Being Well When We're Ill: Wholeness and Hope in Spite of Infirmity

by Marva J. Dawn. Augsburg Books, 2008.

This book examines issues that arise for many who live with long-term illness.


challenges of living with long-term or chronic illness, theological explorations

Best For

clergy, caregivers, and individuals living with chronic illness


purchase as a book or e-book

Suggested Uses

  • Help care for individuals living with long-term illness by sharing this resource with clergy and pastoral caregivers.
  • Consider underlying mental theologies and harmful theologies that hinder wellness by reading this resource.

About the Contributor

Carole Wills

Carole Wills is a retired church musician and volunteer for NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness. She was a mental health advocate, educator, community organizer, and affiliate leader at the national, state and local levels. Her NAMI FaithNet work focused on equipping faith communities and faith leaders to welcome, support and include people living with serious mental health conditions.

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