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Overview A Chicago doctor who treats patients afflicted with chronic pain shows how an intimate reading of the gospels can open new horizons of healing for people in pain.
Publishers Description "Read but the words of this book and be healed. Dr. Hurley is that remarkable combination of rigorous scientist and profoundly spiritual physician. You would not mind a long wait in his office to tell him your story. But you will likely find it already in these pages with indispensable counsel on how to understand and manage the sorrows and pains of life. You will keep this book and give copies to others." --Eugene Kennedy, author of "The Pain of Being Human" and "My Brother Joseph: The Spirit of a Cardinal and the Story of a Friendship " Coping with illness is never easy, but we can find hope in the midst of our suffering when we look to Jesus, the ultimate physician. In "Facing Pain, Finding Hope," Dr. Daniel Hurley explores what he calls "the intimacy of suffering and faith."It is a place where afflicted people encounter the Jesus of the Gospels--a doctor with no rushed appointment schedule, no need of malpractice insurance. Dr. Hurley shows how an intimate reading of the Gospels can open new horizons of healing for people coping with illness. Through this book, he invites sufferers--and those who live with them--into a dialogue with Jesus the healer.
Citations And Professional Reviews Facing Pain, Finding Hope: A Physician Examines Pain, Faith, And the Healing Stories of Jesus by Daniel Hurley has been reviewed by professional book reviewers and journalists at the following establishments -
Publishers Weekly - 07/25/2005 page 72
Christian Advance - 09/01/2005 page 66
Christian Century - 04/18/2006 page 39
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Daniel Hurley, MD, is a specialist in physical medicine and rehabilitation, and is a founding member of the Institute for Spine Care at the Chicago Institute of Neurosurgery and Neuroresearch (CINN), where has has practiced since 1995. Dr. Hurley is a graduate of Harvard College and the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine.
Daniel Hurley currently resides in Chicago. Daniel Hurley was born in 1957.