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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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 ...
Further, he asks whether this is a legitimate role, or whether people with disabilities should be seen only in the role of disability that defines them. People with severe disabilities challenge those of us with the types of ...
Some twenty years later I found myself returning to that same ward, in a new role as a hospital chaplain. Much had changed. The attitudes and routines were considerably less rigid, more compassionate and thoughtful.
The increasing polarization between the West and Islam also indicates that religion, political ideology, and the role of reason in the human enterprise will progressively influence our thinking in the decades ahead.
This points to the second key notion, namely the role that friendship has in human living. The gift of self and the response of another in friendship far exceed the liberal focus on the autonomous individual. Friendship is possible no ...
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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