Aging, Spirituality, and Religion: A Handbook, Vol. 2

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Aging, Spirituality, and Religion, Volume 1 published in 1995 by Fortress Press, provided the sociological, psychological, and theological perspectives for examining the ways in which spirituality and religion are experienced by aging persons in our society. As such, it provided the theoretical foundations for considering aging, spirituality and religion. Volume II picks up where Volume I left off-with practical advice and tools for ministry with the aging in a variety of settings. Gerontological and theological perspectives undergird the practical guidance and a final section treats of the unique ethical issues involved in ministry with the aging. Contributors: Melvin A. Kimble, Susan H. McFadden, Lynn Huber, Jane Thibault, Robert Atchley, Christie Cozad Neuger, John Stuckey, Henry Simmons, Anne E. Streaty Wimberly, W. DuWayne Battle, Ellen L. Idler, Dayle A. Friedman, Douglas Olson, Mark Holman, Richard Morgan, James Seeber, Marty Richards, Nancy G. Devor, Ken I. Pargament, Lois Knutson, Robert H. Albers, Robert Rost, Elizabeth MacKinlay, Helen Black, James Ellor, Carole Bailey Stoneking, Paul Sponheim, Richard Wallace, Richard Address, Stephen Sapp, Ladislav Volicer, Paul R. Brenner, James Birren, Betty Birren, Jeff Levin, John McFadden, Harry R. Moody, and Thomas Cole.

Product Details

  • Series: Aging, Spirituality, and Religion (Book 2)
  • Paperback: 496 pages
  • Publisher: Fortress Press; 1 edition (December 1, 2002)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0800632737
  • ISBN-13: 978-0800632731
  • Product Dimensions: 6 x 1.1 x 9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.7 pounds

Customer Reviews

Growing in Elder Sense

3 people found this helpful.
 on November 19, 2010
By Working at Eldering
The volume offers a compendium of articles with insights into the eldering process and how seeing the spiritual side of the person opens new doors to understanding both of self and the situations that those who are growing in years find thensleves in over time. Areas addressed include spirtual potential,faith communities, pastoral caare, etical issues, theological perspectives and looking to the future. An essential read for those who work with elders and those who shape programming and funding regarding the needs of the elders in our society. Well edited and easy to select articles in random fashion depending on your need or focus.

Great Resource!

One person found this helpful.
 on March 6, 2013
By Atrowbridge
A good book to have on your shelf if you plan to serve the increasing aging population. Easy to read and enjoyable, as well.

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