Archive for the ‘Good Mourning’ Category

Two of My Books Named Best Resources for Congregational Leaders

The Congregational Resource Guide (CRG) has named Good Mourning: Getting Through Your Grief (Westminster John Knox Press, 2008),and Losers, Loners, and Rebels: The Spiritual Struggles of Boys (Westminster John Knox Press, 2007), co-written with Robert C. Dykstra, and Donald Capps, as best resources for congregational leaders.… Read the rest
 

NEW REVIEW of Good Mourning: Getting Through Your Grief

Book Review: Good Mourning: Getting Through Your Grief BY KATE PARKER good mourning Allan Hugh ColeGood Mourning: Getting Through Your Grief by Allan Hugh Cole Jr. Published 2008 by Westminster John Knox Press   Note: The author suggests it might be in your best interest to postpone reading this book for a few months after your loss.… Read the rest
 

The Christian Century Commends GOOD MOURNING: GETTING THROUGH YOUR GRIEF

The new issue of The Christian Century, it’s “Fall Books” issue, lists Allan’s book, Good Mourning, as one of ten best books in practical theology.   The Century says of the book:  “A solid and compassionate guide to grief and mourning, this is the kind of book that ministers will both benefit from themselves and feel comfortable giving to those who are in a season of mourning.”… Read the rest
 

Academy of Parish Clergy Review of Good Mourning: Getting through Your Grief

Good Mourning:  Getting Through Your Grief, by Allan Hugh Cole, Jr.  Louisville:  Westminster John Knox Press, 2008.  102 pp. In prose form, the author has written a comprehensive handbook on grief and mourning.  He makes a helpful distinction between the two, advancing the understanding that Granger Westberg initiated in his best-selling book Good Grief (republished in 1997). … Read the rest
 

Review of Good Mourning: Getting through Your Grief

Having recently reviewed the book, Good Mourning: Getting Through Your Grief by Allan Hugh Cole Jr., PhD, I offer the following recommendation: By distinguishing between grief and mourning, this book serves the purpose of taking the reader on a journey through one’s own grief, with its seemingly conflicting myriad of feelings and thoughts, gradually emerging so as to enter the process of mourning.… Read the rest
 
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