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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... Healing and wholeness come as we are able, unselfconsciously, to connect with and accept other people, disabled or not, as our brothers and sisters. To live interdependently and in love, relating to the person not the disability, is the ...
... healer. McNamara sets out the importance of our understanding of ourselves as embodied persons as we provide care, and work with older people who have disabilities. McNamara and other authors in this book challenge the liberal societal ...
... healing perspectives on their situation. Thus whilst a person's situation may appear to be hopeless, in reality there always remains the possibility of 'something more'. None of this is intended to minimize the very real pain ...
... healer'. With him I have asked how wounds can become the source of healing (Nouwen 1972). Answering this question takes us into the mystery of Christian discipleship and how it engages the strengths and limits of our creaturely ...
... healing. In the third section it will then be possible to sketch elements of an ethic that is attentive to the woundedness and healing that characterize the lives of persons who are elderly or who live with a disability. Ageing. persons ...
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