Published November 2001
by Haworth Pastoral Press .
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||114|
Sep 03, · New Dimensions in Spirituality, Religion, and Aging expands the traditional focus of religiosity to include and evaluate recent research and discoveries on the role of secular spirituality in the aging process. Contributors examine the ways conventional religion and other forms of spirituality affect human development, health and longevity, and Author: Vern L. Bengtson, Merril D Silverstein. While mental health professionals are the primary intended audience, I also believe this book holds value for people who just want to learn more about aging, spirituality, and religion. Out of my experience teaching for 20 years, I know that individuals learn through multiple formats. Feb 19, · Spirituality and Aging by Robert C. Atchley is different from both of these books in this regard as well as a number of others, and it fits well into this trio of works illustrating the current state of the field of religion, spirituality, and aging. The book continues Atchley’s decades-long contributions to gerontology and in fact can be Cited by: 4. Dec 06, · Religion and Aging is an invaluable resource to anyone who works with old people, whether in adult day-care programs, nursing homes, hospitals, or other senior citizens’groups. It will help chaplains, pastors, rabbis, and other clergy minister more effectively to the older members of their springhigheredcio.com: Derrell R. Watkins.
Growing Old in Christ makes an excellent start at formulating a theology of aging and defining the relationship between the elderly and the church. One hopes that subsequent books on faith and aging will engage the social research, allow the old to speak more for . New Dimensions in Spirituality, Religion, and Aging expands the traditional focus of religiosity to include and evaluate recent research and discoveries on the role of secular spirituality in the aging process. Contributors examine the ways conventional religion and other forms of. Dec 01, · Aging, Spirituality, and Religion, Volume 1 published in 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. This paper provides an overview of theory in religion, aging, and health. It offers both a primer on theory and a roadmap for researchers. Four “tenses” of theory are described—distinct ways that theory comes into play in this field: grand theory, mid-range theory, use of theoretical models, and positing of constructs which mediate or moderate putative religious springhigheredcio.com by: