The Healing Of Teddy Bears: Creating An Imaginative Faith
The Healing of Teddy Bears, by psychotherapist and one-time Christian pastor Don L. Nickerson, calls for the creation of an imaginative faith based on inner consciousness of God, rather than one constructed around external authority, whether Papal, biblical, Islamic, or charismatic claims. Mr. Nickerson illustrates this shift to a highly individuated and creative faith from his own lengthy journey...
Paperback: 180 pages
Publisher: Wheatmark (May 15, 2007)
Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.4 x 9 inches
Amazon Rank: 1609073
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“Don't let the title and cover of this book fool you-- it takes a mature mind and spirit to honestly weigh the ideas presented in Nickerson's book. I bought this because I was writing a story about a boy witnessing his teddy bear show signs of life, ...”
from Christian fundamentalism to mysticism. The author believes that faith, as an authentic, dynamic process, requires "innocence of heart," honesty of intention, and imagination. He is especially interested in the issues of illness, aging, and mortality, and how we shape a less public, but deeper and more personal faith from such experiences. Nickerson jokingly says, "There's something in this book to offend everybody and something that will encourage anybody."