Advances in medical science have led to longer, more productive lives. Deadly diseases that once ravaged entire populations have largely disappeared from the earth. There seems to be no end to the possibilities of modern medicine. Yet medicine offers only a limited hope of longer life; it cannot offer the hope of eternal life. It holds out the hope of less pain and suffering, but it cannot eliminate either. The mortality rate for humanity is still 100 percent. At some point we all must face death. Is there hope beyond what our medical science offers?
This timely book by a healthcare professional and pastor presents a clear biblical perspective on hope in the face of death. The Physiology of Hope explains what hope is, where it comes from, and how it functions, and it looks not just at how people persevere in the face of death; it looks at how people who persevere live. And, above all, The Physiology of Hope points us to the God of all hope.
Christopher W. Bogosh preaches and teaches regularly at New Hope Baptist Church in Saint Marys, Georgia, where he is a member. He is also a registered nurse at Community Hospice of Northeast Florida, serving as a clinical hospice liaison for Baptist Hospital and the surrounding community. Chris possesses a unique blend of medical and theological training, enabling him to engage the highly technical world of medical science while maintaining fidelity to the Scriptures.