The Psychology Of Reinvention
Transitioning from full-time work to retirement can be challenging, and the happiest retirees tend to be those who remain active. Each colourfully presented chapter in this comprehensive guide is divided into sub-sections, using statistics and bullet-point information to help readers consider future options. From farewell parties and financial planning to sex in your seventies and dealing with bereavement, the authors examine the psychological effects of retirement and encourage a positive life change.
Choices for Later Life
Making the Most of Life After 50
As we reach our 50s, our life choices and challenges change significantly. Marie Lacheze offers a new way of dealing with health, relationships, social life, family and money, using practical advice, case histories and checklists. Her optimistic approach helps in facing difficult situations such as coping with elderly parents, living alone, living on less and a host of other changing circumstances common in later life.
Ancient Philosophy of Religion
Volume One: The History of Western Philosophy of Religion
Comprising chapters devoted to individual thinkers from Pythagoras to Pseudo-Dionysius, this volume covers ancient and early Christian thought on God, the gods, religious belief and practice. Vol 1 of The History of Western Philosophy of Religion.
Conscience and Its Problems
An Introduction to Casuistry
One of the great classics of moral theology, first published in 1927, and a benchmark in 20th-century casuistry, this work both recognizes the legacy of 16th and 17th century casuists and faces the moral issues relevant to modern times. An extensive new introduction by David H Smith places Kirk's approach to casuistry in the context of a general discussion of the term, its meaning and the ways it has been variously interpreted.
Living with a Wild God
A Non-Believer's Search for the Truth About Everything
In middle age, the acclaimed social commentator Barbara Ehrenreich rediscovered a journal she had kept as a teenager. It recorded an event so strange that she had never spoken or written about it: a mystical experience that rocked her steadfast rationalist convictions. In this profound reflection on science, religion and the human condition, she attempts to reconcile that cataclysmic moment with her secular understanding, challenging us to reassess our perceptions of life.