Ageing, Disability and Spirituality: Addressing the Challenge of Disability in Later Life
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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Real community is not simply about physical appearances, but about social, emotional and spiritual connectedness. Hallahan (Chapter 8) also writes of the minimal participation of people with disabilities 'at the heart of congregational ...
That they are experiencing subjects, with cognitions, intentions, desires, emotions, there can be no doubt. In the dominant discourse, however, and in some of the subordinate discourses also, dementia sufferers are present largely as an ...
... personhood that are based primarily on autonomy, self-determination and cognitive capacities, towards a perspective which offers a strong place for the significance of relationships, emotions, feelings and non-cognitive experiences.
Emotion, feelings and spirituality are carried by the rituals and the use of symbols in these. Music, art and dance are important bearers of meaning, especially for those who struggle to find the right words to express what they want to ...
I would like to explore some of these core values: relationships of mutuality, forgiveness and celebration, and emotional and spiritual support. The therapy of L'Arche is essentially a therapy of relationship.
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Table des matières
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