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Spirituality and Cancer : Christian Encounters

Spirituality and Cancer : Christian Encounters
 

The book came out of a seminar on spirituality and cancer held at the University of Auckland and the chapters are written by the people who presented papers at that seminar. A few of the chapters are called A Healer in Need of Healing by Brian Brandon, Dancing with Cancer: A D... read full description below.

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ISBN 9780992248536
Barcode 9780992248536
Published 1 October 2015 by Accent Publications
Format Paperback
Author(s) Edited by Meadowcroft, Tim
Edited by Blyth, Caroline

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ISBN-13 9780992248536
ISBN-10
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 7-15 working days
Publisher Accent Publications
Publication Date 1 October 2015
Publication Country New Zealand New Zealand
Format Paperback
Author(s) Edited by Meadowcroft, Tim
Edited by Blyth, Caroline
Category AU, NZ & South Pacific Books
New Zealand & Related
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Number of Pages 228
Dimensions Not specified
Weight Not specified - defaults to 600g
Dewey Code 248.86196994
Catalogue Code Not specified

Description of this Book

The book came out of a seminar on spirituality and cancer held at the University of Auckland and the chapters are written by the people who presented papers at that seminar.

A few of the chapters are called A Healer in Need of Healing by Brian Brandon, Dancing with Cancer: A Different Metaphor by Alistair McBride, and Physics, Free Will, and Cancer by Jeffrey Tallon. There are 14 chapters altogether.

Book Contents

Caroline Blyth: Introduction

Part I: Personal Responses

Catriona Gorton: Public Faith and Private Pain: A Quest for Authenticity
Alistair McBride: Dancing with Cancer: A Different Metaphor
Brian Brandon: A Healer in Need of Healing

Part II: Practical and Public Responses

David Nuualiitia: The Practice of Presence in a Hospice Context
Hannah Walker: Soul Nursing in Palliative Care: Spiritual Care of the Dying
Caroline Blyth: A Pilgrim's Progress: Learning to Journey with the Dying Patient
Briar Peat: The Physician, Cancer, and Spirituality
Stephen Garner: Jesus Heals? Faith Claims in the Public Square

Part III:Theological and Theoretical Responses

Jeffery Tallon: Physics, Free Will, and Cancer
Tim Meadowcroft: Eternity and Dust? Considering Humanity, Cancer, and God
T. Mark McConnell: The Disruptive Power of Christian Hope: Suffering, Cancer, and Theological Meaning
Sue Patterson: Fruitful Dominion or Hubris? Creation, Vocation, and Cancer
Nicola Hoggard Creegan: A Whole New Life: Hope in the Face of Evil
Bob Robinson: "Cancer is Not a Disease. It is a Phenomenon": Finding God in a Cancer-Strewn World

Responses

Richard Egan: Spirituality and Cancer: "Not a Saccharine Additive"
Tim Meadowcroft: Finding Hope and Yearning for Love

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