By Kathryn Greene-McCreight,Justin Welby

ISBN-10: 1587433729

ISBN-13: 9781587433726

the place is God within the soreness of a mentally unwell individual? What occurs to the soul while the brain is sick? How are Christians to reply to psychological affliction? during this courageous and compassionate e-book, theologian and priest Kathryn Greene-McCreight confronts those tricky questions raised by way of her personal psychological illness--bipolar affliction. With brutal honesty, she tackles usually shunned themes corresponding to suicide, psychological hospitals, and electroconvulsive remedy. Greene-McCreight deals the reader every thing from poignant and uncooked glimpses into the brain of a mentally sick individual to useful and forthright suggestion for his or her pals, relations, and clergy.

The first version has been well-known as one of many most interesting books at the topic. This completely revised version accommodates up to date examine and provides anecdotal and pastoral observation. it is usually a brand new foreword by means of the present Archbishop of Canterbury and a brand new afterword by way of the author.

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