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Overview New! The first such comprehensive collection of articles on all aspects of gerontology and faith. Outstanding contributors from a variety of disciplines make this a potential library reference for chaplains, health-care workers, psychologists, etc.
Publishers Description This book examines the ways religion and spirituality are experienced by aging persons within an aging society. It aims to encompass the wholeness of the elder's life, including spiritual yearnings that are often shaped by religious faith and practice. Eminent contributors from a variety of disciplines explore this new terrain of an emerging interdisciplinary field. The result is a volume that will function as the standard reference work in the area, an important tool for professionals and students in health care, psychology, spiritual ministry, and gerontology.
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Studio: Augsburg Fortress Publishers
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.07" Width: 6.11" Height: 1.39" Weight: 2.3 lbs.
Release Date Dec 1, 2003
Publisher Augsburg Fortress Publishers
ISBN 0800634187 ISBN13 9780800634186
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Important Text for Professionals Aug 29, 2000
This important text offers chapters from 44 well known authors on topics from theology to social science theory as well as ministry and pastoral psychology. This book won the award for one of the 10 most important books to be ready by Parish Clergy. Packed with insights and important research this book is a key tool for both researchers and practitioners.