;, [22]
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBS680.A34 H37 1987
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 144 p. ;
      Number of Pages144
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2741341M
      ISBN 100800615476
      LC Control Number86046426

      The three major sociological perspectives inform the theories of aging. Theories in the functionalist perspective focus on the role of elders in terms of the functioning of society as a whole. Theories in the conflict perspective concentrate on how elders, as a group, are at odds with other groups in society.   Historic Perspectives on Aging. In his fascinating book A History of Old Age, The Bible age of 70s was for those who refused to go into the Promised Land because of the giants. The Bible says man's age shall be At 71 I am only slightly over middle age. This thoroughly revised and expanded edition of Grace for the Afflicted is consistent with the new DSM-5 diagnosis and is written to educate Christians about mental illness from both biblical and scientific perspectives. Grace for the Afflicted: A Clinical and Biblical Perspective on Mental Illness () by Matthew S. Stanford. Perspectives on the Future of the Sociology of Aging provides candid and critical comments that will assist the institution in making the final published volume as sound as possible and to ensure that the volume meets institutional standards for objectivity, evidence, and responsiveness to the study charge.


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