Book review - Healing, More or Less: reflections and prayers at the end of an age

Prayer
Liturgy
Gender and Sexuality
Health
Deepening Spirituality
World of Diversity
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Author
Jim Cotter

In Healing – More or Less Jim Cotter reflects on the nature of healing, what we are doing when we pray for healing and what lies beyond a physical cure. Though written at the time of the first widespread emergence of HIV/AIDS and specifically addressing some of the challenges and issues arising at that time, the book looks more widely at healing and our response to illness and dis-ease. It includes a range of prayers and short liturgies for use in a variety of circumstances

“This book of reflections and prayers has been shaped by two concerns. In religious circles, the word ‘healing’ is often given too narrow a meaning, that of a miraculous moment of physical cure……. these meditations seek to range more widely and deeply. The second concern is to challenge the view that physical health is of little importance in the perspective of eternity...”

Publisher
Canterbury Press
Edition / Date Published
2014
ISBN 10
187065210X
ISBN 13
978-1870652100
Resource Type
Books and book reviews