Challenging The Landscape of Loss,Why what we've been told about grief does'nt help

by Rev. Terence Curley
(Swampscott, Massachusetts, USA)

This book makes a real contribution for updating our understanding about loss. It provide the reader with updated theories and practices for relating to the bereaved. As a licensed mental health counselor with Doctorate in ministry from Boston University, Boston, Ma. The author has taught graduate students for fourteen years. He has taught at Lesley University and is a faculty member at the Theological Institute at St. John Seminary, Brighton, MA. His new book brings grief into a new perspective. He maintains that death does not mean ties with loved ones are severed and that we say good bye. Rather in keeping with research on the continuing or enduring bond we revise and rebuild our lives. Anyone wanting to read this book will find insights about the Euro /American way of grief The book offers a wide view for finding meaning. He challenges our current misconceptions about grief and funerals which are suffering from commercialization. What this book is proposing is a new framework to revise and rebuild our lives.

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