Guest / Limited Access /

Theologically sound and medically astute, this is a safe guide for those who battle the darkness of mental illness and for those who care about them. As a bonus blessing, the book is deeply moving and wrapped in a package of delightful prose.

Greene-McCreight, an Episcopal priest, does what is so desperately needed in our therapeutic society—she practices psychotherapy under the authority of Scripture. A careful theologian, fully committed to the authority of Scripture, yet the beneficiary of healing therapy with an astonishingly wide and deep understanding of the field, the author weds the two convincingly. This is not a mere academic treatise, however.

The author invites us to join her in a journey through her own darkness, opening every shadowed corner of her soul, yet without a trace of the maudlin.



Related Elsewhere:

Darkness is my Only Companion: A Christian Response to Mental Illness is available at christianbook.com and other retailers.

More information is available from Brazos Press.

Christianity Today interviewed reviewer Robertson McQuilkin about caring for his wife while she suffered from Alzheimers.

Subscriber access only You have reached the end of this Article Preview

To continue reading, subscribe now. Subscribers have full digital access.

Support Christian thought journalism. Donate to our nonprofit ministry today.
From Issue:
Read These NextSee Our Latest
Also in this Issue
Subscriber Access Only The Noesen Saga
Counting the cost of refusing a prescription.
RecommendedWhy Are Our Children So Anxious?
Why Are Our Children So Anxious?
Unpacking the reasons behind childhood and adolescent anxiety—and the hope we find in the gospel.
Trending‘Worst Year Yet’: The Top 50 Countries Where It’s Hardest to Be a Christian
‘Worst Year Yet’: The Top 50 Countries Where It’s Hardest to Be a Christian
Islamic extremism now has a rival, according to 2017 World Watch List.
Editor's PickWomen’s March Sets Out to Exclude 40 Percent of American Women
Women’s March Sets Out to Exclude 40 Percent of American Women
What pro-life feminists actually have in common with their pro-choice counterparts.
Christianity Today
Darkness Is My Only Companion
hide thisAugust August

In the Magazine

August 2006

To continue reading, subscribe now for full print and digital access.