Parting: A Handbook for Spiritual Care Near the End of Life

Author: Jann Aldredge-Clanton Jennifer Sutton Holder
Publisher: University of North Carolina Press
Category: Spirituality & Religious Experience, Sociology: Death & Dying, Coping With Death & Bereavement
Book Format: Paperback

At times we may be called to be companions on a journey we would rather not take - the journey of a loved one toward the end of life. For those who choose to serve as close companions of terminally ill relatives or friends, Parting offers the collective wisdom of people from many cultures and faith traditions as a travel guide for meaningful companionship in helping someone toward a peaceful transition from this life. Sections of the book discuss how to cross the bridge from ordinary conversation to spiritual reflection; how to provide comforts for the body, mind, and soul; and how to care for yourself while concentrating on the needs of another. Transcending any specific religion or culture, this handbook addresses universal spiritual needs. Designed for easy reading by weary travelers, this practical, pocket-sized guide prepares the spiritual companion for an enriching experience, even on the Journey toward life's end. It is an indispensable tool for family members and friends, hospice workers, religious leaders, counselors, and medical providers.

About Jann Aldredge-Clanton
Jennifer Sutton Holder is geriatrics chaplain at Baylor University Medical Center and serves as clergy in the Episcopal Diocese of Dallas. Jann Aldredge-Clanton serves as chaplain coordinator for oncology at Baylor University Medical Center. She is author of Counseling People with Cancer.

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SKU BK-9780807855294
Barcode # 9780807855294
Brand University of North Carolina Press
Artist / Author Jann Aldredge-Clanton Jennifer Sutton Holder
Shipping Weight 0.0900kg
Shipping Width 0.129m
Shipping Height 0.005m
Shipping Length 0.193m

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