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Random Musings from a Doctor's Chair

A Christian Doctor looks at life and other stuff

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Book Description
A musing doctor? That's amusing. A very early meaning of the word 'muse' comes from the old French 'muser', to waste time. A doctor wasting his time from his chair? More amusing still! But we do know the correct meaning in English is that to muse is to ponder, reflect and gaze meditatively.

This books is a compilation of a doctor's musings of a faith journey- faith in God. Read his ponderings on the human drama of life in which he has sectioned into three areas; the daily life, the medical life and the spiritual life.

About the Author
Alex Tang MD is a Consultant Paediatrician in Johor Specialist Hospital in Johor Bahru, Malaysia and Director of the Spiritual Formation Institute in Malaysia.


Product Details
  • Paperback: 90 pages
  • Publisher: Armour Publishing Pte Ltd (February 12, 2005)
  • ISBN: 9814138347







Customer Reviews
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful:

Boldness , May 24, 2006

Reviewer: vic "torian" - See all my reviews
Dr Alex reflects on the spiritual, daily and medical aspects of life.

In these reflections, he writes on how everyday life's situations are viewed from a Christian's perspective.

For example, can a Christian practise Taiji? How does one raise a genius child?

He also points out what is missing in church life in his topics, where relevant. In the chapter on 'Someone to watch over me', he sets out the rationale for spiritual direction and formation. On the medical side of life, he reflects on difficult subjects like euthanasia, depression and cloning - what is the Christian's response?

In choosing his topics, Dr Alex has shown a boldness in tackling issues of current interest and controversy.

Though the subjects may be controversial, he has shown the ability to simplify his arguments and is readable for everyone. However, one is not to be deceived; from the sources and references that

 he provides, one can see the depth of his thoughts and research. The references are useful for any reader who wishes to pursue the subject himself.
Enjoyed it.

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