A Christian View Of Sickness

Source: The Complete Library of Christian Worship, Robert E. Webber, General Editor

A large portion of pastoral care, including the portion addressed in Christian worship, is directed to those who battle sickness in some form. Every culture and worldview has a unique way of thinking about sickness, with important implications for how care is administered. The following article describes one way of viewing sickness from a Christian perspective.

Most religious traditions have attempted to make sense of illness and disease. The interpretative frameworks they employ involve...


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