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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... important topics for this book. The perspective is a spiritual one, and the questions examined include: What does it mean to live with disabilities, mental and/or physical? What does it mean to be a person with disabilities? What does ...
... . Alan Niven provides an important chapter that offers a way of understanding the role of ritual in pastoral care. CHAPTER 1 Introduction: Ageing, Disability and Spirituality Elizabeth MacKinlay It 10 / AGEING, DISABILITY AND SPIRITUALITY.
... important point about the centrality of relationships for 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 ...
... important starting points for this book and its overarching theme of ageing, disability and spirituality. Further ethical perspectives are powerfully presented by Newell (in Chapter 6) as he struggles with his own ageing disabilities ...
... important grounding for care of those with dementia, or indeed any type of later life disability. How easy it is to see only as far as the disability, and thus fail to see the person. In Chapter 11, Christine Bryden writes as a ...
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