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Much Madness Is Divinest Sense:
Wisdom In Memoirs Of Soul-Suffering

Kathleen J. Greider

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Kathleen Greider offers new insights and possibilities in understanding, living, and coping with mental illness. Much Madness Is Divinest Sense: Wisdom In Memoirs Of Soul-Suffering is a study of memoirs written by those who have experienced such suffering.  Greider claims the wisdom in the very midst of a painful story and helps you to see the possibilities to a new way of discerning hope and healing through the pain.  Much Madness Is Divinest Sense respectfully engages the issues surrounding mental illness and seeks to understand it.  A must-read for anyone who has, knows someone who, or is a caregiver with a person living with, mental illness.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR of Much Madness Is Divinest Sense:  Wisdom In Memoirs Of Soul-Suffering
Kathleen J. Greider is professor of pastoral care and counseling at Claremont School of Theology, and professor of religion at Claremont Graduate University. She is an ordained minister in the New England Conference of The United Methodist Church.  She is a fellow of the American Association of Pastoral Counselors, and has a private practice in pastoral counseling, psychotherapy, and spiritual direction. Greider received her M.Div. from Harvard Divinity School and her Ph.D. in psychiatry and religion from Union Theological Seminary in the City of New York.

Hardback:  326 pages
Publisher:  The Pilgrim Press
ISBN/Prod. Code: 978-0-8298-1570-2
Product Dimensions:  6.25 by 9.25 inches

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