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Title Proceedings of the 2nd biennial South African conference on spirituality and healthcare / edited by André de la Porte, Nicolene Joubert and Annemarie Oberholzer.

Publication Info. Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2018.

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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 304 pages) : illustrations, charts
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Something old, something new ... the unfolding link between spirituality and health / Christo J.S. Lombaard -- Wholeness in spiritual healing and helping : towards a base anthropology for a pastoral hermeneutics of hope care / Daniel J. Louw -- Three different, but related, mindsets to constitute a paradigm for coping in times of distress / Dirk G. van der Merwe -- The value of applied Christian community psychology in healthcare / Nicolene L. Joubert -- Spirituality and holistic people-centred healthcare : a South African model / Andre E . de la Porte -- Effect of a faith-based education programme on self-assessed physical, mental and spiritual (religious) health parameters / Frans J. Cronje, Levenda S. Sommers, James K. Faulkner, W.A.J . Meintjes, Charles H. van Wijk and Robert P. Turner -- Responsible wholeness in healthcare: a social work contribution to guide spiritual support to healthcare service users / Jacques H. Botes and P. Botha -- The spiritual journeys of a group of healthcare professionals at a South African provincial hospital / Thobeka S. Nkomo, Alida G. Herbst and Emmerentia du Plessis -- Promoting caring presence in nursing : initial findings / Emmerentia du Plessis, Kathleen Froneman, Khumoetsile Shopo, Babalwa Tau and Sipho Sojane -- Ethical dilemmas and pastoral counselling in the healthcare environment / Nicolene L. Joubert -- The ethical integration of religion and spirituality in mental health within a South African context, with emphasis on Christianity / Wendy-Leigh Greyvensteyn -- Supernatural healing: emotional reactions to hearing loss in the South African context / Dhanashree Pillay and Sharon Moonsamy -- The role of Christian churches in rendering spiritual support to children in healthcare / Annemarie E. Oberholzer -- From posttraumatic embitterment to wholeness in healthcare / Barbara Louw -- Shifting landscapes : spirituality in the life of the African healthcare volunteer / Annalie Steenkamp-Nel -- From dry bones to reconstituted body : head and neck microvascular reconstruction, biblical spirituality, and wholeness in healthcare / David de la Fuente -- Proceedings of the 2nd biennial South African conference on Spirituality and healthcare -- the ideal body and the celebration of health in the song of songs in the Hebrew Bible / Pieter van der Zwan.
Summary Illness causes an existential crisis for people as it confronts them with the fragility, vulnerability and finitude of the human condition. Serious illness and hospitalisation can be challenging and life-changing experiences, especially in a context with poor resources and limited support. Healthcare workers meet patients in this space of disarray. Human qualities, such as faith, hope and compassion become crucial aspects of care. Patients' responses to these qualities highlight the importance of spirituality as part of holistic care, not only for the patients and their families, but also for.
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Subject Medical care -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.
Medical care -- South Africa.
Spiritual care (Medical care) -- South Africa.
Church work with the sick.
Christian spirituality & religious experience.
Medical counselling.
Religious counselling.
BODY, MIND & SPIRIT -- Gaia & Earth Energies.
RELIGION -- Christianity -- General.
Medical care -- Religious aspects -- Christianity.
Church work with the sick.
Medical care.
Spiritual care (Medical care)
South Africa.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author De la Porte, André, editor.
Joubert, Nicolene, editor.
Oberholzer, Annemarie, editor.
South African Conference on Spirituality and Healthcare.
Other Form: Print version: Proceedings of the 2nd biennial South African conference on spirituality and healthcare. Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2018 1527503852 (OCoLC)1013720570
ISBN 9781527512191 (electronic bk.)
1527512193 (electronic bk.)