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Ageing, disability, and spirituality : addressing the challenge of disability in later life

Elizabeth MacKinlay (Editor)
Print Book, English, 2008
Jessica Kingsley Publishers, London, 2008
271 p.
9781843105848, 1843105845
Introduction: ageing, disability and spirituality / Elizabeth MacKinlay
Remembering the person: theological reflections on God, personhood and dementia / John Swinton
Ethics, ageing and disability / Laurence McNamara
New and old challenges of ageing: disabilities, spirituality and pastoral responses / Elizabeth MacKinlay
The particular needs of older people with intellectual disabilities and their carers: a perspective from the experience of L'Arche / Eileen Glass
Better dead than disabled? when ethics and disability meet: a narrative of ageing, loss and exclusion / Christopher Newell
Disabled or enabled: ethical and theological issues for dementia care / Rosalie Hudson
On relationships not things: exploring disability and spirituality / Lorna Hallahan
Scriptural reminiscence and narrative gerontology: Jacob's wrestling with the unknown (Genesis 32) / Matthew Anstey
Tracing rainbows through the rain: addressing the challenge of dementia in later life / Malcolm Goldsmith
Dementia: a journey inwards to a spiritual self / Christine Bryden and Elizabeth MacKinlay
Bodhi, Karuna and Metta: Buddhist perspectives for a theology of pastoral care for the ageing and persons with disabilities / Ruwan Palapathwala
"Who is God in the pit of ashes?" the interplay of faith and depression in older age / Dagmar Ceramidas
Hearing the voice of the elderly: the potential for choir work to reduce depression and meet spiritual needs. a pilot study / Kirstin Robertson-Gillam
Humour and its link to meaning and spirituality in war / Carmen Moran
Pastoral rituals, ageing and new paths into meaning / Alan Niven
Ageing, disability and spirituality: the possibilities for well-being and care / Elizabeth MacKinlay