God Never Forgets
Alzheimer's disease is devastating, both to individuals stricken with the illness and to their spiritual and physical caregivers. The emotional pain that this disease causes can make religious faith slip further out of reach with each lost memory. Perhaps our...
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Alzheimer's disease is devastating, both to individuals stricken with the illness and to their spiritual and physical caregivers. The emotional pain that this disease causes can make religious faith slip further out of reach with each lost memory. Perhaps our memory is temporal. Perhaps our memory will fade, and we will forget. This book powerfully reminds us that God does not forget us no matter what the circumstances. God always remembers who we are. This book offers assistance to all those whose lives are affected by this degenerative disease, helping them find God's presence in the midst of difficult times. This book is for family members, friends, clergy, all of whom will find help and insight for their confrontation with Alzheimer's disease.
Sensing God's presence is difficult when faced with Alzheimer's Disease among family and loved ones. This book brings faith and hope to these trying circumstances, offering the witness of the Bible and the insights of theology to show how God continues to work in people's lives even in the midst of fearful disease.
Dr. Donald K. McKim (Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh) is executive editor for theology and reference at Westminster John Knox Press. He is the author and editor of a number of books including the Encyclopaedia of the Reformed Faith; The Dictionary of Major Biblical Interpreters; The Cambridge Companion to John Calvin; Calvin and the Bible; Historical Handbook of Major Biblical Interpreters and The Westminster Dictionary of Theological Terms, and most recently Ever a Vision: A Brief History of Pittsburgh Theological Seminary, 1959–2009
Dr McKim is a minister in the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), and has served as Academic Dean and Professor of Theology at Memphis Theological Seminary, and as Professor of Theology at Dubuque Theological Seminary
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