By Harold Coward,Kelli I. Stajduhar
In the Nineteen Sixties, English health care professional and devoted Christian Cicely Saunders brought a brand new approach of treating the terminally ailing that she referred to as “hospice care.” Emphasizing a holistic and compassionate technique, her version resulted in the fast development of a world hospice move. features of the early hospice version that under pressure awareness to the non secular dimensions of dying and demise, whereas nonetheless famous and practiced, have constructed open air the purview of educational inquiry and attention. in the meantime, worldwide migration and multicultural diversification within the West have dramatically altered the profile of latest hospice care. in keeping with those advancements, this quantity is the 1st to severely discover how non secular understandings of demise are manifested and skilled in palliative care settings.
Contributors talk about how a “good loss of life” is conceived in the significant spiritual traditions of Christianity, Islam, Hinduism, Judaism, Buddhism, chinese language faith, and Aboriginal spirituality. numerous real-world examples are provided in case experiences of a Buddhist hospice heart in Thailand, Ugandan ways to death with HIV/AIDS, Punjabi extended-family hospice care, and pediatric palliative care. The paintings sheds new mild at the importance of non secular trust and perform on the finish of lifestyles, on the many kinds non secular realizing can take, and on the religious ache that so usually accompanies the actual ache of the loss of life person.
“These … collage of Victoria–based students are to be recommended for supporting clinical and care employees triumph over frequent non secular illiteracy.” — Vancouver Sun
“As the palliative care stream has grown, it has are available touch with the entire world’s significant religions, which makes this a welcome book.” — International organization for Hospice & Palliative Care News
Harold Coward is Professor Emeritus of historical past and Founding Director of the Centre for reviews in faith and Society on the college of Victoria. he's the writer and editor of numerous books, together with The Perfectibility of Human Nature in japanese and Western Thought, additionally released via SUNY Press.
Kelli I. Stajduhar is affiliate Professor on the institution of Nursing and Centre on getting older on the collage of Victoria.
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Religious Understandings of a Good Death in Hospice Palliative Care (SUNY Series in Religious Studies) by Harold Coward,Kelli I. Stajduhar