Ageing, Disability and Spirituality: Addressing the Challenge of Disability in Later Life
Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 15 févr. 2008 - 272 pages
This collection examines theological and ethical issues of ageing, disability and spirituality, with an emphasis on how ageing affects people who have mental health and developmental disabilities.
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... blessings and curses with a stranger. Children, having managed adult relationships with their parents, find themselves in reversed roles mothering or fathering them. Sisters and brothers, after fiercely asserting their uniqueness, find ...
... blessed than the majority in the community. However, it is interesting in this context to note that the same standards were not applied to widows and orphans who very early became the first pastoral concern of the young Christian church ...
... blessing to have known such a gentle, kind and loving soul. He may never have uttered a single word to me but he taught me a really valuable life's lesson. He taught me how to just 'be' with another human being. Of course this says as ...
... Blessed are the poor in spirit, ...the gentle, ...those who mourn, ...who are persecuted, ...who hunger and thirst for what is right' (Matthew 5:1–12). In valuing these dimensions of human experience we are led beyond the notion of a ...
... blessing the book; in effect blessing all of the life of the person. The book may then be used in a variety of ways: it provides a resource for carers who may know little of the life story of the person; it can be used when speaking ...
A Narrative of Ageing Loss and Exclusion
Ethical and Theological Issues for Dementia Care
Exploring Disability and Spirituality
The Interplay of Faith and Depression in Later Life
The Potential for Choir Work to Reduce Depression and Meet Spiritual Needs
Chapter 15 Humour and Its Link to Meaning and Spirituality in War
Chapter 16 Pastoral Rituals Ageing and New Paths into Meaning
The Possibilities for Wellbeing and Care
Jacobs Wrestling with the Unknown Genesis 32
Addressing the Challenge of Dementia in Later Life
A Journey Inwards to a Spiritual Self
Buddhist Perspectives for a Theology of Pastoral Care for the Ageing and Persons with Disabilities