Getting to the Other Side of Grief: Overcoming the Loss of a Spouse
Susan Zonnebelt-Smeenge, a clinical psychologist, and Robert De Vries, a pastor and professor, both suffered the loss of a spouse at a relatively young age. Their empathy, insights and biblical observations will help you to move forward through grief to...
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Susan Zonnebelt-Smeenge, a clinical psychologist, and Robert De Vries, a pastor and professor, both suffered the loss of a spouse at a relatively young age. Their empathy, insights and biblical observations will help you to move forward through grief to embrace life. 223 pages, from Baker.
"So deep, so simple, so true, so practical, so honest, and so wise that it will surely be of much help to anyone who is hobbling painfully through the valley of loss."--Lewis B. Smedes, professor emeritus of theology and ethics, Fuller Theological Seminary"Universal understanding coupled with compelling practical advice. All will benefit from the authors' valuable insights and guidance in the agonizing challenge of spousal loss."--Rabbi Dr. Earl A. Grollman, author of Living When a Loved One Has Died"Professionally sound psychological and theological analysis of the subject of grief. The authors' personal self-disclosure regarding their own grief experiences brings flesh and blood reality to the abstract process of grieving. ... Both authors challenge readers to work out their grief without avoidance and with the assurance that God is a partner in this painful journey of healing."--Arthur E. Jongsma Jr., psychologist, Psychological Consultants
The authors, a clinical psychologist and a pastor and professor, offer comfort and guidance to those mourning their spouse's death. Both suffered the loss of a spouse at a relatively young age, and their empathy, combined with psychological insights, biblical observations, and male and female perspectives, help readers experience grief in the healthiest, most complete way.
De Vries is professor of church education at Calvin Theological Seminary and regularly conducts workshops and seminars on issues relating to adult education, youth ministry, and bereavement.
Susan J. Zonnebelt-Smeenge (R.N., Ed.D.) is a clinical psychologist at Pine Rest Christian Mental Health Services. Robert C. De Vries (D.Min, Ph.D.) is professor of church education at Calvin Theological Seminary. They live in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
- 1	why Grieve?<br>2	how Do You Grieve?<br>3	what Is The Grief Process?<br>4	how Can You Take Charge Of Your Grief?<br>5	how Can You Proceed In Your Grief?<br>6	how Does Gender Affect Your Grief?<br>7	how Can You Be A Grieving Parent?<br>8	what About Financial And Employment Issues?<br>9	what Is The Other Side Of Grief?