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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... Australia Humour and Its Link to Meaning and Spirituality in War Carmen Moran, University of New South Wales, Australia Pastoral Rituals, Ageing and New Paths into Meaning Alan Niven, Churches of Christ Theological College, ...
Kirstin Robertson-Gillam describes a recent study of people with dementia and the use of choir work, while Carmen Moran explores humour and its links to meaning and spirituality among a number of veterans of the Second World War.
She writes of disabilities and spirituality, introducing a Celtic concept of the 'thin places', meaning a place of connecting with the 'holy other' or the deeper things of life. She sees these places as being where the marginalized live ...
Newell's chapter is set in a narrative of disability and life meaning. He suggests that a negative focus on disability results in missing the potentials for richness that can be found arising from living through the disabilities, ...
This model examines disability and ageing through people's needs for connectedness, search for meaning in the face of disability, of finding identity through story, through use of symbols and ritual. Hope is made possible through ...
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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