Aging, Spirituality, and Religion: A Handbook

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Melvin A. Kimble, Susan H. McFadden, James W. Ellor
Fortress Press, Dec 1, 2003 - Family & Relationships - 637 pages
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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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This book was tremendously helpful in pointing out religion's value to successful aging. It helped point out concerns of the elderly and how to better meet their needs. There are things I will change ... Read full review

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Ellor is Editor in Chief of the Haworth Pastoral Press.

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