A-Z of Spirituality (Professional Keywords)

A-Z of Spirituality (Professional Keywords)

By: Margaret Holloway (author), Steve Nolan (author)Paperback

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If you want to understand more about spirituality and its relevance to personal wellbeing and caring practices, or if you struggle to apply spiritual insights to your everyday practice, then this book is your answer. Steve Nolan and Margaret Holloway's A-Z of Spirituality provides a clear and thought-provoking introduction to this complex and fascinating field. The book's straightforward A-Z structure makes it easy to move around, while numerous cross-references highlight creative and positive connections between different topics, to encourage a spirit of discovery. Written to suit a wide range of caring professions and practice settings, the book offers succinct explanation and analysis, and thoughtful consideration of how the ideas apply. It is anchored in the latest scholarship and is packed with further reading recommendations for those looking for guidance through the extensive literature. Whether you're a student, experienced clinician or practitioner, working in the public, voluntary or private sector, this book offers a remarkable distillation of expertise as well as a rich source of reflection.

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About Author

Steve Nolan is Chaplain at Princess Alice Hospice, Esher, and Tutor in the Faculty of Religion and Theological Studies, Cardiff University, UK. Margaret Holloway is Director of Centre for Spirituality Studies at the University of Hull, UK, and Social Care Lead on the National End of Life Care Programme. She is Executive Editor of the Journal of Spirituality Studies and an Editorial Board member of Crisis, Illness and Loss.


Assessment (Spiritual) Ageing, Spirituality and Atheism Awakening, Psychology of Spiritual Belief Bereavement Bio-psycho-social Model Care, Models of Spiritual Chaplains Children's Spirituality Competencies (and Spiritual Care Models) Complementary Therapy Consciousness Counselling and Psychotherapy, Spirituality and Death/Dying Definitions (of Spirituality) Depression Dignity Eco-spirituality Empathy End of Life - Spiritual Care and Ethics, Spirituality and Existential Feminist Spirituality Faith/Faith Development Forgiveness God, a brief history 'God-gene', The Happiness Healing and Health History, (Taking a) Spiritual Holistic (Care); Holism Hope Hospice/Palliative Care Human(ism) Human Rights I-It; I-Thou Identity (spiritual) Implicit Religion Inter-faith Intervention (Spiritual) Journey; Pilgrimage Language (of/for spirituality) Learning Disabled People, Spirituality and Love Meaning (and Purpose); Meaning-Making Mental Health, Spirituality and Metaphysics Mindfulness Meditation Models of Spiritual Care Mysticism Myth Narrative New Age Spirituality Neuroscience Nursing, Spirituality and Oceanic Feeling Outcome Oriented Chaplaincy Pain, Spiritual Pastoral (Care) Patient Person-Centred Postmodern Spirituality Practices, Spiritual Prayer Presence Psychiatry, Spirituality and Quality of Life/Quality Adjusted Life Years (QALY) Reflective/Reflexive Practice Religion Religious, Spiritual or Mystical Experiences Research (into spirituality) Resilience Ritual Secular; Secularisation Self-awareness Self-care Self (Ego) Social Work, Spirituality and Soul Spirit 'Spiritual, but not Religious' Spiritual Direction Suffering Theology (God-talk) Transcend; Transcendence; Transcendent Transpersonal Unconscious(ness) Virtue Wellbeing World Religions, Spirituality and Work-place Spirituality Xenophobia Youth Spirituality Zen

Product Details

  • publication date: 28/11/2013
  • ISBN13: 9781137300928
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 248
  • ID: 9781137300928
  • weight: 273
  • ISBN10: 1137300922

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