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Growing Old With God
Tom Rudd, who died in 1995, qualified in medicine at the London Hospital in 1929. His varied medical career included pioneering modern methods of caring for the elderly and writing much of the early literature on the subject, including textbooks for nurses and social workers. He was Consultant Physician, Department of Geriatric Medicine, Southampton University Hospitals (1957-71). Prior to his death, he spent several years in retirement in Winchester.
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This heartening and perceptive study outlines common problems and sorrows in the ageing process. But there can be growth and fulfilment, too, and benefit to others. Tom Rudd affirms God’s loving purposes, encouraging us to see that the retirement years can give us an opportunity to rediscover our spiritual needs and the work of prayer.
140 x 210 mm