Ageing and Spirituality across Faiths and Cultures by Elizabeth MacKinlay,James Haire,Mohammad Abdalla,Ingrid

By Elizabeth MacKinlay,James Haire,Mohammad Abdalla,Ingrid Seebus,Ikebal Patel,Rachael Kohn,Purushottama Bilimoria,Dennis Roy McDermott,Subhana Barzaghi,Tracey McDonald,Robyn Simmonds,Rosalie Hudson,Jeffrey Cohen,Gabrielle Mary Brian,Ann Peut,Ann Harrington,

well-being and social care practitioners are more and more known as upon to supply care to aged humans from a few diversified faiths and cultures. This selection of essays examines growing old within the context of the various faiths and cultures that make up Western society, and offers carers with the information they should carry delicate and acceptable care to humans of all faiths.

Chapters are written through authoritative figures from all the world's significant religion teams concerning the ideals and practices in their older humans. Christian, Muslim, Hindu, Jewish and Buddhist views are coated, in addition to these of getting old veterans and aging non secular sisters. problems with acceptable care also are addressed, and the e-book contains innovations for coverage and perform.

This available and encouraging ebook could be an invaluable textual content for lecturers, coverage makers and practitioners in health and wellbeing and social care, elderly care staff, pastoral carers, chaplains and spiritual pros, in clinic, residential and different care settings.

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