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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... society, Ruwan Palapathwala presents a Buddhist perspective on pastoral care for people with disabilities. This perspective of focus on the people with disabilities is further illuminated by Dagmar Ceramidas as she examines the ...
... society and community; on the other hand, interdependence is highlighted as a way of living that affirms the vulnerable as well as the strong. Relationship,. connectedness. and. disability. Nearly all of the issues discussed in this book ...
... society is whether the symptoms of dementia depersonalize the sufferer, that is, make them into non-persons'. Swinton chooses to take an alternative view of dementia and the people who have this condition. This is the view that affirms ...
... society. It is a common human tendency to fear things that are outside our experience; but there is something more required of us, and that is to move beyond our personal fear, the fear that binds us and prevents us being able to reach ...
... society which is deeply liberal in its political and philosophical assumptions means that dementia is necessarily perceived in deeply negative terms. The liberal worldview venerates a specific set of capacities, values, assumptions and ...
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