Spirituality across Disciplines: Research and Practice

Marian de Souza (Editor), Jane Bone, Jacqueline Watson

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This book collects multiple disciplinary voices which explore current research and perspectives to discuss how spirituality is understood, interpreted and applied in a range of contexts. It addresses spirituality in combination with such topics as Christian mysticism, childhood and adolescent education, midwifery, and sustainability. It links spirituality to a variety of disciplines, including cognitive neuroscience, sociology, and psychology. Finally, it discusses the application of spirituality within the context of social work, teaching, health care, and occupational therapy. A final chapter provides an analytical discussion of the different voices that appear in the book and offers a holistic description of spirituality which has the potential to bring some unity to the meaning, expression and practice of spirituality across a variety of disciplines as well as across cultural, religious and secular worldviews.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationCham Switzerland
Number of pages352
ISBN (Electronic)9783319313801
ISBN (Print)9783319313788
Publication statusPublished - 2016

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