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- Wiley 2010; US$ 24.95
How ministry leaders can help older adults be a vital part of Christian community With the explosion of the older adult population, this important book explores the opportunities and challenges that this presents for the Christian community. Amy Hanson challenges us to let go of many old stereotypes regarding aging and embrace a new paradigm that... more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2003; US$ 36.95
This sensitive and informative book provides guidelines for pastoral visits to people with dementia, showing how to empathise with and support individuals during a visit. Emphasising the importance of retaining dignity and freedom of choice, it also presents practical advice and provides frameworks for leading worship for those with dementia. more...
- The Edwin Mellen Press 2013; US$ 159.95
The first retrospective work of its kind bringing us into direct and personal contact with one of the 20th centurys most discussed and influential thinkers. This work sheds new light on the later years of Karl Barth, the Reformed theologian, his focal Church teachings and his celebrated life as the "Lion of European theology". more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 133.00
Gerontology in Theological Education: Local Program Development provides a source book for administrators and faculty in theological schools who are concerned about the increasing number of older persons in congregations and communities. Theoretical, theological, and practical chapters offer guidance to those interested in adventuring into aging for... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 60.95
These essays and research studies investigate the role of faith in older people's lives. Ranging from discussions of the consolation of the Psalms to research into belief patterns of older Americans, Religion and Aging: An Anthology of the Poppele Papers offers ideas and attitudes to help pastors, rabbis, and other clergy minister more effectively... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
Ministry With the Aging--the one most frequently used textbook in seminary courses that deal with ministry and aging--is now available from The Haworth Press. Here is a genuinely useful and informative text in which an all-star cast of authors reflects on the current situation of the aged in our society. Ministry With the Aging encourages a deeper... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 52.95
This multidisciplinary work re-examines issues of aging with dignity and spiritual meaning. Aging, Spirituality, and Pastoral Care: A Multi-National Perspective addresses such issues as social and spiritual isolation, the wisdom of the aging, the need for intimacy, sexuality among older people, living with dementia, and the spiritual dimensions of... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 50.50
When you read Full Circle: Spiritual Therapy for the Elderly, you'll discover a brand new therapeutic approach—spiritual therapy—to treating elderly patients with cognitive disorders. This handy guide will guide you in starting your own renowned spiritually therapeutic program for dementia patients. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 36.95
Viktor Frankl's Contribution to Spirituality and Aging represents varying professional perspectives on the application of Frankl's logotherapy for ministry with older adults. the chapter authors represent diverse professional backgrounds in medicine, pastoral theology, the behavioral sciences, and pastoral ministry. They address issues such as death... more...
- Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2011; US$ 36.95
Offering an inter-disciplinary approach to spirituality and personhood in dementia care, the contributors to this book are leading practitioners and researchers in the field. They provide both a theoretical structure and a practical understanding of the essential role that spirituality can play in the affirmation of personhood and identity. more...