Religion & Spirituality

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The Challenge of Practical Theology

Selected Essays

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Pattison draws on experience from his work in many settings - including community service volunteering, working as a psychiatric hospital chaplain, NHS management and lecturing on pastoral studies - to promote a personal, practical, political and popular approach to theology, which stresses the importance of responsibility and contemporaneity.

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Medicine of the Person

Faith, Science and Values in Health Care Provision

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Informed by the principle of 'medicine of the person', the contributors argue for a medical practice which takes account of spirituality, ethics and theology in keeping with the ideas and beliefs of Paul Tournier, an influential Swiss GP whose thinking has had a substantial impact on routine patient care relevant to national health services.

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Making Sense of Spirituality in Nursing and Health Care Practice

An Interactive Approach

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This new edition of an established introductory guide to spirituality and health care practice draws extensively on case studies illustrating the application of theory to practice. It encourages the exploration, through reflective activities, of what spirituality means, both to patients and to the healthcare professionals caring for them.

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Talking About Spirituality in Health Care Practice

A Resource for the Multi-Professional Health Care Team

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Gillian White draws on her experiences and proposes that multi-professional health care teams should talk about spirituality in challenging but safe environments to develop shared understanding of it, and to increase their confidence about integrating spiritual care into their daily practise.

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The Spirit of the Child

Revised Edition

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

David Hay argues for the inclusion of spiritual awareness as a cross-curricular element in the school syllabus to promote the development of morality and social cohesion. This stimulating book will encourage educators, parents and others involved in teaching children to consider new approaches to foster children's natural spiritual development.

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Children's Perspectives on Believing and Belonging

Jessica Kingsley Publishers, National Children's Bureau

Based on interviews with 100 pupils, this book explores children's religious identity and experiences in their own words. It provides valuable insights for educators and other professionals.

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A Guide to the Spiritual Dimension of Care for People with Alzheimer's Disease and Related Dementia

More than Body, Brain and Breath

Foreword by Albert Jewell
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This sensitive and informative book provides guidelines for pastoral visits to people with dementia, showing how to empathise with and support individuals during a visit. Emphasising the importance of retaining dignity and freedom of choice, it also presents practical advice and provides frameworks for leading worship for those with dementia.

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Spiritual Caregiving as Secular Sacrament

A Practical Theology for Professional Caregivers

By Ray Anderson; Foreword by John Swinton
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

The author explores spirituality in the context of the individual and of society, and discusses how those practicing pastoral or health care can deal with the issues raised outside of any religious ideas or practice. Anderson shows how professionals can help people move towards a more positive state in the face of pain, distress and illness.

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Spirit and Psyche

A New Paradigm for Psychology, Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This book explores the expanding literature on spirituality as an important dimension of psychology, and explains the relationship between psychological treatment and spiritual healing. The author examines ideas from religious traditions, and considers their implications for psychotherapy and personal growth.

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Spirituality and Social Care

Contributing to Personal and Community Well-being

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

This comprehensive and much-needed resource is for professionals and students in social care, who are required to engage with the spiritual dimension of their therapeutic work with clients. The authors, show how they have developed ways of applying their own and their clients' spirituality in their practice.

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