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  1. Spirituality and Mental Health

    Clinical Applications

    By Gary W Hartz, Harold G Koenig

    Learn to conduct a client-centered assessment of spirituality—and use the findings to enhance your interventions as well as your clients' psychospiritual coping abilities Even to clinicians practiced in helping clients to manage their stress, the impact of clients’ spirituality upon...

    Published July 24th 2005 by Routledge

  2. Spirituality of Later Life

    On Humor and Despair

    “Humor expresses a certain heroic defiance in the face of life’s most challenging experience and provides a valuable resource for the celebration of life and the divine comedy of faith, hope, and love.”—From the book chapter by Melvin A. Kimble, PhDStudies have shown that as...

    Published June 30th 2005 by Routledge

  3. Handbook of Forgiveness

    Edited by Everett L. Worthington, Jr.

    There is a need in both public and professional sectors for a deeper, and more complete understanding of forgiveness, as we are - in the author's own words - "on the threshold of an age of forgiveness and reconciliation." And yet despite continued interest and development in the field, researchers,...

    Published June 20th 2005 by Routledge

  4. Faith-Based Initiatives and Aging Services

    By James W Ellor, F. Ellen Netting

    Gain an understanding of the increased role religious congregations now play in providing social support to the elderlyReligious congregations and faith-based organizations (FBO) from the Jewish, Christian, and Islamic traditions have worked on behalf of older adults for centuries. But the...

    Published March 3rd 2005 by Routledge

  5. Seeing Through Tears

    Crying and Attachment

    By Judith Kay Nelson

    Seeing Through Tears is a groundbreaking examination of crying behavior and the meaning behind our tears. Drawing from attachment theory and her own original research, Judith Nelson presents an exciting new view of crying as a part of our inborn equipment for establishing and maintaining emotional...

    Published February 22nd 2005 by Routledge

  6. Ministry in the Spiritual and Cultural Diversity of Health Care

    Increasing the Competency of Chaplains

    Edited by Robert Anderson

    Stay up-to-date in health care ministry as cultural and spiritual heterogeneity increases! Ministry in the Spiritual and Cultural Diversity in Health Care: Increasing the Competency of Chaplains identifies concrete methods for improving the provision of pastoral care to culturally and religiously...

    Published November 14th 2004 by Routledge

  7. Voices in Disability and Spirituality from the Land Down Under

    Outback to Outfront

    An excellent source of information and ideas on the relationship between disability and spirituality—and how to improve itThis one-of-a-kind collection explores the relationship between spirituality and disability from a variety of Australian religious and spiritual viewpoints. Authors from a...

    Published August 4th 2004 by Routledge

  8. Biblical Stories for Psychotherapy and Counseling

    A Sourcebook

    By Kalman Kaplan, Matthew Schwartz

    Integrate Biblical spirituality into psychotherapy and examine centuries-old answers to modern psychological questions! The Joint Commision on the Accreditation of Hospitals now mandates taking spiritual assessments of all patients. This book is devoted to helping therapists employ Biblical...

    Published April 14th 2004 by Routledge

  9. Becoming a Forgiving Person

    A Pastoral Perspective

    By Richard L Dayringer, Henry Close

    Don’t let hurt feelings cause undue harm—learn to make use of the healing power of forgiveness! Charting different paths through feelings of betrayal, oppression, and humiliation, this compassionate book will help you understand forgiveness, find it within yourself, and pass this...

    Published April 6th 2004 by Routledge

  10. Transforming Shame

    A Pastoral Response

    By Rev Jill Mcnish, Richard L Dayringer

    Explore shame's revelatory and transformative potential within Christianity and the Church Learn to understand shame to allow for positive change in your clients and parishioners. This book explores psychological, spiritual, and theological aspects of shame and shame's transformative potential. It...

    Published March 31st 2004 by Routledge