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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... human dignity, regardless of any disability; concluding that with this as the starting point, no one has to prove their worth as persons. Reinders set out two perspectives on disabilities that he identified as attitudes towards people ...
... human compassion that seems to strike at him most severely. For him, hisbeingas a person, a priest and disabled is central to his identity. He challenges the church and its attitudes towards and care for those who are disabled. One of ...
... human beings. We have the ability to bestow personhood on others, simply through the manner of our relationships with them. We may affirm them, or we may reject them, labelling people with dementia as being 'non-persons'. Should we ...
... human bodiliness and our responses to each other as wounded healers, drawing on Nouwan's concept of the wounded healer. McNamara sets out the importance of our understanding of ourselves as embodied persons as we provide care, and work ...
... human heart unmasked and they can startle us with their directness, their transparency and their deep compassion' (p.59). Glass asks questions of the fundamental basis for our humanity. She asks challenging questions of each of us. What ...
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