Spirituality and Intellectual Disability: International Perspectives on the Effect of Culture and Religion on Healing Body, Mind, and Soul

Spirituality and Intellectual Disability: International Perspectives on the Effect of Culture and Religion on Healing Body, Mind, and Soul

by William C Gaventa, David Coulter

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781317788119
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 01/02/2014
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 204
File size: 2 MB

Table of Contents

  • Foreword
  • Preface
  • I. Healing Mind, Body, and Soul: Theoretical Foundations for Understandings of Spiritual Health for Persons with Intellectual Disabilities
  • Recognition of Spirituality in Health Care: Personal and Universal Implications
  • Authenticity in Community: Theory and Practice of an Inclusive Anthropology in Care for Persons with Intellectual Disabilities
  • Defining and Assessing Spirituality and Spiritual Supports: A Rational for Inclusion in Theory and Practice
  • II. Spirituality and Intellectual Disability Around the World: Cultural and Religious Perspectives on Healing Mind, Body, and Soul
  • Judaism and the Person with Intellectual Disability
  • Islam and the Person with Intellectual Disability
  • Disabled Women in Islam: Middle Eastern Perspective
  • Cultural/Spiritual Attributions as Independent Variables in the Development of Identity and Potential for Persons of Exceptionality: A Case Study of North American Christianity and Native American Religious Influence
  • Open Wide the Doors to Christ: Persons with Intellectual Disabilities and the Roman Catholic Church
  • III. Bringing Science Into Spirituality: Research and Practice
  • Spiritual Health and Persons with Intellectual Disability: A Review
  • Teaching Jewish Mentally-Retarded Youngsters Holiday Awareness Through Symbols
  • IV. From Theory and Theology to Practice: Creative Ways of Facilitating Spiritual Health
  • Liturgical Celebration with People with a Severe Mental Disability: Giving the Gospel Hands and Feet
  • The Benefits of Jewish Mourning Rituals for the Grieving Individual with Intellectual Disabilities
  • Bridge Ministries for Disability Concerns: A Community Ministry Model
  • Index
  • Reference Notes Included

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